Ted Buehner

Website: http://www.mynorthwest.com

Ted Buehner is a longtime meteorologist expert for the Pacific Northwest.

Mountain snowpack has fallen behind; could impact water supply

After a drier than average January, our mountain snowpack has fallen behind. The Puget Sound region was warmer than average this month.
3 days ago

The history of Groundhog Day and what it means for Washington

February 2 is Groundhog Day, and with it, there is the history behind this folklore and the annual ceremony in Punxsutawney, PA.
3 days ago

Winter not over yet despite warmer than usual January

After two periods of cold weather, snow, and even a rare ice storm, January 2023 has been relatively mild and dry. But winter isn't over yet.
13 days ago

Washington weather ‘stretched limits,’ ‘extremes’ in 2022

Weather in Washington state this year was about stretching limits, and taking the region on quite the roller coaster.
1 month ago

Track Santa on Christmas Eve with the help of NORAD

Do you want to track Santa as he makes his visits around the world on Christmas Eve? Saint Nicholas has a busy night ahead
1 month ago

Ted Buehner’s wonderful adventure holiday travel guide

About 113 million people are expected to travel for the Christmas holiday weekend period nationwide, according to AAA.
1 month ago

Buehner: When to expect more daylight after the winter solstice

As I often joked just after the Winter Solstice when working at the National Weather Service, summer is coming!
2 months ago

Looking back at the Hanukkah Eve wind storm 16 years ago

16 years ago, on the evening of Dec. 14 into early Dec. 15, the storm plowed through the region with wind gusts up to 100 mph.
2 months ago

What to expect on the drive home with snow in the Cascades

Many motorists will be returning home tomorrow after the long holiday weekend and the Apple Cup in Pullman.
2 months ago

Atypical dry spell could last through Thanksgiving Day

After a wet Tuesday, higher pressure aloft will produce dry days across western Washington for Wednesday and Thanksgiving Day.
3 months ago

King Tide season is here with astronomical high waves

The winter months are when the Puget Sound area gets its highest astronomical high tides of the year called King Tides.
3 months ago

November dry streak could break record for Puget Sound region

November is usually the rainiest month of the year. So the current streak of dry days with sunny but cool temperatures is quite rare.
3 months ago

Warm fall weather causes air quality to drop again

No, it’s not wildfire smoke, but once again Puget Sound air quality is on the decline. This time, it is our current dry sunny fall weather pattern
3 months ago

Whiplash weather turns cooler and drier this week

Feel like the weather of late has been whipping you around like the winds did Friday night? You are not alone. Fall arrived with a vengeance
3 months ago

Turn back your clocks again for end of Daylight Saving Time

Yes, it is time for us to change from Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), effective at 2 a.m. early Sunday morning.
3 months ago

November is wettest month, officials warn about flooding

Out of all the months in the year, November is the wettest of them all. As a result, November is the number one month for river flooding.
3 months ago

Get ready for some frost on your jack-o-lanterns

The coolest weather of the season thus far with low temperatures in areas more distant from Puget Sound are expected to drop well into the 30s
3 months ago

Winter weather increases need for traction tires in WA

Starting Nov 1, the use of studded tires can resume, according to the WSDOT, studded tires can be used up to the deadline of March 31.
3 months ago

Do you need a raincoat over your Halloween costume?

Now that cooler fall rains have returned, many are asking if Halloween will be a wet one this year.
3 months ago

The Mysterious History of Halloween

The Celts thought the night prior to the new year, Oct. 31, was the blurred edge between the worlds of the living and the dead.
3 months ago

Expect a cooler, wetter winter this year

La Nina returns for the third year in a row this winter. Going back to 1950, three consecutive La Ninas occurred only one other time, in the mid-1970s.
3 months ago

Flash floods threaten US 2 after wildfires leave burn scars

The long-awaited fall rains have finally arrived but the rains will create another hazard in the wake of the fires, flash floods.
3 months ago

Rain, wind bring their own problems to Pacific Northwest

The long-awaited rain has finally arrived to the Pacific Northwest. However, it will bring back several other hazards.
4 months ago

New emergency management dashboards to prepare for hazardous events

There is a new way to monitor what is going on in emergency management, from weather events to power outages, all in near real-time dashboards.
4 months ago