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WEATHER: There’s a chance of SNOW tonight!

WEATHER: There’s a chance of SNOW tonight!

The National Weather Service has issued a ‘Winter Weather Advisory,’ warning residents that there’s a good chance of snow tonight (Friday, Dec. 23) for areas located at least 200 feet... [Read more]

WEATHER: Weather Service says good chance of snow; Alaska cancels flights

WEATHER: Weather Service says good chance of snow; Alaska cancels flights

NOTE: Our Puget Sound Weather Geek is currently in Arizona, but we managed to cobble this update together for him: Live Image from Three Tree Point (viewable during daytime only):  Click image to see... [Read more]

WEATHER: National Weather Service warning of light snow starting Monday

WEATHER: National Weather Service warning of light snow starting Monday

The National Weather Service issued a ‘Special Weather Statement‘ warning of light snow spreading inland from the coast on Monday, with accumulations less than an inch, then changing to rain... [Read more]

WEATHER: ‘Special Weather Statement’ issued, warning of unusually cold weather

WEATHER: ‘Special Weather Statement’ issued, warning of unusually cold weather

The National Weather Service on Monday issued a ‘Special Weather Statement‘ warning of “unusually cold weather” prevailing across Western Washington for the next week. “Local... [Read more]

WEATHER: ‘Securing loose items like . . . patio furniture recommended’

WEATHER: ‘Securing loose items like . . . patio furniture recommended’

The National Weather Service has issued a Special Weather Statement warning of a “vigorous” low pressure system that will bring showers and scattered thunderstorms to the area on Sunday, Sept.... [Read more]

King Tides to hit local shorelines around 9:30 p.m. tonight; can you take pics?

King Tides to hit local shorelines around 9:30 p.m. tonight; can you take pics?

Area residents are being asked by NOAA to take photos of tonight’s “King Tide,” which should occur around 9:30 p.m., in order to share what impact to property sea level rise might do. Also,... [Read more]

Keep Cool with Sprinklers at Chelsea & Lake Burien School Parks Today

Keep Cool with Sprinklers at Chelsea & Lake Burien School Parks Today

While National Weather Service on Friday downgraded its “Excessive Heat Warning” to just a Heat Advisory, it’s still feeling pretty toasty out there, so our friends at Burien Parks will... [Read more]

Chance of Snow Monday night, but don’t count on a ‘Snow Day’ Tuesday

Chance of Snow Monday night, but don’t count on a ‘Snow Day’ Tuesday

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]

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

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 to 14 inches through Wednesday…

When ‘May’ The Wet Weather Stop? Sunday Sets Rainfall Record At Airport

When ‘May’ The Wet Weather Stop? Sunday Sets Rainfall Record At Airport

Sea-Tac Airport broke a rainfall record for Sunday (May 15), with .81 of an inch falling before 6 p.m., beating the .56 record from 2001. For the first half of May, the total rainfall amount at the airport... [Read more]

VIDEO: What Might Happen To Burien If A Seattle Fault-Based Tsunami Hit

VIDEO: What Might Happen To Burien If A Seattle Fault-Based Tsunami Hit

by Scott Schaefer The recent and tragic news reverberating from last Friday’s devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan has caused a lot of concern for people living in the northwest, who wonder... [Read more]

Learn About Jumbo Squid This Saturday At The MaST Center In Des Moines

Learn About Jumbo Squid This Saturday At The MaST Center In Des Moines

Highline Community College’s Marine Science and Technology (MaST) Center is presenting a special seminar on “Jumbo” Squid with David Eric Hamm, NOAA Fisheries Research Scientist/Contractor,... [Read more]