Return of The Thunderstorms

Tue, 05 May 2015 - What to Expect May 5th 2015: It’s a sweater wearing day. Cooler temperatures in the mid 50s. Hold on to your hat! Gusty winds (15-25mph) continue through the day. Time your dog walks. Showers will intermittently interrupt the sunshine through … Continue reading

Drought Explanation and El Niño Outlook

Sun, 19 Apr 2015 - Last week I wrote an article about diminishing water concerns. In less than a week after I published that article, Governor Jay Inslee and the NWS declared drought for 44% of Washington. Why are there mixed messages? The first reason … Continue reading

Water Concerns Diminish

Sun, 12 Apr 2015 - There’s been some good news for the western Washington region that will, at least for now, quiet the concerns of local residents. The water outlook for western Washington is looking better. According to UW Professor Cliff Mass, the recent systems … Continue reading

Multi-day Thunderstorm Outbreak

Fri, 03 Apr 2015 - For the last few days, thunderstorms have dotted western Washington; stunning photographers, weather enthusiasts, and commuters. Lightning, heavy rain, and a blanket of hail struck the I-5 corridor on Tuesday (3-31) and Wednesday (4-1). These storms were fueled by an … Continue reading

In The Spring Swing This Week

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 - Some exciting weather may be on the way early this week, and I’ll be watching “from the sidelines” in warm and clear Phoenix, Arizona. A cold front will drop some light to moderate rain into western Washington tonight (Monday), and … Continue reading

Weather News

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Return of the Thunderstorms!

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Return of the Thunderstorms!

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek Return of the Thunderstorms on Cinco de Mayo! What to Expect May 5, 2015: It’s... [Read more]


PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Multi-day Thunderstorm outbreak!

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Multi-day Thunderstorm outbreak!

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek For the last few days, thunderstorms have dotted western Washington; stunning... [Read more]


PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: It’s going to be a stormy weekend

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: It’s going to be a stormy weekend

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragga Puget Sound Weather Geek Good Weekend everyone! Mother nature sure must hate weekends, because we’re... [Read more]


WEATHER GEEK: The big windstorm has arrived; watch & hear about it here!

WEATHER GEEK: The big windstorm has arrived; watch & hear about it here!

Press “Play” button to hear live weather info. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek UPDATED 7:00 PM: Hi everyone! This will be brief, I just got home and the winds are already starting... [Read more]


WEATHER GEEK: Record breaking high temps & potentially damaging windstorm!

WEATHER GEEK: Record breaking high temps & potentially damaging windstorm!

Press “Play” button to hear live weather info. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek Not sure which is more impressive, tomorrow’s possible wind storm or today’s record high temperatures... [Read more]


WEATHER GEEK: Temps rise, rain to return as the area starts to thaw out

WEATHER GEEK: Temps rise, rain to return as the area starts to thaw out

Press “Play” button to hear live weather info. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek We’ll be slowly crawling out of our cold spell throughout this week, but until we’ve fully... [Read more]


PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Post-Thanksgiving chill coming!

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Post-Thanksgiving chill coming!

Press “Play” button to hear live weather info. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek Good morning and Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Only a single day after we enjoy our family’s... [Read more]


WEATHER GEEK: Batten down your Halloween stuff, it’s going to be windy!

WEATHER GEEK: Batten down your Halloween stuff, it’s going to be windy!

Press “Play” button to hear live weather info. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek UPDATE 10/25/14 12:45pm: The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning for winds... [Read more]


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]