I have a degree in Atmospheric Sciences from the University of Washington and I’m proud to say that I am the first woman and TV weather person to win the annual UW Forecasting Competition in more than 60 years. I’m also a member of the American Meteorological Society and hold its Broadcast Seal.
Aside from that, I also have a degree in Theatre Arts from the University of Maryland. After working in New York City as an actress, I moved to Seattle. In the early ‘90s, I co-hosted a children’s TV show on KSTW with Rosco T. Raccoon and won an Emmy.
I am an Air Force brat who was born in Florida and I moved a lot as a kid – I’ve now lived in Seattle longer than anywhere else. I live with my husband and twin teenage boys in north Ballard.
Our Weather Department has designated three Weather Alerts Days - today through the weekend. Today, it's for the rain and breezy-to-windy conditions. For Saturday and Sunday, there is the potential for some thunderstorms.
The first day of fall is next Wednesday, September 22nd, but today is the last great day of summer with sunny skies and highs in the upper 60s to near 70. We're starting out clear and chilly with some of us in the 30s this morning. Here are the temps as of 6 a.m. this morning.
Our last weekend of summer will feature "rain at times" with highs below normal - low-to-mid 60s.
Looking ahead to this evening…. futurecast models show rain from Seattle northward, but anyone could get a brief shower.
Today will be pleasant. We're starting out with clouds, but the clouds will clear and this afternoon will be mostly sunny with highs below normal - upper 60s to near 70. 73 is normal for this time of the year.
After hitting 80 degrees yesterday and the day before, we'll nudging 70 today. Clouds are rolling in and thickening up. Normal highs are rapidly decreasing. The normal high for this weekend is now 73 degrees, and we'll be cooler than that today and all next week. We'll be lucky to hit 70. The first day of Fall is September 22nd and the normal high for that day is 70. So, yep! It's feeling like Fall!
Like yesterday, it'll be mostly sunny today, or a mix of clouds and blue sky, and highs will be above normal. Normal for this time of the year is 74. We'll top out around 78 today at SeaTac.
We had some rain overnight and there are a few sprinkles left to the north and on the north coast. But later on, the sun will beat out the clouds and we'll warm up to the upper 70s to near 80.
Like yesterday, we're starting out with chilly temps, but we'll have abundant sunshine and warm up to the mid/upper 70s this afternoon.
Kids walking to the bus stop with want to bundle up a bit because we've got temps in the 30s and low 40s this morning. With abundant sunshine, we'll warm up to around 70 this afternoon.