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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]

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]

WEATHER: ‘Excessive Heat Warning’ Continues; Red Cross Offers Tips

WEATHER: ‘Excessive Heat Warning’ Continues; Red Cross Offers Tips

With temps predicted to be in the 90s today and tomorrow, the National Weather Service continues its “Excessive Heat Warning” through 11 p.m. Friday evening, Aug. 17. “The combination... [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]

“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]

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]

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]

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]

Temps Hit Record Highs…

Temps Hit Record Highs…

…and we have proof in this photo of our patented B-Town Blog Digital Weather Thingy®, taken at 2:34pm today in Three Tree Point, where it was probably a bit cooler than other ‘hoods: The... [Read more]

UPDATE: Record High Tied For The Day

UPDATE: Record High Tied For The Day

7pm UPDATE: According to the loco meteorologists, apparently the record high of 84 degrees was actually tied today at SeaTac Airport! WAY TO GO YOU VISUALIZING B-TOWN BLOG READERS! PREVIOUSLY: According... [Read more]