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Edmonds beach...
Ted Buehner

Sunshine, warm temps for Seattle’s summer solstice

The summer solstice, on June 20, will be celebrated across the county with age-old traditions. Seattle is having a parade this weekend.
19 minutes ago
People paddle boarding on Lake Union with the Seattle skyline in background, Seattle, Washington St...
Ted Buehner

Buehner: Rain Monday, Summer solstice season in Seattle to follow

The summer solstice is Thursday, June 20 at 1:50 p.m. in the afternoon and for Washingtonians, the weather is going to feel like summer by Thursday as well.
3 days ago
father's day weather...
Ted Buehner and Heather Bosch

Weather over Father’s Day weekend to be 10 degrees cooler than normal

Mother’s Day weekend had sunshine and temperatures in the 70s to mid-80s. Sorry Dads – that will not be the case for this weekend.
6 days ago
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Ted Buehner

This week’s weather: Washington’s 16-hour sun-filled days are here

Daylight hours this week will be just shy of 16 hours in Washington, with sun-filled days flanking the upcoming summer solstice.
10 days ago
Image: Firefighters prepare to battle a new fire that started near the Manastash Vista Point along ...
Ted Buehner

Buehner: Could the Great Seattle Fire of 1889 happen again?

Thursday, June 6 marked the date of the 1889 Great Seattle Fire. As the weather gets warmer and drier, could it happen again?
13 days ago
Photo: The long-awaited warmer drier weather is arriving! The sun shines in Eastlake, Seattle on Ju...
Ted Buehner

Warmer weather is here! Expect sunshine, rising temps

The long-awaited warmer drier weather is arriving! There are several things to remember as the area heats up.
15 days ago
Image: These two trees were spotted down along the tree lines of the Burke-Gilman trail on Monday, ...
Steve Coogan

Cliff Mass: Winter-like storm in June was ‘quite a doozy’ for Washington

Thousands in Western Washington were affected Monday morning as a June storm flooded the region with rainfall and seared it with strong winds.
16 days ago
Image: A woman walks along a path as clouds hang over the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in Emery...
Steve Coogan

Cliff Mass: El Nino is to blame for lower snowpack, not climate change

"It's not due to climate change or global warming that we didn't have so much snowpack," the UW professor explained. He cited El Nino instead.
16 days ago
summer weather...
Ted Buehner

Buehner: Summer weather is just around the corner

Had enough of the cool, wet spring weather? Yes, June started wet, but summer weather relief is on the way starting midway this week.
17 days ago
atmospheric river...
Ted Buehner

Warm weather awaits after region’s last atmospheric river storm

Enjoy the warm sunshine today because cooler wet weather -- once again -- lies ahead with an atmospheric river starting this weekend.
20 days ago
Photo: This Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2023, satellite image shows Hurricane Lee, right, off in the centra...
Ted Buehner

PNW doesn’t get hurricanes but does get hurricane-force winds

The National Hurricane Center and NOAA recently released this season's hurricane outlook that begins on June 1.
23 days ago
Photo: Seattle the morning of May 27, 2024....
Ted Buehner

From soggy to sunny: This week’s Washington weather roller coaster

This week’s weather is expected to rebound to warmer and drier conditions, but not before yet one more period of wet weather.
24 days ago
Memorial Day Weekend...
Ted Buehner

Buehner: Will it rain (like always) during Memorial Day Weekend?

The Memorial Day Weekend, the unofficial start to the summer season, is upon us. As travelers hit the road, what kind of weather is in store?
28 days ago
memorial day...
Ted Buehner and Micki Gamez

Memorial Day Weekend gearing up to be one of region’s biggest travel days

AAA estimates 43.8 million people will travel 50 miles or more during the upcoming Memorial Day Weekend – approaching 2005’s record of 44 million travelers.
29 days ago
Image: Boats can be seen at the Edmonds Marina on a sunny day in Edmonds on Saturday, March 16, 202...
Ted Buehner

Washington weather will feel like a yo-yo this week before the holiday weekend

It's the week before what many people feel is the first summer holiday weekend of the year and the weather in Washington will feel like a yo-yo.
1 month ago
Mount St. Helens...
Ted Buehner

Mount St. Helens anniversary: Buehner’s personal chronicle of the catastrophe as a forecaster

Right away, I could tell something big had happened. The pilot told me he was on the south side of the mountain when Mount St. Helens blew.
1 month ago
Image: The northern lights can be seen in Carnation on Friday, May 11, 2024. (Photo: Ben Huffman, K...
Steve Coogan

Will the northern lights be visible again this week? It’s less likely

The northern lights captivated Western Washington and many parts of the U.S. Will they be visible again this week? It's less likely.
1 month ago
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Ted Buehner

Buehner: Will last weekend’s ‘summer weather’ stretch through the week?

By Friday, a weak weather system tracking east into Western Canada will likely bring some cloudiness and cooler temperatures back into Western Washington.
1 month ago
Photo: This May 21, 2020, photo provided by Victor Gensini shows a tornado in Moscow, Kan....
Ted Buehner

Does Washington get tornadoes? Here’s what you need to know:

In recent weeks, there has been a rash of tornadoes across the nation but several listeners recently asked: does Washington get tornadoes?
1 month ago
The northern lights can be seen in Seattle on Friday, May 10, 2024....
Julia Dallas

Northern lights grace Western Washington skies

For those who were in the right spot at the right time, you saw the northern lights in Western Washington late Friday or early Saturday.
1 month ago
80-degree days...
Ted Buehner

Buehner: Seattle’s first 80-degree days are fast approaching

While last weekend was cool and soggy at times, the region's weather is set to have its first collection of 80-degree days.
1 month ago
Photo: A rainbow briefly lights up over downtown Seattle, in Western Washington, and the Space Need...
Ted Buehner

Much needed rain coming to Western Washington this weekend

The warm sunshine in Western Washington is going to take some time off this weekend. A Pacific frontal system is expected to bring rainfall.
2 months ago
may sunshine boating season...
Ted Buehner

Buehner: May weather to bring sunshine, boating season

April showers will hang on through the final days of the month before giving way to sunshine on May 1 to kick off boating season.
2 months ago
california rain washington...
Ted Buehner

Southern California has received more rain than Western Washington

In Southern California, Los Angeles recorded 18.8 inches – 5.9 more inches than Western Washington, according to SEA.
2 months ago