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WEATHER GEEK: Nature’s not-so-subtle reminder – week/weekend outlook

WEATHER GEEK: Nature’s not-so-subtle reminder – week/weekend outlook

Press “Play” button to hear live weather info. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek We’ve stepped into the week before Thanksgiving, and nature’s here to remind us what... [Read more]

WEATHER GEEK: Autumn is about to kick into full-swing this week

WEATHER GEEK: Autumn is about to kick into full-swing this week

Press “Play” button to hear live weather info. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek We can thank a small ridge of high pressure for the awesomely comfortable weekend in the middle... [Read more]

WEATHER GEEK: The ‘Storm Train’ begins

WEATHER GEEK: The ‘Storm Train’ begins

Press the “Play” button to hear the live Weather video/audio stream. There isn’t much hope for a continuation of summer ahead. Light rain and showers will condition us this weekend... [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]

WEATHER GEEK: A Fall transition Tuesday with Thunderstorms!

WEATHER GEEK: A Fall transition Tuesday with Thunderstorms!

Click “Play” button to hear live streaming weather information. by Chris Scragg 9:45 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2: Moderate rain and heavy showers are moving through Western Washington currently.... [Read more]

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: What to expect from Wednesday’s rain

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: What to expect from Wednesday’s rain

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 cover the entire area and more embedded... [Read more]

WEATHER: Watch this weekend’s storm from the comfort of your computer

WEATHER: Watch this weekend’s storm from the comfort of your computer

As he’s done for us twice before, Burien photographer and weather enthusiast Chris Scragg is live-streaming this weekend’s wild weather – predicted to be very rainy and windy – and which... [Read more]

‘Big’ sinkhole has formed on S. 96th Street and 8th Ave S. in South Park

‘Big’ sinkhole has formed on S. 96th Street and 8th Ave S. in South Park

Reports that a ‘big’ sinkhole has formed on S. 96th Street near 8th Ave S. (map below) in unincorporated King County near the South Park neighborhood are coming in Friday morning (Sept. 6). No... [Read more]

WEATHER: National Weather Service issues ‘Flood Watch’ warning

WEATHER: National Weather Service issues ‘Flood Watch’ warning

Photo by Gregory Rehmke of a rain storm on Lake Burien on July 25, 2009. The National Weather Service issued a ‘Flood Watch’ for Thursday afternoon (Sept. 5) through Friday, predicting rain... [Read more]

WEATHER: Batten Down Your Docks B-Town, ‘Wind Advisory’ Issued

WEATHER: Batten Down Your Docks B-Town, ‘Wind Advisory’ Issued

If you haven’t already, now would be a good time to batten down your marina docks, as the National Weather Service issued a ‘Wind Advisory‘ this afternoon, warning of sustained winds... [Read more]

WEATHER: LOTS of Rain, Wind and Flooding Expected this Week

WEATHER: LOTS of Rain, Wind and Flooding Expected this Week

Remember just a few months ago when everyone was getting concerned because it hadn’t really rained in 80 days? Doncha miss those days? Well, as we’re sure you’re already well aware, the... [Read more]

Are You Ready for Some Rain? Some Wind? Weather Changing This Weekend

Are You Ready for Some Rain? Some Wind? Weather Changing This Weekend

The National Weather Service issued a “Special Weather Statement” Thursday morning (Oct. 11), warning Puget Sound area residents that a serious change of weather is a-movin’ in, disrupting... [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]

WEATHER: Batten Down Your Blue Tarps Burien – Wind Advisory Issued

WEATHER: Batten Down Your Blue Tarps Burien – Wind Advisory Issued

The National Weather Service released a ‘Wind Advisory‘ Monday (Nov. 21), warning residents of south winds from 20 – 30 mph with gusts between 45 – 57 mph through Noon Tuesday. So batten... [Read more]

WEATHER: Be Thankful You Own An Umbrella This Week; Flooding Possible

WEATHER: Be Thankful You Own An Umbrella This Week; Flooding Possible

The National Weather Service has issued a ‘Hydrologic Outlook’ statement Monday morning (Nov. 21) warning residents of western Washington of lots of rain, and of course the potential for flooding…

WEATHER UPDATE: Mix Of Rain & Snow Possible In Area Through Weekend

WEATHER UPDATE: Mix Of Rain & Snow Possible In Area Through Weekend

The National Weather Service released an updated ‘Special Weather Statement‘ on Thursday morning, calling for “a mix of rain and snow showers possible across the lowlands of western Washington... [Read more]

Rain Water Tour At Seahurst To Highlight Solutions To Polluted Runoff July 30th

Rain Water Tour At Seahurst To Highlight Solutions To Polluted Runoff July 30th

People For Puget Sound invites residents to a free, family-friendly ‘Rain Water’ tour on Saturday, July 30, beginning at the lower parking area of Seahurst Park, 2400 SW 140th St., from 10... [Read more]

PHOTOS: A Damp Day One At Burien’s Wild Strawberry Festival

PHOTOS: A Damp Day One At Burien’s Wild Strawberry Festival

Burien’s annual Wild Strawberry Festival kicked off under what is becoming the traditional gray, rainy skies. The best anyone could come up with was, “At least it’s not as bad as last... [Read more]

Got Clogs? City Of Burien Wants You To Check & Report Drainage Issues

Got Clogs? City Of Burien Wants You To Check & Report Drainage Issues

Late Friday, the City of Burien announced that it is asking residents to check and report any drainage problems on their property, or in their hoods or other areas. It’s all part of a plan to update... [Read more]

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]

PHOTOS: Rising Duwamish River Takes Tethered Boat Down In Tukwila

PHOTOS: Rising Duwamish River Takes Tethered Boat Down In Tukwila

From our sister site The Tukwila Blog: The Duwamish River crested Tuesday (Jan. 18th), and as it rose it brought a tethered boat down with it in Tuwkila, as seen in these photos shot by Photographer David... [Read more]

Heavy Rainfall Increases Landslide Chances; New Weather Statement Issued

Heavy Rainfall Increases Landslide Chances; New Weather Statement Issued

Several potent weather systems have produced heavy rainfall and some flooding over the Burien area over the last few days, and the National Weather Service issued a “Special Weather Statement”... [Read more]

UPDATE: Snow Finally Arrives In Burien. Whoop-Dee-Flippin’ Doo.

UPDATE: Snow Finally Arrives In Burien. Whoop-Dee-Flippin’ Doo.

Screengrab of radar image shows the storm moving in. As of Tuesday night, Jan. 11th at 6pm, light flakes are falling in Burien. Also, it’s snowing a little outside as the once-feared ‘Widespread... [Read more]

VIDEO: Scenes From Storm Damage In Seahurst Park

VIDEO: Scenes From Storm Damage In Seahurst Park

This last weekend’s “Pineapple Express” storm, which unleashed a record total of nearly 1.42 inches of rain in 24 hours at Sea-Tac Airport, did a considerable amount of damage to the... [Read more]

Another Day, Another Storm…And Another Series Of Power Outages

Another Day, Another Storm…And Another Series Of Power Outages

A fierce storm struck the Burien area early Tuesday morning, with sudden, racous thunderstorms, gusts up to 40 – 50mph, and of course, relentless, pounding rain. This all added up to another night without... [Read more]

Suffered Property Damage From The Recent Rain? Here’s How To Get Help

Suffered Property Damage From The Recent Rain? Here’s How To Get Help

If you’ve suffered property damage from the recent rainstorms, flooding and/or landslides, the King County Department of Assessments wants you to know how you can get help. “In light of the... [Read more]

Rain-Soaked Hill Causes Mudslide To Slam House Near Three Tree Point

Rain-Soaked Hill Causes Mudslide To Slam House Near Three Tree Point

Photo Courtesy J. Nelson. On Sunday (Dec. 12th), a mudslide sent numerous pieces of a retaining wall into a home in the 2300 block of SW 172nd, near Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood. According... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes From The Weekend Deluge And Subsequent Flooding

PHOTOS: Scenes From The Weekend Deluge And Subsequent Flooding

The much-anticipated “Pineapple Express” torrential “river” of rain hit the Burien area hard over the weekend, causing local flooding of creeks, a landslide, newly-formed ponds... [Read more]