winter Section

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]

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…

PHOTOS: Snow scenes in Burien; please share yours with our Readers!

PHOTOS: Snow scenes in Burien; please share yours with our Readers!

Have you enjoyed the snow in Burien yet? Well we have, and we’re asking our Readers to email their best pics in! Here are some scenes from Sunday morning…

WEATHER: Snow hits Burien

WEATHER: Snow hits Burien

The National Weather Service says that a system moving up from the south will provide a 70% chance of snow Saturday night (Feb. 8), with a total accumulation of less than half an inch possible…

WEATHER: Cold air mass will lower temps ~20 degrees below normal

WEATHER: Cold air mass will lower temps ~20 degrees below normal

The National Weather Service issued a Special Weather Statement warning of a cold air mass that will drop temps down 10 – 20 degrees below normal…

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Advertiser Highline Club invites you warm up in their 85-degree pool

The last thing anyone wants to do first thing on a winter morning is get out of their warm bed, let alone head outside for a freezing jog or drive to a just-as-drafty gym where by the time you’re actually... [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]

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COUPON: Save $15 on Matt Griffin YMCA ‘Y Riders Snowboarding Trips’!

Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA is offering a great $15 Off Coupon for its ‘Y Riders Snowboarding Trips’ which will happen Dec. 21, Jan. 20 and Feb. 17: Click image to print coupon. SKIING AND... [Read more]

City of Burien says it has ‘new tools to help keep roads clear in the event of snow’

City of Burien says it has ‘new tools to help keep roads clear in the event of snow’

The City of Burien announced in its monthly newsletter that its Public Works roads crew “has some new tools to help keep roads clear in the event of snow…”

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New Advertiser Tours Northwest Now Offering Ski Tours and More

We’d like to welcome aboard our newest Advertiser, Tours Northwest. Tours Northwest, with its fleet of comfy, heated and air conditioned coaches, has been showing off the greater Puget Sound area…

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Advertiser Center Tool Ready to Help You with Swift Weather Changes

When the rain and wind and snow barge in these next few months – and they will barge in – “we wlll be ready to assist you,” Doug Stevens, proprietor of Advertiser Center Tool, told us recently…

Shop Local and Enjoy Free Holiday Activities at Burien’s Winterfest Dec. 1

Shop Local and Enjoy Free Holiday Activities at Burien’s Winterfest Dec. 1

Burien’s Winterfest celebration offers the perfect chance to shop local while enjoying a free celebration brimming with activities for the whole family from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1. Burien’s... [Read more]

WEATHER: Traces of Snow around, but NO school closures Tuesday

WEATHER: Traces of Snow around, but NO school closures Tuesday

There’s some snow on the ground in the B-Town area Tuesday morning, but sorry kids – it’s not enough to close or delay schools. The National Weather Service issued a Special Weather Statement... [Read more]

PHOTOS: You Know It’s Winter When You See Ice Forming On Lake Burien

PHOTOS: You Know It’s Winter When You See Ice Forming On Lake Burien

BTB Contributor Gregory Rehmke sent us the following photos Friday showing ice forming on Lake Burien this morning, when the low was in the upper 20s:  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]

VIDEO: Time Lapse Of Wednesday’s Snowstorm At Three Tree Point

VIDEO: Time Lapse Of Wednesday’s Snowstorm At Three Tree Point

We set up a waterproof (and snow and ice-proof) time lapse ‘Plantcam’ on a signpost looking south on SW 172nd in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood, where we captured the following... [Read more]

Seahurst Park Closed Friday Due To Road Conditions And Downed Trees

Seahurst Park Closed Friday Due To Road Conditions And Downed Trees

Burien Parks sent out the following Tweet Friday morning, Jan. 20, which included the photo above of a downed tree blocking the road to Seahurst Park: Seahurst Park in #Burien is closed to the public... [Read more]

Power Restored, Warmer Temps Predicted & Some Cold Weather Tips

Power Restored, Warmer Temps Predicted & Some Cold Weather Tips

Icicles on a 737 on Jan. 19, 2012 courtesy Alaska Airlines. Whew…after more than 14 hours without power due to the unexpected ice storm, the B-Town Blog Home HQ got its electricity restored, and... [Read more]

PHOTOS: A Collection Of Snow Photos, From Readers & Us

PHOTOS: A Collection Of Snow Photos, From Readers & Us

Despite all the media weather overhype and abuse of yellow parkas, the first snowstorm of 2012 didn’t disappoint us, as we enjoyed a true snow day with our kids in conditions perfect for building snowmen, playing and…

WEATHER: Latest Forecast, School Closures & Other Snow-Related Notes

WEATHER: Latest Forecast, School Closures & Other Snow-Related Notes

The big snowstorm has finally hit, snow continues to fall, and in case you didn’t know – all schools are closed – so be sure to get out and enjoy this winter wonderland before it turns to rain,... [Read more]

In Case Of Snow, City Of Burien Has Its Own ‘Mr. Plow(s)’ Standing By

In Case Of Snow, City Of Burien Has Its Own ‘Mr. Plow(s)’ Standing By

Call Mr. Plow, That’s my name, That name again Is Mr. Plow. Boom-chi-cha-boom-chi-cha-boom-chi-boom I’m Mr. Plow, and I’m here to say, I’m the plowin’est guy in the... [Read more]

WEATHER: Despite Scaled Back Predictions, Still A Chance Of 5-9″ Snow

WEATHER: Despite Scaled Back Predictions, Still A Chance Of 5-9″ Snow

Although the predicted upcoming snowstorm is a tough one to precisely pin down, weather experts are still calling for five to nine inches of snow to fall in the area starting Tuesday night (Jan. 17) and... [Read more]

Expect Delays In Burien Area If You’re A Waste Management Customer

Expect Delays In Burien Area If You’re A Waste Management Customer

Waste Management announced Tuesday (Jan. 17) that they “will be collecting residential, commercial and roll-off on schedule. Due to inclement weather please expect delays in parts of Seattle, Burien... [Read more]

Highline Schools Will Start 2 Hours Late Today; Kennedy High School Closed

Highline Schools Will Start 2 Hours Late Today; Kennedy High School Closed

Photo courtesy Jeff Simpson. UPDATE Tues. 1/17/12 8 a.m.: Highline Schools will start two hours late today (Tuesday, Jan. 17), and there will be no A.M. Kindergarten, no A.M. ECEAP. and no A.M. Preschool... [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…

PHOTOS: Here Are Some Reader Pics From Sunday’s Snowfall

PHOTOS: Here Are Some Reader Pics From Sunday’s Snowfall

Here are some photos submitted by our Readers taken during Sunday’s snowfall around Burien, with the most recent ones first. Courtesy John Elliott, who adds “I took this today after the snow... [Read more]

Is It Snowing In Burien Yet? Here’s An Easy Way To Tell…

Is It Snowing In Burien Yet? Here’s An Easy Way To Tell…

We hate to state the obvious, but…depending on how far above sea level you are, and whether there’s any precipitation, it’s either snowing…or not…in the general Burien area. The... [Read more]