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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]

Snow, Extreme Cold & Serious Winds Have Major Impact On Burien Area (2010)

Snow, Extreme Cold & Serious Winds Have Major Impact On Burien Area (2010)

The combination of Monday’s snow followed by extremely low temps (our thermometer showed a low of 20 F overnight) with the knockout punch of some serious winds had a major impact on the Burien area,... [Read more]

WEATHER: It’s Snowing! And We Might See 2-6? By Tonight; Winds Next

WEATHER: It’s Snowing! And We Might See 2-6? By Tonight; Winds Next

With less than a month before winter, it’s a late-fall winter wonderland in the Burien area this morning (Monday, Nov. 22nd), with snowflakes blanketing the area nicely, making for some scenic yet... [Read more]

National Weather Service Releases ‘Winter Weather Advisory’: Snow Possible

National Weather Service Releases ‘Winter Weather Advisory’: Snow Possible

The National Weather Service released a “Winter Weather Advisory” just before Noon on Sunday, Nov. 21st, with a warning for possible snow showers in the greater Seattle/Tacoma/Everett area... [Read more]

WEATHER: Second Surge Of Cold Air Coming Monday And Tuesday

WEATHER: Second Surge Of Cold Air Coming Monday And Tuesday

The National Weather Service released another “Special Weather Statement” (not as strong as an Advisory) on Saturday, warning us all that, in addition to the possibility of cold and snow this... [Read more]

Power Restored To Most Burienites After Severe Windstorm Strikes Area

Power Restored To Most Burienites After Severe Windstorm Strikes Area

A windstorm with winds gusting up to 50mph caused numerous power outages across the Burien area Monday night. The outages initially left more than 18,000 City Light customers without power, and aside from... [Read more]

UPDATE: Power Restored After Downed Tree Causes Outage For 3,700 In Area

UPDATE: Power Restored After Downed Tree Causes Outage For 3,700 In Area

UPDATE 4/2/10 @ 5pm: Seattle City Light says that their repair crews restored power about 3:30pm to 3,700 homes and businesses in Burien and unincorporated King County that were affected by an outage caused... [Read more]

WEATHER ADVISORY: "High Wind Watch" In Effect For Friday

WEATHER ADVISORY: "High Wind Watch" In Effect For Friday

The National Weather Service issued a “High Wind Watch” advisory Thursday afternoon (April 1), and unlike some of our earlier stories, this one’s no joke – expect wind speeds between... [Read more]

ADVISORY: Batten Down Your Blue Tarps Burien, A “High Wind Watch” Is Coming

ADVISORY: Batten Down Your Blue Tarps Burien, A “High Wind Watch” Is Coming

You know it’s November in the Northwest when another Weather Advisory gets posted – this one a “Wind Advisory” predicted to hit around 6pm Sunday night and continue for at least... [Read more]

ADVISORY: “Vigorous Cold Front” Moving In Friday Morning

ADVISORY: “Vigorous Cold Front” Moving In Friday Morning

The National Weather Service issued a “Special Weather Statement” at 4:30pm Thursday (Nov. 12th), warning of a “vigorous cold front” hitting the area Friday morning, bringing rain,... [Read more]