This Week’s Windstorm Threats

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 - We’re in the wet and windy season in the Pacific Northwest, which is going to become much more evident over the next week. If you live in the Puget Sound region you should keep up to date with the latest … Continue reading

Full Swing Autumn!

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 - We can thank a small ridge of high pressure for the awesomely comfortable weekend in the middle of fall. However, things are going to quickly change this week.   Updated Monday 10.20.2014: We’re looking at some potentially strong winds and … Continue reading

A Windy and Stormy Day.

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 - A rotating upper level low pressure system will spin onto our shores this morning. As a result, there will be some interesting weather across the region throughout the day. This system has collected a mass of cold air in the … Continue reading

A Weather Prediction Confusion – Possible Thunder Tonight (Tuesday)

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 - There seems to be a fundamental disagreement between a couple of the supercomputers that generate forecasting weather models. The models I’m looking at are the region specific WRF-GFS, developed and run by the University of Washington, and the national hourly … Continue reading

Another Round of Rough Weather

Mon, 13 Oct 2014 - Saturday’s weather bewildered us when heavy rain, lightning and even a tornado tore through the Puget Sound region. If you found that exciting, then you’ll like whats in store for us this week. A frontal system will bring a number … Continue reading

Weather News

WEATHER GEEK: Classic, strong Pacific storm to bring ‘gobs of rain’ to area

WEATHER GEEK: Classic, strong Pacific storm to bring ‘gobs of rain’ to area

From our very own Puget Sound Weather Geek: Click ^ “Play” ^ to see/hear the live streaming weather report/forecast. A classic strong pacific storm is churning off the coast of Washington... [Read more]


PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: What to expect from Wednesday’s rain

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: What to expect from Wednesday’s rain

From our own Puget Sound Weather Geek: Update 9:00AM: Rain and heavy showers with thunder and lightning lit up across the south eastern portion of the lowlands this morning. Rain is expected to... [Read more]


PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Spring storms are a’comin…

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Spring storms are a’comin…

by Chris Scragg Press PLAY for live streaming video by the Puget Sound Weather Geek! Temperatures spiked into the low and mid 80s on Friday and broke several historical records in Western Washington.... [Read more]


Welcome our latest innovation: our own 24/7 ‘Puget Sound Weather Geek’!

Welcome our latest innovation: our own 24/7 ‘Puget Sound Weather Geek’!

Press PLAY for live streaming video by the Puget Sound Weather Geek! We’re proud to introduce our latest innovation – our own hyperlocal weatherperson, the Puget Sound Weather Geek (aka Chris... [Read more]


Burn Ban upped to ‘Stage 2′ for King County

Burn Ban upped to ‘Stage 2′ for King County

To protect public health from worsening air pollution, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency has elevated the burn ban for King and Snohomish counties to Stage 2, effective as of 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25. A... [Read more]


Stage 1 Burn Ban Re-Issued for King County

Stage 1 Burn Ban Re-Issued for King County

Due to continuing cold weather and rising air pollution, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency has re-issued a Stage 1 burn ban for King County, effective at 4 p.m. today – Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. A Stage... [Read more]


PHOTOS: ‘Crows On Ice!’ (…the White Center Edition)

PHOTOS: ‘Crows On Ice!’ (…the White Center Edition)

WCB Reader Robbie Howell sent us the following great photos she took of some crows attempting to drink and bathe at the King County Natural Area in White Center on Tuesday (Jan. 15). “It was a pecking... [Read more]


WEATHER: ‘Excessive Heat Watch’ Warning Issued for Thursday-Friday

WEATHER: ‘Excessive Heat Watch’ Warning Issued for Thursday-Friday

The National Weather Service on Tuesday afternoon (Aug. 14) issued an ‘Excessive Heat Watch‘ alert for this Thursday (Aug. 16) and Friday (Aug. 17), warning residents that a “prolonged... [Read more]


WEATHER: Chance of Snow Monday night, but don’t count on much

WEATHER: Chance of Snow Monday night, but don’t count on much

The National Weather Service issued a “Special Weather Statement” Sunday warning of a chance of snow Monday night, March 5. But don’t worry kids – it won’t likely cause a Snow... [Read more]


Shorewood Elementary One Of 3 Highline Schools Closed Today

Shorewood Elementary One Of 3 Highline Schools Closed Today

Shorewood Elementary School, located at 2725 SW 116th Street, is one of three Highline Schools that are closed today (Monday, Jan. 23) due to power outages. The others are Madrona Elementary and Big Picture... [Read more]


WEATHER: Highline Schools Will Be Closed Thursday; Flooding Possible

WEATHER: Highline Schools Will Be Closed Thursday; Flooding Possible

The Highline School District announced late Wednesday afternoon (Jan. 18) that there will be no school Thursday, Jan. 19, “due to weather conditions,” according to its website. It’s... [Read more]


Highline Schools Starting 2 Hours Late Today; Holy Family On Time

Highline Schools Starting 2 Hours Late Today; Holy Family On Time

Photo courtesy Jeff Simpson. UPDATE Tues. 1/17/12 8 a.m.: Highline Schools will start two hours late today (Tuesday, Jan. 17), and there will be no A.M. Kindergarten, no A.M. ECEAP. and no A.M. Preschool... [Read more]


UPDATE: ‘Winter Storm Watch’ Says Up To 15″ Of Snow Possible Over Next 2 Days

UPDATE: ‘Winter Storm Watch’ Says Up To 15″ Of Snow Possible Over Next 2 Days

UPDATE 3:40 p.m., 1/16/12: The National Weather Service issued a revised ‘Winter Storm Watch‘ Monday afternoon, calling for two more rounds of snow – up to 3 inches through Tuesday, and up... [Read more]


Is It Snowing Where You Are Yet? Here’s An Easy Way To Find Out…

Is It Snowing Where You Are Yet? Here’s An Easy Way To Find Out…

We hate to state the obvious, but…depending on how far above sea level you are, and whether there’s any precipitation, it’s either snowing…or not…in the general White Center... [Read more]


WEATHER: Snow May Put The ‘White’ In White Center Early Next Week

WEATHER: Snow May Put The ‘White’ In White Center Early Next Week

Just when you thought your mild northwest “winter” was over comes word from the National Weather Service that the ‘S’ word – as in SNOW – may creep back into the forecast early... [Read more]


WEATHER: No Snow Yet, But ‘Winter Storm Warning’ In Effect Until Thursday

WEATHER: No Snow Yet, But ‘Winter Storm Warning’ In Effect Until Thursday

No snow to speak of has fallen in SeaTac yet, but the National Weather Service issued another a “Winter Storm Warning” Wednesday morning (Feb. 23) that will remain in effect until 10am Thursday... [Read more]


WEATHER: ‘Snowfall Accumulations…Up To 6 Inches Are Possible’ Starting Wed.

WEATHER: ‘Snowfall Accumulations…Up To 6 Inches Are Possible’ Starting Wed.

Tuesday morning (Feb. 22), the National Weather Service issued a urgent “Winter Storm Watch” for Wednesday through Thursday, saying that “snowfall accumulations of up to 6 inches are... [Read more]


National Weather Service Says ‘Snow Showers Can Be Expected’ This Week

National Weather Service Says ‘Snow Showers Can Be Expected’ This Week

The National Weather Service released a “Special Weather Statement” on Sunday (Feb. 20), warning that “snow showers can be expected on The Lowlands this week.” “Snow levels... [Read more]


WEATHER: Snow Level Being ‘Dragged Down'; Chance Of Lowland Snow Thurs.?

WEATHER: Snow Level Being ‘Dragged Down'; Chance Of Lowland Snow Thurs.?

The National Weather Service issued a “Special Weather Statement” Wednesday afternoon (Feb. 16th) that suggests that the chance of “lowland snow” beginning Thursday (Feb. 17th)... [Read more]


WEATHER: Chance Of Snow Thursday Or Friday, Possibly Early Next Week

WEATHER: Chance Of Snow Thursday Or Friday, Possibly Early Next Week

The National Weather Service is warning everyone that there’s a 60% chance of some snow this Thursday (Feb. 17th), with the snow level projected to be around 200 feet. The snow level is predicted... [Read more]