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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]

PHOTOS: Windstorm grounds sailboat on beach at Burien’s Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Windstorm grounds sailboat on beach at Burien’s Three Tree Point

UPDATE 11/3/13: The sailboat that was grounded during Saturday’s intense windstorm didn’t fare too well – especially at high tide when it was battered against a cabana – as evidenced by... [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: 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]

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]

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]

Over 7,000 Homes Lose Power In Burien Area Due To Wind Storm

Over 7,000 Homes Lose Power In Burien Area Due To Wind Storm

A very strong wind storm gusted into the area Tuesday night (Jan. 24), leaving more than 7,000 homes without power in the Burien area. Seattle City Light says that one outage occurred around 11:30 p.m. The... [Read more]

WEATHER: ‘Wind Advisory’ Issued; Power Out In Parts Of Burien

WEATHER: ‘Wind Advisory’ Issued; Power Out In Parts Of Burien

The National Weather Service issued a ‘Wind Advisory’ Tuesday night (Jan. 24) for obvious reasons – it’s really windy out there – and Seattle City Light is reporting of at least two... [Read more]

WEATHER: Snow, Ice Storm, Rain…Next Up – WIND & FLOODING!

WEATHER: Snow, Ice Storm, Rain…Next Up – WIND & FLOODING!

Just when you thought things had calmed down after a wild week of wacky wintry weather comes a ‘Wind Advisory‘ from the National Weather Service, warning of winds from 20-30 MPH with gusts... [Read more]

Christmas Storm Brings Large Tree Down Across SW 152nd; Power Outages

Christmas Storm Brings Large Tree Down Across SW 152nd; Power Outages

UPDATE 12/27/11: Seattle City Light is reporting that power has been restored to all Customers affected by Christmas Day’s windstorm by 2:30 a.m. Monday (Dec. 26). Seattle City Light experienced multiple... [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]

PHOTOS: Boat Breaks From Buoy, Gets Slammed At Three Tree Point Wednesday

PHOTOS: Boat Breaks From Buoy, Gets Slammed At Three Tree Point Wednesday

Story by Scott Schaefer Photos by Bob Seaton On a windy Wednesday afternoon (Sept. 28), an 18-foot motorboat broke away from its mooring buoy off the north side of Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood... [Read more]

READER PHOTOS: Wild Windstorm Whacks Neighbor’s Canvas Carport

READER PHOTOS: Wild Windstorm Whacks Neighbor’s Canvas Carport

Editor – As I was sitting at my computer and watching the trees in the wind Thursday afternoon, I heard an odd noise coming down the street. It was a neighbor’s canvas carport making a desperate... [Read more]

Wild Windstorm Knocks Power Out In Burien/Normandy Park Neighborhoods

Wild Windstorm Knocks Power Out In Burien/Normandy Park Neighborhoods

Thursday’s powerful windstorm knocked out power to some 2,840 residents in the Burien/Normandy Park neighborhoods. According to Seattle City Light, power went out around 6:30pm and was restored for... [Read more]

VIDEO: Windy Northwest Evening Captured In Time Lapse

VIDEO: Windy Northwest Evening Captured In Time Lapse

With the wind whipping up the trees outside photographer Michael Brunk’s home office, he decided to put together a little time lapse video to capture the clouds flitting across the sky and the branches... [Read more]

VIDEO: Wild Winds Whip Walloping Waves Up At Burien’s Three Tree Point

VIDEO: Wild Winds Whip Walloping Waves Up At Burien’s Three Tree Point

Courtesy our friend and neighbor Fred Feiertag comes this video shot around 4:15pm Thursday of the walloping windstorm and its effect on the waves at Burien’s Three Tree Point beach: A “High... [Read more]

ADVISORY: Batten Down Your Blue Tarps Burien, It’s Going To Be Windy

ADVISORY: Batten Down Your Blue Tarps Burien, It’s Going To Be Windy

Batten down your blue tarps Burien – the National Weather Service released a “Wind Advisory” for the Puget Sound area, effective from 10am – 10pm on Thursday, March 10th. The weather wonks... [Read more]

‘Wind Advisory’ Issued; Expect Gusts Up To 50mph Until Around 2pm

‘Wind Advisory’ Issued; Expect Gusts Up To 50mph Until Around 2pm

Batten down the hatches folks – the National Weather Service released a “Wind Advisory” this morning (Wed., March 2) warning that gusts up to around 50mph can be expected to develop across... [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]

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]

Weatherfolks Say Warmer Temps, Rain Will Return Thanksgiving Day

Weatherfolks Say Warmer Temps, Rain Will Return Thanksgiving Day

The National Weather Service is saying that we’re almost done with this pre-winter cold snap, their latest “Special Weather Statement” claims that temps will rise and rain will return... [Read more]

Disaster Relief Fund Set Up For Artist Couple Who Lost House To Storm

Disaster Relief Fund Set Up For Artist Couple Who Lost House To Storm

Dane Johnson and Kathy Justin Monday night, Nov. 22nd, was a very bad one for Burien couple Dane Johnson and Kathy Justin. These two prolific artists, known for their active involvement in the local art... [Read more]