Look for Northern Lights Tonight!

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 - A class X solar flare erupted from the surface of the sun and is going to smash into our electromagnetic field. This means that we should all be looking at the northern horizon tonight for the glow of Aurora Borealis. … Continue reading

Costly Beautiful Weather

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 - Offshore flow is clearing out any chance of fog this morning as a high pressure system fills in above us. We’re going to see some lovely weather for the next week, clear skies and temperatures upwards of 80′F. However, this … Continue reading

Windy in the Sound.

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 - As we begin a warm weather streak for at least the next 6 days, we’ll experience a windy transition period Wednesday night as our flow pattern shifts from onshore to offshore. The National Weather Service has issued a Small Craft … Continue reading

Weather Update: Rainy Interruption and Long Term Rain Deficit?

Mon, 08 Sep 2014 - Light showers are expected to form and move over the Puget Sound on Monday by around 4:00pm and last until late into the night. I’ve been enjoying the beautiful cloudless weather as I’m sure most of us have. This weekend … Continue reading

A Fall Transition Tuesday with Thunderstorms!

Wed, 03 Sep 2014 - 9:45PM September 2nd 2014: Moderate rain and heavy showers are moving through Western Washington currently. We are expected to dry out by Wednesday morning. Today’s weather signaled a strong transition from summer to fall as the skies became more spotted … Continue reading

Weather News

WEATHER GEEK: Costly, beautiful weather – with a ‘Red Flag Warning’

WEATHER GEEK: Costly, beautiful weather – with a ‘Red Flag Warning’

From our very own Puget Sound Weather Geek: Click ^ “Play” ^ to see/hear the live streaming weather report/forecast. Offshore flow is clearing out any chance of fog Thursday morning... [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]


PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: What to expect from Wednesday’s rain

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: What to expect from Wednesday’s rain

Update 9:00AM: Rain and heavy showers with thunder and lightning lit up across the south eastern portion of the lowlands this morning. Rain is expected to cover the entire area and more embedded... [Read more]


READER PHOTOS: More stunning summer sunsets as seen from Burien

READER PHOTOS: More stunning summer sunsets as seen from Burien

BTB Reader Elston Hill sent us these photo of sunsets taken over the last two nights (click images to see larger versions): Elston took these from a viewpoint on 32nd Ave SW, above Three Tree Point. If... [Read more]


PHOTO: If you thought Sunday’s sunset pic was amazing, wait ’til you see this…

PHOTO: If you thought Sunday’s sunset pic was amazing, wait ’til you see this…

Burien resident Ethan Janson created this amazing animated gif of ‘fire in the sky’ – aka lightning – over Vashon Island Sunday night (July 13), from his Three Tree Point viewpoint (click... [Read more]


PHOTO: Amazing Sunday night sunset from Burien

PHOTO: Amazing Sunday night sunset from Burien

BTB Reader Jim Branson submitted this amazing photo of Sunday night’s sunset, taken from Burien. As for the incredible colors in the pic, Jim tells us “that’s with no adjustments other... [Read more]


WEATHER GEEK: Here’s the forecast for your Wild Strawberry Festival weekend

WEATHER GEEK: Here’s the forecast for your Wild Strawberry Festival weekend

Click “Play” to see/hear the latest local Weather Report The Annual Wild Strawberry Festival – along with the Carnival – has opened up in downtown Burien for the weekend, and the skies... [Read more]


PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Wet May, and another storm

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Wet May, and another storm

by Chris Scragg Press PLAY for live streaming video by the Puget Sound Weather Geek! Last weekend’s storm started May off surprisingly wet. Some areas in Western Washington were dumped on for hours... [Read more]


PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Spring storms are a’comin…

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Spring storms are a’comin…

by Chris Scragg Press PLAY for live streaming video by the Puget Sound Weather Geek! Temperatures spiked into the low and mid 80s on Friday and broke several historical records in Western Washington.... [Read more]


Welcome our latest innovation: our own 24/7 ‘Puget Sound Weather Geek’!

Welcome our latest innovation: our own 24/7 ‘Puget Sound Weather Geek’!

Press PLAY for live streaming video by the Puget Sound Weather Geek! We’re proud to introduce our latest innovation – our own hyperlocal weatherperson, the Puget Sound Weather Geek (aka Chris... [Read more]


Sun, opening of Farmers Market & Town Square Park fountain on Thursday

Sun, opening of Farmers Market & Town Square Park fountain on Thursday

Might May 1, 2014 look like this? This Thursday (May 1) is expected to be sunny and gorgeous, as well as the grand opening day for the Burien Farmers Market – AND to help everyone cool off the fountain... [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 (Tuesday, Feb. 11) weather – predicted to be rainy and windy –... [Read more]


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

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

Here are some photos from the snow in Burien (click images to see larger versions/slideshow). From BTB Publisher Scott Schaefer: Nearly 3 inches of snow fell in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood... [Read more]


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. Don’t... [Read more]


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. Expect a high around 35 degrees Wednesday afternoon,... [Read more]


WEATHER: Colder temps, + ‘S’ word mentioned in forecast for Sunday night

WEATHER: Colder temps, + ‘S’ word mentioned in forecast for Sunday night

The National Weather Service on Friday issued a ‘Special Weather Statement‘ warning of a chance of Snow showers Sunday night into Monday morning, with less than a half inch accumulation possible. But... [Read more]


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]


UPDATE: Stage 1 burn ban lifted for King, Pierce and Snohomish counties

UPDATE: Stage 1 burn ban lifted for King, Pierce and Snohomish counties

UPDATE 12/26/13 12:55 p.m.: The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency lifted the Stage 1 air quality burn bans for King, Pierce and Snohomish counties as of 11 a.m., so you can light that Yule Log back up “The... [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]