More dry days ahead, but you might as well get used to the cold

You might as well get used to the cold — winter hasn’t even started yet. Temperatures Friday will ranging from the mid 20s to mid 30s as we start the day which is cooler than our normal overnight low of 36 degrees. We’ll see the dense fog in some areas start to burn off as the day goes on. Poor visibility for a lot of folks out there, especially in the South Sound near the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. We’ll push […]

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Why is the ground wet every morning, but it didn’t rain?

SEATTLE — The Q13 News digital team has a saying: “There are no stupid questions… when it comes to weather.” We’ve asked the weather team some doozies over the years, including our everyday winter ask of “is it going to snow soon?” So when we wondered allowed “why is the ground wet when it’s sunny out,” we thought we’d get an eye roll. Yes, the answer is fairly simple. But it’s not without nuances. A quick Google search of the […]

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Army Corps: Skagit River flooding could have been “catastrophic”.

SEATTLE– While the scenes of a workshop dangling over a crumbling river bank in Lyman may have made national news, the Seattle office of the Army Corps of Engineers says the reality is that the flooding along the Skagit River last week could have been far worse. The agency says they ran some calculations on how much flood water they were able to hold back in two reservoirs upstream– and the results were surprising. “What could have happened would have […]

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High winds, possible landslides threaten Western Washington

EVERETT, Wash. — Western Washington is on the watch for high winds and potential landslides. The National Weather Service issued a Wind Advisory north of Seattle in Mount Vernon and Bellingham, as well as in San Juan County and along the north and central parts of the coast. Q13 News Meteorologist M.J. McDermott said the strongest winds were expected overnight into Tuesday morning. Traffic expert Adam Gehrke was tracking a busy morning commute on Q13 News This Morning. Adam said […]

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