New study shows tornado country shifting east

Over the past few decades tornadoes have been shifting — decreasing in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas but spinning up more in states along the Mississippi River and farther east, a new study shows. Scientists aren’t quite certain why. Tornado activity is increasing most in Mississippi, Arkansas, Tennessee, Louisiana, Alabama, Kentucky, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Iowa and parts of Ohio and Michigan, according to a study in Wednesday’s journal Climate and Atmospheric Science. There has been a slight decrease in the […]

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FORECAST: Fall temperatures could break records today!

SEATTLE — This weather is amazing. You just can’t beat it. We could easily have cold, rainy and windy weather this time of year but that is not in the forecast. In fact, we should set some record highs Tuesday and Wednesday with many reaching 70 degrees. Get the free Q13 News Weather app for severe weather alerts Tuesday and Wednesday will be sunny and really nice, Enjoy! Thursday through Sunday will be very nice with morning fog and afternoon […]

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Today’s forecast:

Sunday was just an incredible fall day! High temperatures normally top out near 60, but instead, we’re riding a bit of a warm wave with highs soaring into the mid to upper 60s and yes some of us hit 71 today like Kelso and Vancouver topped out at 70. That’s 10-11 degrees above the seasonal average this afternoon. Sunday was also the latest on the calendar that we’ve ever gotten up to 80 degrees. A strong ridge of high pressure […]

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Weekend forecast: No rain in sight, but foggy mornings

Happy weekend!  Our forecast looks absolutely spectacular!  No real rain makers headed our way for some time.  We’ll deal with a few cloudy starts and patchy fog over the next week, but overall our weather looks very pleasant for this time of year. So here is the break down…  an upper level ridge is hanging out offshore and will slowly move inland over Western Wa.  As the ridge slides across our area it will help keep us dry and mostly […]

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Weekend forecast: No rain in sight, but foggy mornings

Happy weekend!  Our forecast looks absolutely spectacular!  No real rain makers headed our way for some time.  We’ll deal with a few cloudy starts and patchy fog over the next week, but overall our weather looks very pleasant for this time of year. So here is the break down…  an upper level ridge is hanging out offshore and will slowly move inland over Western Wa.  As the ridge slides across our area it will help keep us dry and mostly […]

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Today’s forecast: Morning fog, afternoon sun

Wow…. That is all I can say about our Weather Forecast. Thursday will have morning Fog but the day will be beautiful with ample Sunshine. Highs near 62, enjoy. Friday will be Foggy then Sunny, enjoy. Saturday will have morning Fog but the day will be awesome with highs near 62. Sunday looks like less morning Fog and that will allow us to get up to around 64 degrees. Next week looks warmer with a weak offshore flow. That means […]

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Today’s forecast: Drying out, but Fog-tober is here!

We are moving from a drizzle/dark/gray forecast to a foggy/bright/sunny forecast in the days ahead, enjoy! Wednesday will be foggy in the morning with some nice sun breaks in the afternoon and a high near 60. Thursday will be foggy in the morning and sunny in the afternoon. Friday, Saturday and Sunday will keep the fog around but we should see a little bit more sun each day. Remember October is the foggiest month and it looks like it is […]

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