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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...

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...