The official start of spring is just around the corner. This turn of the seasons generally brings warmer temperatures and more rainfall — but what does spring have in store for your part of the country? The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, released their three-month spring outlook Thursday, giving us an idea of what we should expect from April to June in terms of temperatures, droughts and floods. Temperature Outlook A majority of the US should expect warmer […]
SEATTLE — Seattle hit 73 degrees Monday and broke the day’s record for high temperatures, along with other cities across Western Washington, the National Weather Service said. The weather service says the thermometers at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport broke the day’s previous record of 68 degrees set in 1998 around noon. About 30 minutes later the airport recorded 71 degrees and made Monday the earliest day of any year for 70-plus degree temperatures since the service began keeping records in the […]
SEATTLE — Expect an absolutely gorgeous day on Monday with tons of sun and near — if not record-breaking temperatures expected! It’s the warmest day of the year ahead so far. Q13 News Meteorologist Katie Boer said Seattle will be warmer than Dallas, and slightly warmer than Los Angeles, Tampa and San Diego. Spring is just eight days away, but with temperatures in the upper 60s/low 70s, it feels more like SUMMER! These are temperatures we’d normally see in mid-June! Records vs. Forecast […]
Grab those sandals, maybe put on short sleeves or a skirt — Puget Sound could see 70 degrees on Monday.
The second nor’easter in a span of a week is dropping snow Wednesday across parts of the storm-weary East Coast, already pummeled by a deadly “bomb cyclone” last weekend.
YORK, Maine — The nor’easter that battered the East Coast over the weekend uncovered a Revolutionary War-era treasure. The York Maine Police Department posted photos of an old ship buried at Short Sands Beach. The Portland Press Herald reports that the 51-foot hull is believed to be from a late colonial or early post-colonial sailing vessel, meaning it dates back to between 1750 and 1850. “Chances are it was wrecked during a big storm, and the hull got buried in […]
SEATTLE — Rain. Hail. Lightning. Thunder. Some areas of Puget Sound saw some quick squalls move through Sunday afternoon bringing a brief burst of rain, hail or even lightning. The Seattle Fire Department said crews were investigating a lightning strike that hit a a tree on Carleton Ave. S. in Seattle. Authorities said nobody was hurt and Seattle City Light crews had been notified. Crews investigating lightning strike at the 6400 Blk. of Carleton Ave S. Reportedly no injuries. @SEACityLight […]
BOSTON (AP) — A nor’easter pounded the Atlantic coast with hurricane-force winds and sideways rain and snow Friday, flooding streets, grounding flights, stopping trains and leaving 1.6 million customers without power from North Carolina to Maine. At least five people were killed by falling trees or branches. The storm submerged cars and toppled tractor-trailers, sent waves higher than a two-story house crashing into the Massachusetts coast, forced schools and businesses to close early and caused a rough ride for passengers […]
A powerful nor’easter morphed into a “bomb cyclone” Friday as it hammered the East Coast with a ferocious mix of howling winds, drenching rain, some snow and surging waves. “Take this storm seriously!” the National Weather Service in Boston warned via Twitter. “This is a LIFE & DEATH situation for those living along the coast, especially those ocean-exposed shorelines.” The storm — with about 80 million people in its path, including more than 22 million people under a coastal flood […]
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA launched another of the world’s most advanced weather satellites on Thursday, this time to safeguard the western U.S. The GOES-S satellite thundered toward orbit aboard an Atlas V rocket, slicing through a hazy late afternoon sky. Dozens of meteorologists gathered for the launch, including TV crews from the Weather Channel and WeatherNation. GOES-S is the second satellite in an approximately $11 billion effort that’s already revolutionizing forecasting with astonishingly fast, crisp images of hurricanes, wildfires, […]