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WEATHER UPDATE: Snow May Start As Early As Saturday Morning

WEATHER UPDATE: Snow May Start As Early As Saturday Morning

The National Weather Service has moved up its prediction of weekend snow, now claiming that the white stuff may hit the northwest as early as Saturday morning, some 12-24 hours earlier than its last update. Snow... [Read more]

PHOTO: Another Amazing Burien Sunset, This Time With Paddleboarders!

PHOTO: Another Amazing Burien Sunset, This Time With Paddleboarders!

BTB Reader Susan Plecko sent us this amazing photo, taken during Friday night’s (Jan. 13) sunset, and showing two hardy souls – paddle boarders out on Puget Sound during winter! Click image to... [Read more]

WEATHER UPDATE: Weather Peeps Predicting 40-50% Chance Of Snow

WEATHER UPDATE: Weather Peeps Predicting 40-50% Chance Of Snow

The National Weather Service released a ‘Special Weather Statement‘ early Friday morning (Jan. 13), warning of a cold front arriving Saturday morning, presenting a 40-50% chance of snow accumulation... [Read more]

WEATHER: ‘S’ Word Being Mentioned For Early Next Week; Here’s The Forecast

WEATHER: ‘S’ Word Being Mentioned For Early Next Week; Here’s The Forecast

Just when you thought your mild B-Town area “winter” was over comes word from the National Weather Service that the ‘S’ word – as in SNOW – may creep back into the forecast... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Another Amazing January Sunset From Burien’s Eagle Landing Park

PHOTOS: Another Amazing January Sunset From Burien’s Eagle Landing Park

BTB Contributor Jim Branson sent us the following pics of Sunday night’s amazingly beautiful sunset, taken from Eagle Landing Park on Sunday night, Jan. 8 (click images to see larger versions):  Read More →

Sponsored Post BTB Advertiser Center Tool Rental Says: ‘It’s Time To Winterize’

BTB Advertiser Center Tool Rental Says: ‘It’s Time To Winterize’

And now a word from Advertiser Center Tool Rental… We stopped in recently to say Hi to our friends in White Center. While there we picked up on tips to keep in mind in preparing for and dealing with... [Read more]

WEATHER: ‘Special Weather Statement’ Mentions The S-Word For Friday

WEATHER: ‘Special Weather Statement’ Mentions The S-Word For Friday

The National Weather Service on Wednesday (Nov. 16) released a “Special Weather Statement” that mentions the “S” word – SNOW – as possibly happening this Friday. They say that... [Read more]

Are You Prepared For Another Snowy Winter? The City Of Seattle Says It Is…

Are You Prepared For Another Snowy Winter? The City Of Seattle Says It Is…

First Ave South after a 2008 snow. by Jack Mayne Residents of the Burien area who work in Seattle must remember the snowstorm of 2008, when even some arterials were clogged with snow on which Seattle city... [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]

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

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

We set up a remote, weatherproof time lapse camera on SW 172nd Street in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood late Wednesday afternoon (Feb. 23rd), then let it record until late Friday afternoon... [Read more]

UPDATED: Some Reader Photos Of This Week’s Winter Wonderland In Burien

UPDATED: Some Reader Photos Of This Week’s Winter Wonderland In Burien

The snowstorm has turned the entire Burien area into a Winter Wonderland, and what better way to appreciate it than checking out some of the photos we’ve received. We encourage all our Readers to... [Read more]

PHOTOS: More From Our Late February Snow Day

PHOTOS: More From Our Late February Snow Day

We’ve gotten great photo submissions from our readers from the recent snow — and we’ll be posting more on Friday — but BTB’s photographer Michael Brunk got outside today to... [Read more]

WEATHER: Snow Hits Burien Wed. Night, Over 3 Inches Fall Near Sea Level

WEATHER: Snow Hits Burien Wed. Night, Over 3 Inches Fall Near Sea Level

Snow finally fell on the Burien area Wednesday night, and as of midnight, at least three inches were on the ground near sea level in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood, with large flakes still... [Read more]

VIDEO: Snow Briefly Appears & Then Disappears

VIDEO: Snow Briefly Appears & Then Disappears

With the entire Puget Sound on alert for snow, the blog staff has been keeping one eye on the sky in case any of the white stuff puts in an appearance. Several of our photographers have been preparing... [Read more]

WEATHER: Flakes Fall In Burien; ‘Winter Storm Warning’ In Effect Until Thursday

WEATHER: Flakes Fall In Burien; ‘Winter Storm Warning’ In Effect Until Thursday

Around 12:30pm Wednesday (Feb. 23rd) a small snow squall passed through the Burien area, with large flakes falling (and sticking) for 15 or so minutes. Then, just as soon as it appeared, it disappeared.... [Read more]

WEATHER: 2-6″ Of Snow Wed./Thurs.? Plus, Webcams To Watch Snowfall

WEATHER: 2-6″ Of Snow Wed./Thurs.? Plus, Webcams To Watch Snowfall

The National Weather Service released their latest urgent, ALL CAPS Winter Storm Warning Tuesday afternoon (Feb. 22), with revised predictions of 2-6-inches of snow falling beginning late tonight and continuing through Thursday morning…

WEATHER: ‘Snowfall Accumulations…Up To 6 Inches Are Possible’ Starting Wed.

WEATHER: ‘Snowfall Accumulations…Up To 6 Inches Are Possible’ Starting Wed.

Tuesday morning (Feb. 22), the National Weather Service issued a urgent “Winter Storm Watch” for Wednesday through Thursday, saying that “snowfall accumulations of up to 6 inches are... [Read more]

National Weather Service Says ‘Snow Showers Can Be Expected’ This Week

National Weather Service Says ‘Snow Showers Can Be Expected’ This Week

The National Weather Service released a “Special Weather Statement” on Sunday (Feb. 20), warning that “snow showers can be expected on The Lowlands this week.” “Snow levels... [Read more]

UPDATE: New ‘Special Weather Statement’ Released; Expect Rain/Snow

UPDATE: New ‘Special Weather Statement’ Released; Expect Rain/Snow

The National Weather Service issued another “Special Weather Statement” Thursday morning (Feb. 17th) that predicts that we’ll see a mix of rain and snow down to sea level through Friday. However,... [Read more]

WEATHER: Chance Of Snow Thursday Or Friday, Possibly Early Next Week

WEATHER: Chance Of Snow Thursday Or Friday, Possibly Early Next Week

The National Weather Service is warning everyone that there’s a 60% chance of some snow this Thursday (Feb. 17th), with the snow level projected to be around 200 feet. The snow level is predicted... [Read more]

‘A Brief Period Of Light Snow Is Possible’ Saturday Night/Sunday Morning

‘A Brief Period Of Light Snow Is Possible’ Saturday Night/Sunday Morning

The National Weather Service released a “Special Weather Statement” Saturday afternoon (Jan. 29), warning that “a brief period of light snow is possible” starting late tonight or... [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]

All Highline Schools Will Start One Hour Late Today

All Highline Schools Will Start One Hour Late Today

According to the website SchoolReport.org, it appears that all Highline Public Schools will start one hour late today (Wednesday, Jan. 12th). According to the HSD website, a one-hour delay means: …buses... [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]

ADVISORY: 1? to 4? Of Snow May Fall Tonight; Early Commute Encouraged

ADVISORY: 1? to 4? Of Snow May Fall Tonight; Early Commute Encouraged

UPDATE TUES. 1/11/11 1pm: The National Weather Service is sticking to their prediction for today’s impending snowstorm, saying that 1 to 4-inches of snow is probable, starting in the late afternoon,... [Read more]

Metro Transit Will Be On ‘Snow Watch’ Tuesday Afternoon

Metro Transit Will Be On ‘Snow Watch’ Tuesday Afternoon

Metro Transit announced Monday afternoon (Jan. 10th), that it will be on “Snow Watch” for Tuesday afternoon’s commute (Jan. 11), which they say “could be very different from morning... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Cold Enough To Freeze Lake Burien? Here’s Photographic Proof

PHOTOS: Cold Enough To Freeze Lake Burien? Here’s Photographic Proof

Courtesy Contributing Photographer Gregory Rehmke comes photographic proof that yes, it’s cold enough to freeze Lake Burien over: First picture is morning of Jan. 1. Maybe ice half way out, but ducks... [Read more]