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Seattle Scorcher: Heat Wave Looms

It’s not often that a day nearly ten degrees above normal would be considered on the cool side of things. Relative to what’s coming, though, how else to describe Thursday’s high of 84? A mammoth ridge...

Sunny Start to Summer

Last year, we got hosed right out of the gate. This year, we’ll kick off without a drop. Summer begins early Saturday morning—at 3:51 a.m., to be precise—and unlike in 2013, there’s no big rainmaker to...

Sunny and Pleasant Through the Weekend

It doesn’t get much better than this. After a brief interruption in our sunny spell the past few days, courtesy of an extra-stubborn marine layer, blue skies are back in full force today—along with an...

Surprise, Surprise: Rain Looms for Holiday Weekend

Déjà vu, anyone? After sunny, pleasant conditions to start the week—Seattle hit 70 degrees Monday and crept up to 72 yesterday—the weather has begun its inevitable downward trend as we head toward the weekend. While...

All Quiet on the Western Front—Briefly

From record heat to record rain to … normal weather. After frying in the mid-80s last week then drowning in a weekend-long downpour, calmer conditions have returned to Seattle—at least for today. Sunny skies are blazing...

Record Warmth Yesterday; Cool, Rainy Weather Returning

May has never started off warmer. The temperature at Sea-Tac Airport shot up to 85 degrees yesterday afternoon as a strong ridge of high pressure baked the region in summer-like heat, toppling the old record...

More Rainy Weather on Tap

Sunny and dry on some days, cool and damp on others. When all is said and done, this April is likely to wind up in the “not half bad” category. The only problem? We’ve still...