Archive for November, 2011
The last week in November holds the distinction of being the wettest of the year, but aside from yesterday’s rain (.42″) and a few drib drabs on Friday, the rest of the week has been completely dry. Light rain expected tomorrow night will tack on another .10″ of rain or so, but it won’t be […]
After a very slow start to November in the rain department, Seattle has almost caught up to where it should be, precipitation-wise, at this point in the month. Through yesterday, SeaTac airport has measured 4.63″ of rain this month–just .24″ shy of the average rainfall for Seattle from Nov. 1-25. Not surprisingly, more than 60 […]
Our first heavy rain event of the season has officially brought 1.56″ of rain (and counting!) to Seattle today–the most recorded since last Dec. 12, when 2.19″ of rain was measured. Rainfall has diminished slightly since the downpours of mid-afternoon, as the heaviest precipitation has shifted north to the Everett area. Current model forecasts shift […]
With talk of tomorrow’s expected heavy rains running rampant around Seattle today, you might have found yourself wondering, “Is it really going to rain cats and dogs all day tomorrow? For hours on end? From tomorrow morning to tomorrow night…all the way to Thanksgiving? Is that even possible?”
With the region’s first flirtation with snow all but over (considering the lack of snowflakes for 95% of the Puget Sound region, “flirtation” may be too strong of a word here), the focus now turns to a rather wet pattern taking shape, starting tomorrow night. But before we get to the drenching rains that are […]
The NAM–the model that predicted a couple inches of snow across metro Seattle last night–has done an about-face this morning. The latest run of the NAM (the “12Z” version) forecasts no snow whatsoever for Puget Sound tonight–an unfortunate flip-flop for those of us who love snow (myself included)!