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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...

Spring Scorcher: Seattle Records Hottest April Temperature Ever

In over 120 years of record-keeping, we’ve never witnessed an April day like this before. Seattle soared to a jaw-dropping 89 degrees this afternoon, setting a new record for the hottest April temperature in the city’s...

As the Arctic Thaws, Russia’s Permafrost Problem Rises

By Laurisha Cotton Last month was Earth’s warmest in the satellite era. While Seattle continues to get pounded with rain, The Land of the Big Bear, a.k.a. Russia, is getting attacked from below through permafrost...

Snow Starved in Seattle

It’s been everything from abnormally warm to unusually dry to just plain wet over the past four years, but it sure hasn’t been snowy. In fact, Seattle is now suffering through one of the least...

Seattle Sets New Record for Warmest Month Ever

Seattle sizzled last month like it never had before. July 2015 was the hottest month ever recorded in Seattle, with an average temperature of 71.2 degrees—eclipsing the previous mark of 71.1 degrees, set back in...

Poll: Best of Winters, or Worst of Winters?

It was the best of winters. It was the worst of winters. After starting out on a semi-active note—an inch of snow whitened Seattle shortly after Thanksgiving, and a minor windstorm blew through two weeks...

Showery Stretch Ahead

This time around, everyone got a piece of the pie. A strong October cold front blew through the Sound overnight, dumping a half-inch of moisture across the region and ensuring that no local rain gauges...