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Earliest snow in 33 years brushes Seattle; More possible overnight

Ronald Reagan was still in his first term as president. Stevie Wonder was topping the charts. And in Seattle, it snowed on Halloween. The year was 1984. That’s how far back in time you have to...

Halloween weather forecast: Dry for first time in a decade

Nothing wicked this way comes. For the first time in 11 years, scary weather will take a break from haunting Seattle on Halloween, with nary a drop of rain expected as a strong ridge of...

A sight for sore eyes: Rainy weather on the way

It might be the most welcomed rainfall in Seattle history. A cold front sweeping in from the Pacific is slated to zip through the city tomorrow afternoon, dropping up to a quarter-inch of rain and...

Hot August finishes as 3rd-warmest month in Seattle history

Two years after rewriting the record books with its hottest month ever, Seattle nearly did it again. A sweltering August left the city with an average overall temperature of 70.3 degrees—the third-warmest month on record...

It’s over: Seattle’s record dry streak ends at 55 days

It wasn’t much, but it was enough. 0.02 inches of precipitation landed in the rain gauge at Sea-Tac Airport in the midnight hour overnight, officially halting Seattle’s record-breaking dry streak at 55 days. In somewhat...
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100 degrees in Seattle this week? What you need to know

You can already hear the groans and moans reverberating throughout Puget Sound. A sprawling ridge of high pressure that’s been baking the Southwest for most of the summer will bulge northward in the next few...

Sunless in Seattle

Rain, rain, go away, come again another … year? It's been so wet in Seattle since last fall that, even if a single raindrop didn't tumble to the ground for the next five months, we'd...

Biggest February snowstorm in a generation wallops Seattle

I guess we were just a last-minute addition? After months of sitting on the sidelines, Mother Nature finally invited Seattle to the long-running snow party that's taken over the Pacific Northwest this winter. And boy,...

Seattle nabs biggest snowfall since Seahawks’ Super Bowl win

If you felt like it had been ages since we’d had a meaningful snow event, well, you'd be right. The widespread snowfall that blanketed the region Thursday night into Friday morning was Seattle’s biggest since...

Historic, damaging windstorm possible on Saturday

54 years ago today, the most destructive windstorm in Pacific Northwest history devastated Puget Sound. Now, a good half-century later, some forecast models say it could happen again on Saturday. An explosive area of low pressure,...
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Sunday heat ties for warmest June day in 14 years

If you thought yesterday’s warmth was a little too hot for this early in the year, you were on to something. Seattle soared to a sweltering 93 degrees on Sunday—a remarkable 25 degrees above the...

Poll: How hot will it get on Sunday?

The heat is (almost) on. A massive dome of high pressure bulging up from the Southwest will overtake Seattle this weekend, sending the mercury soaring more than 20 degrees above average. High temperatures at Sea-Tac...