Lisa Villegas

Lisa Villegas

Chief Meteorologist

Lisa Villegas serves as Chief Meteorologist for Q13 News in Seattle, Washington, delivering weeknight weather forecasts Monday through Thursday at 8, 9, 10 and 11 p.m. and Sundays at 9, 10 and 11 p.m. She joined the news team in October 2020.

Lisa was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Meteorology from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

The Emmy Award-winning meteorologist came to Seattle from KOLD in Tucson, Arizona, where she served as Chief and was voted Best Local Weatherperson in 2019 and 2020. Previously, Lisa studied and forecasted weather in Florida, Louisiana and Texas.

Lisa is an advocate for health and fitness, when not working at the Q13 News studio, you’ll find Lisa exploring Seattle’s hiking trails, paddle boarding with her dog Biscuit, checking out vegan restaurants, or at the gym training for fitness competitions. So if you spot her around town, please say hello.

The latest from Lisa Villegas

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Hazy Conditions Through The Week

Happy Monday! I'm sure you notice the haze/smoke this morning lingering across our area. The haze has significantly cleared up since then and temperatures peaked in the upper 80s. As of right now (7:30 pm), the air quality for Western Washington is looking good. There is an *Air Quality Alert* in effect for Eastern Washington through the week due to unhealthy to hazardous conditions caused by the wildfire smoke. I wouldn't be surprised if we start seeing reduced air quality conditions this week. 

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Rain Chances are back!

Happy Sunday! The clouds broke for more sunshine and the temperatures were able to rebound back into the 80s. We reached a high of 81 degree this afternoon and those 80s will stick around for the next few days. As the 80s return and the sunshine continues, we'll remain quiet, and the dry streak will roll on. However, I am tracking rain chances in our forecast by the end of the work week.

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Tracking Scattered Showers

We received a TRACE amount of rain at Sea-Tac today and marks 47 days since we've had measurable rainfall.

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Heat Advisory Remains In Effect

Happy Friday! It was toasty out there. Once again, temperatures peaked in the lower 90s. Luckily for us we weren't dealing with record breaking heat! However, we were closer to our record highs than our normal high of 79 degrees.

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It's going to heat up this week!

Happy Monday! We can add another beautiful Summer day to the books. We reached a high of 83 degrees this afternoon under mainly sunny skies. This dry weather will continue this week along with hot temperatures. Here is a look at what tomorrow will bring. A little breezy along the coast, but other than that it'll be picture perfect.

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Comfortable Weather This Week

We reached a high of 77 degrees this afternoon! This nice weather will continue in our forecast tomorrow. Once again, the clouds will build in overnight due to a disturbance and keep those overnight lows cool.

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Hello Cooldown

Happy Wednesday and hello cooldown! The cloud cover from this morning aided in the cooler weather today. Mid-70s is right where we should be this time of year.

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Sea-Tac hits all-time record high at 108F

This marks the third day in a row that we've been in the triple digits. All-time records have been set at multiple locations today and we're still not done with this heat wave.