heat wave Section

Bloodworks Northwest issues urgent plea for Blood Donors due to heat wave

Bloodworks Northwest issues urgent plea for Blood Donors due to heat wave

Bloodworks Northwest has issued an urgent appeal for donors after collections began to dip sharply as a result of the mounting heat wave. “With a record-breaking heat wave coming this week we face serious... [Read more]

Here Are Ways to Stay Cool in Burien During this Week’s Blistering Heat Wave

Here Are Ways to Stay Cool in Burien During this Week’s Blistering Heat Wave

With temps predicted to be in the 90s over the next two days, here are tips on ways to stay cool in the Burien area…

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]

PHOTOS: Scenes From “Hotpocalypse ’09” (So Far…)

PHOTOS: Scenes From “Hotpocalypse ’09” (So Far…)

Looks like the hottest heat from “Hotpocalypse ’09” is over, so now it’s time to do what every media outlet does – let’s take a nostalgic look back at this heat wave... [Read more]

Temp Hits 100 In Burien. World Keeps Turning.

Temp Hits 100 In Burien. World Keeps Turning.

The patented B-Town Blog Weather Rock™® (ok, so it’s not really a rock but we bet there’s quartz inside there, plus, that sounds waay cooler than a “Digital Thermometer”)... [Read more]

ADVISORY: Not Only Will It Be *Really* Hot, It Could Be Smoggy

ADVISORY: Not Only Will It Be *Really* Hot, It Could Be Smoggy

The National Weather Service has released an “Excessive Heat Warning” along with an “Air Stagnation Advisory,” and while it may not be hot enough to cook an egg on the sidewalk... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Heat Wave Starts With…RAINSTORM?

PHOTOS: Heat Wave Starts With…RAINSTORM?

Courtesy BTB Contributing Photographer Gregory Rehmke comes this slideshow of an unusual summer storm hitting Lake Burien around 6pm Saturday night July 25th: Click to View Gregory Rehmke’s Photo... [Read more]

ADVISORY: Heat Wave Coming Over Next Several Days

ADVISORY: Heat Wave Coming Over Next Several Days

The National Weather Service issued a “Special Weather Statement” late Thursday afternoon (July 23rd) warning about a heat wave that will begin this weekend and last into next week, with projected... [Read more]

ADVISORY: The B-Town Weather Rock® May Melt

ADVISORY: The B-Town Weather Rock® May Melt

The patented B-Town Blog Weather Rock® is already showing serious signs of melting due to the recent heat wave that’s come in,  so please be aware of the dangers of the following throughout... [Read more]