If you happened to be up before the sun Thursday -- which is REALLY early now that we're just a few days from the summer solstice -- you would have been treated to a rare and awesome sight of noctilucent clouds.
After a relatively cool May and start to June, long-range forecasters think this summer will turn things around and end up hot and dry in the Pacific Northwest.
After a very dry start to spring, it's ending with a flourish of rainfall, with Sunday's soaker coming up among the wetter June days the city has recorded.
A very rare-for-June pattern is setting up for this weekend with a fetch of warm, tropical moisture being pulled into the Pacific Northwest. It could bring the muggiest conditions Seattle has seen in a decade.
Summertime may be better known for barbecues, days at the beach and occasionally struggling with the question: "Why don't we have air conditioning?" But it's also the time of year when some clouds can be painted awash in color due to a fairly rare atmospheric event.
Washington state Climatologist Nick Bond and his team created a survey seeking out what residents feel is their most ideal climate, then ranked cities in the state to find out where we should all be living for the best weather.
A massive swirl of low pressure spinning offshore sent several waves of clouds and rain into the Puget Sound region over the weekend, making for one of the coldest June days in several years on Sunday.
NOAA, Boeing and Alaska Airlines are teaming up to learn how best to use aircraft for collecting greenhouse gas samples in an effort to better monitor climate change.
The sun gets up awfully early this time of year around Western Washington with daylight streaming into our windows even before 5 a.m. -- a benefit (or curse?) of our relatively far north latitude. But there are some spots in Maine that see dawn break as much as a half hour earlier, despite being farther south!
Seattle only collected 4.76 inches of rain between March 1 and May 31 -- good for fourth-driest climate spring on record at Sea-Tac Airport.
Beachcombers and those who live along the shores of Puget Sound have likely noticed a rather unusual sight late this week of large swings of the daily tides.
Early Wednesday morning presents a rare chance to see a lunar eclipse across the Pacific Northwest. If we luck into a clear patch you would see a rather eerie sight: The moon would look red.
Mountains and large bodies of water may not dot the Kansas City landscape as it does up here in the Seattle area, but the midwestern town known more for barbecue than caffeine has taken a page from our weather book of late.
The skies were a bit turbulent to say the least over Seattle Wednesday evening as a storm cell moved through south of downtown.
Satellite imagery captured this beautiful swirling cloud formation off Guadalupe Island off Mexico's Baja California Peninsula Monday.
The cyclical ocean cooling phenomenon known as La Nina was declared over Thursday by NOAA officials, but it might not be so much of "so long" as it could be "see you later."
Just about the entire Pacific Northwest is well below normal for rainfall since the start of Meteorological Spring (March 1) with Eastern Washington particularly dry.
A thin layer of high clouds sat along the western horizon, providing an easel for the sun to put on a jaw-dropping show of refracted sunlight.
A damp, gray spring day in Seattle was suddenly washed in color as a vivid rainbow appeared over parts of Downtown Seattle on April 25.
The National Weather Service office in Fairbanks noted the sun rose Monday morning in Utqiagvik, Alaska (formerly known as Barrow) at 2:53 a.m. Alaska Daylight Time, and now won't dip below the horizon for 84 days!