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WEATHER: ‘Excessive Heat Warning’ issued for this week, starting Tuesday

WEATHER: ‘Excessive Heat Warning’ issued for this week, starting Tuesday

The National Weather Service has issued an ‘Excessive Heat Warning,’ starting Tuesday, Aug. 1, and continuing through Friday, Aug. 4. Expect temps to hit the high 90s, with Thursday most... [Read more]

City of Burien reminds residents of fireworks ban, fire danger during heat

City of Burien reminds residents of fireworks ban, fire danger during heat

The City of Burien wants to remind all that – as the 4th of July rapidly approaches – residents are asked to comply with Burien’s ban on fireworks within City limits. “Hot, dry temperatures... [Read more]

Bloodworks Northwest says ‘Heat Wave Triggers Blood Shortage’

Bloodworks Northwest says ‘Heat Wave Triggers Blood Shortage’

Bloodworks Northwest has issued an urgent appeal for donors today after collections began to dip sharply as a result of the mounting heat wave and reduced collections caused by summer vacations. “Even... [Read more]

WEATHER GEEK: Weekend heatwave & possible thunderstorm outbreak

WEATHER GEEK: Weekend heatwave & possible thunderstorm outbreak

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek Hey folks! Summer is certainly here and you have two weather possibilities for... [Read more]

Too hot for ya? City turns on water fountains at Town Square Park

Too hot for ya? City turns on water fountains at Town Square Park

After Monday’s record-setting 86 degree high tied the area with Phoenix as the hottest in the nation, the City of Burien on Tuesday decided to turn on the water fountains at Town Square Park. Temps... [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…

UPDATE: Weather Peeps Upgrade Alert to ‘Excessive Heat Warning’

UPDATE: Weather Peeps Upgrade Alert to ‘Excessive Heat Warning’

The National Weather Service on Wednesday afternoon (Aug. 15) downgraded its ‘Excessive Heat Watch’ to a mild ‘Excessive Heat Warning,’ in effect from Noon Thursday (Aug. 16) through 11 p.m. Friday (Aug. 17)…

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: National Weather Service Issues ‘Heat Advisory’ for this Weekend

WEATHER: National Weather Service Issues ‘Heat Advisory’ for this Weekend

You know that summer has finally really hit when the National Weather Service issues a ‘Heat Advisory,’ so enjoy your hot weekend, but be careful. Temps are predicted to climb into the upper... [Read more]

PHOTO: Forest Fire Smoke Adds Dramatic Effect To Saturday’s Sunset

PHOTO: Forest Fire Smoke Adds Dramatic Effect To Saturday’s Sunset

Smoke from a forest fire burning in the Olympic National Forest (or perhaps Westport?) added dramatic shapes and colors to Saturday night’s sunset, as evidenced in the photo below submitted by BTB... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Archery Bistro Offers Ideas On What To Eat/Drink To Stay Cool

Advertiser Archery Bistro Offers Ideas On What To Eat/Drink To Stay Cool

BTB Advertiser Archery Bistro (located at the Normandy Park Towne Center), would like our Readers to know about their latest food specials and events. Here’s a letter from Chef Brandon about this... [Read more]

Spend Your Cash And Make A Splash At Today’s Farmers Market

Spend Your Cash And Make A Splash At Today’s Farmers Market

Today’s Burien Farmers Market runs until 6pm, and there are numerous reasons to come over, including the Seattle Humane Society’s MaxMobile, where you can adopt a pet right on site, lots of... [Read more]

Cool Off Tonight With Free Sprinklers, Pet Licenses & Music By “Chasing Jane”

Cool Off Tonight With Free Sprinklers, Pet Licenses & Music By “Chasing Jane”

With the recent record-breaking (yet sudden) heat wave, folks throughout the area are trying to find creative ways to stay cool. One way to really stay and “be cool” is to go to tonight’s... [Read more]

“Heat Advisory” Issued; Plus, Tips On Keeping Cool In Burien

“Heat Advisory” Issued; Plus, Tips On Keeping Cool In Burien

The National Weather Service issued a “Heat Advisory” for the northwest on Tuesday (July 6), as the summer season gets “switched on,” with temps predicted to hit highs around 90... [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]

HOTPOCALYPSE ’09: Reader Pics Of Burien’s Hottest Day On Record

HOTPOCALYPSE ’09: Reader Pics Of Burien’s Hottest Day On Record

We’re not saying that the 102.9-degree heat recorded Wednesday, July 29, 2009 was the hottest day ever. No, that would be pretentious of us to think that it’s never been warmer here (since... [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]

Advice On Keeping Your Pets Safe During The Heat

Advice On Keeping Your Pets Safe During The Heat

by Dr. Leslie Kasper, DVM Companion Animal Medical Center Boy it’s hot out! Ninety-plus degree weather and no real rainfall in months; Burienites haven’t seen weather like this for some... [Read more]

Need To Cool Down? Run Through Sprinklers At Lake Burien School Park Twice A Day!

Need To Cool Down? Run Through Sprinklers At Lake Burien School Park Twice A Day!

The Burien Parks Department wants kids of all ages to cool down by running through their sprinklers at Lake Burien School Park, where they’re turning on the irrigation systems for two one-hour periods... [Read more]

Where To Cool Down During “Hotpocalypse ’09”

Where To Cool Down During “Hotpocalypse ’09”

Somewhere, somebody cranked the master thermostat waaaay the flip up, with temps in the 80s Monday and predicted to hit a major, possible record-breaking high between 99 and 106(!) on Wednesday. While... [Read more]

Tips To Stay Cool During “Hotpocalypse ’09”

Tips To Stay Cool During “Hotpocalypse ’09”

Looks like the much-hyped “Hotpocalypse ’09â„¢!” is finally hitting, with temps forecast to be in the 90s over the next several days, prompting local health officials to issue the... [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]

ADVISORY: Expect Minor Heat Wave This Weekend!

ADVISORY: Expect Minor Heat Wave This Weekend!

Wow, just in time for the Burien Strawberry Festival – a minor HEAT WAVE is coming, according to the Patented B-Town Blog Weather Rock: Hot weather across western Washington this weekend… A... [Read more]