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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: Are you ready for some low temperatures?

WEATHER GEEK: Are you ready for some low temperatures?

Press “Play” button to hear live weather info. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek Check out the eight day forecast above and you’ll notice that the blue temperature bars drop... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Large container ship makes abrupt U-turn off Burien, blows fog horn

PHOTOS: Large container ship makes abrupt U-turn off Burien, blows fog horn

If you heard the sounds of a mysterious fog horn blaring early Thursday afternoon (like we did in Olde Burien), BTB Reader Elston Hill has an explanation: “The ship Hyundai Force was going south... [Read more]

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Moderate winds expected Thursday

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Moderate winds expected Thursday

Press “Play” button to hear live weather info. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek UPDATE 6:30 a.m.: A low pressure cyclone is set to landfall on southern Vancouver Island this... [Read more]

Powerful windstorm knocks out power to thousands Saturday night

Powerful windstorm knocks out power to thousands Saturday night

Our Puget Sound Weather Geek clocked a gust of 65MPH at his weather station above Three Tree Point Saturday night. With gusts reaching as high as 65MPH and sustained winds around 50MPH*, a massive, powerful... [Read more]

WEATHER GEEK: Batten down your Halloween stuff, it’s going to be windy!

WEATHER GEEK: Batten down your Halloween stuff, it’s going to be windy!

Press “Play” button to hear live weather info. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek UPDATE 10/25/14 12:45pm: The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning for winds... [Read more]

VIDEO: Time-lapse of Tuesday’s storm as seen from Seahurst

VIDEO: Time-lapse of Tuesday’s storm as seen from Seahurst

Burien resident Chris Rimple shot a time-lapse video on Tuesday, Oct. 21, showing a storm system moving through the region. “Here’s a time lapse of yesterday’s storm, from 9:30 a.m. to sunset,”... [Read more]

WEATHER GEEK: Scattered Thunderstorms and…a Tornado?!!

WEATHER GEEK: Scattered Thunderstorms and…a Tornado?!!

Press “Play” button to hear live weather info. It’s been a very active morning/early afternoon weather wise! Saturday morning (Oct. 11), a low pressure system ushered in a very... [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]

WEATHER: Watch residents’ live-stream Weather station of tonight’s storm

WEATHER: Watch residents’ live-stream Weather station of tonight’s storm

As he’s done for us three times before, Burien photographer and weather enthusiast Chris Scragg is live-streaming tonight’s weather – predicted to be rainy and windy – and which you can watch below from the comfort of your computer…

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]

WEATHER: Check out snow totals & road conditions via these Webcams

WEATHER: Check out snow totals & road conditions via these Webcams

A little bit of white stuff came and is now melting, leaving most roads clear – check out the latest conditions via these Webcams: Wag the Dog Dogcam #2: And here’s the latest 7-day forecast: Today:... [Read more]

WEATHER UPDATE: ‘Winter Storm Watch’ issued; 1-5″ of snow expected

WEATHER UPDATE: ‘Winter Storm Watch’ issued; 1-5″ of snow expected

The National Weather Service issued an updated, ALL CAPS “Winter Storm Watch” Thursday morning (Dec. 19), warning of 1 to 5-inches of snow starting Thursday evening. So…Friday will likely... [Read more]

WEATHER: Follow Saturday’s major windstorm via resident’s live stream

WEATHER: Follow Saturday’s major windstorm via resident’s live stream

As he did back on Sept. 29, Burien photographer and weather enthusiast Chris Scragg is live-streaming today’s major windstorm, which you can watch below: Live streaming video by Ustream Chris lives... [Read more]

WEATHER: Follow the major windstorm via resident’s live stream

WEATHER: Follow the major windstorm via resident’s live stream

Burien photographer and weather enthusiast Chris Scragg will be live-streaming information about Sunday night’s major windstorm, which is expected to have gusts of 44mph, perhaps even as high as... [Read more]

PHOTO: Broken electrical wire at Ambaum and 150th

PHOTO: Broken electrical wire at Ambaum and 150th

Dave Rice Tweeted the following photo of a broken electrical wire at Ambaum and 150th in Burien during Saturday afternoon’s powerful storm (click image to see larger version): Broken electric wire,... [Read more]

WEATHER: Expect non-stop rain, gusts up to 37mph this weekend

WEATHER: Expect non-stop rain, gusts up to 37mph this weekend

The National Weather Service has issued two warnings – a Wind Advisory and a Flood Watch – for this weekend. The weather peeps say to expect gusts up to 37 mph both Saturday and Sunday. The weather... [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]

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]

PHOTO: ‘A long arm reached down from the skies and stirred the sea…’

PHOTO: ‘A long arm reached down from the skies and stirred the sea…’

BTB Reader Dory Hamlyn sent us the following amazing photo, taken during Tuesday’s deluge (June 25), looking southwest from above Three Tree Point (click image to see larger version): “We... [Read more]

VIDEO: Time lapse demolition of Three Tree Point home of Burien Artists

VIDEO: Time lapse demolition of Three Tree Point home of Burien Artists

“Aside from losing a child, this has to be one of the toughest things to go through,” Dane Johnson told The B-Town Blog as the waterfront house he and Kathy Justin lived in was being demolished last Wednesday…

WEATHER: National Weather Service Issues Statement with ‘S’ Word In It

WEATHER: National Weather Service Issues Statement with ‘S’ Word In It

The National Weather Service issued a new ‘Special Weather Statement‘ Wednesday afternoon (Jan. 9), warning of “much colder temperatures and a chance of spotty lowland snow” through... [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]

Dock Washes Up on Burien Beach; Photog Asks ‘Could it be Tsunami Debris?’

Dock Washes Up on Burien Beach; Photog Asks ‘Could it be Tsunami Debris?’

UPDATE 1/8/13: We inspected the dock and took more pics – read our updated post here! BTB Reader Terry Haigh sent us this photo of a dock that washed up on the waterfront on SW 172nd in Burien’s... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Some Scenes from Monday’s Devastating Windstorm

PHOTOS: Some Scenes from Monday’s Devastating Windstorm

As light illuminated the Burien area, it became obvious that Monday morning’s strong windstorm caused a lot of damage to the south end. Power is out for many, Comcast was out for us (but is back... [Read more]

WEATHER UPDATE: Wind Advisory Issued; Expect Gusts Up to 55 MPH

WEATHER UPDATE: Wind Advisory Issued; Expect Gusts Up to 55 MPH

The National Weather Service issued a “Wind Advisory” Sunday afternoon (Dec. 16), warning of strong winds, with gusts up to 55 MPH, through Monday afternoon. But sadly, the Weather Peeps have... [Read more]