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  • Wind, heavy rain this weekend but drying out for New Year’s Eve

    The rain is moving in tonight and we just may see some lowland snow mixing in for parts of Whatcom and Skagit Counties as temperatures drop into the mid to upper 30s.

  • Rain, wind, snow, high surf and flooding concerns as active weather pattern continues

    SEATTLE — Our very active weather pattern continues today, with rain, wind, snow, high surf and flooding just to mention a few.  There truly is something for everyone in the forecast today! The unsettled air will continue to hang with us through the holidays.  After all, we do welcome in winter on Friday afternoon, so it seems fitting to have some stormy forecasts with us. Tuesday’s weather maker, which carried a decent amount of rain and snow in the mountains, […]

  • Sloppy, wet weekend in store for Puget Sound

    A sloppy weekend is on tap for Western Washington. A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for areas near Mount Rainier, including Paradise.

  • First lowland snow of the season — and we could see more this weekend

    SEATTLE — Many of us woke up to some snowfall Friday morning in Western Washington. The first stretch of wintry weather swept late Thursday — bringing several inches of snow to the mountains, and a smattering of snow across much of Puget Sound. Q13 News viewers shared photos and video of snow in Bellingham, Port Orchard, Port Angeles, Maple Falls and more! Check the latest school closures and delays Severe weather alerts Get the free Q13 News Weather App Live […]

  • Rain showers push into Western Washington this weekend

    We’ve seen some amazing sunsets and sunrises over the last week and Friday did not disappoint! This gorgeous, pretty picture,  courtesy photographer Randy Small, of our sunrise. Later on Friday a weak front moves inland bringing increasing clouds. Highs will top out around normal near 64, and don’t rule out some sprinkles or showers as we push through the rest of the weekend. Showers will hit the coast first and spread to the mountains later Friday night. Seattle may dodge some of those rain drops as […]

  • Change of the winds brings clean air, light showers to Western Washington

    By now you’re noticing some significant changes in the forecast.  We’re turning cooler with a few sprinkles out there for your Friday. Most of the shower activity is focused along the coast and southwestern Washington.  With this pattern shift we’re finally starting to clear out some of the smoke.  Today’s air quality will be much better around the Sound. Eastern Washington is still struggling with smoke and haze from all the wildfires burning.  The Air Quality Alert still in effect through noon […]

  • Dry streak continues: No rain at Sea-Tac for 34 days!

    We can add another dry day to the stretch for Seattle.  No rain officially at Sea-Tac on Thursday — so our dry streak continues. Friday will mark day 34 without measurable rain! Even Phoenix has measured about half an inch of rain this month. S/O to our awesome intern for finding this AMAZING shot. How beautiful is this?! 🌥️⛰️🎈 — WSDOT Traffic (@wsdot_traffic) July 21, 2017 There are a ton of events outdoors this weekend too! The Mariners are in town vs. […]

  • 90s here we come: Record-breaking heat in the forecast for Puget Sound

    Welcome to the first full day of summer! Hard to believe we are already nearing the end of June. The forecast looks promising and potentially record-breaking! The outlook is great as we roll through the rest of the work week and into the weekend. A ridge of high pressure continues to build offshore, and that’s going to give us plenty of sun over the next several days. Temperatures running warmer each day from the upper 60s to low 70s on Wednesday, climbing  to the 70s […]

  • Winter brings morning snow to Seattle metro, prompting Winter Weather Advisory

    SEATTLE — Much of western Washington woke up to fresh snow Monday morning, and the National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory. Forecasters are calling for 1-3 inches of snow this morning with higher locations getting up to 4 inches. There were a handful of school delays — click here for the full list. Locations above 300 feet will see the highest accumulations. Areas affected include the Seattle metro area, the eastside and areas north including Everett. Any snow that falls […]

  • Hang in there! Frigid weather slowly giving way to warmer temps

    SEATTLE — Hope you’re getting used to the cold temperatures because another freezing day is on tap for Thursday. Wednesday was above freezing, but it certainly felt colder with a light breeze.  SeaTac ended the day at a cool 36.  Normal for this time of year is 46. Tonight: Calm winds with clear skies will drop lows into the teens and low 20s.  Bundle up! Thursday: Sunny and cold.  High near 34 with overnights in the mid to upper 20s. Thursday Night – Friday: Clouds return, which will […]

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