NOAA released its annual winter outlook for the U.S. Thursday, and those who like chilly, rainy winter days with copious amounts of mountain snow -- and maybe a dabble with snow in the lowlands on occasion -- will be happy to see what their forecasters are thinking for our region.
A system in the western Pacific Ocean that was once Tropical Storm Namtheun last week is now expected to put on a quite a show as its journey across the ocean nears the U.S. West Coast and it turns into what's known as a "bomb cyclone."
A strong solar storm brought what many say were the most vivid displays of the Northern Lights seen in the Seattle area in five years.
A somewhat rare sighting of the Northern Lights may be possible around Western Washington Monday night, according to officials with NOAA's Space Weather Prediction Center.
The National Weather Service in Portland, Oregon, says Doppler radar and multiple videos indicated a weak tornado touched down north of Battle Ground, Washington.
NOAA released its fresh winter outlook for the nation on Thursday and it contains some great news around here for those who love cool, rainy -- or perhaps even snowy? -- winters.
A thunderstorm that rolled through New York City Monday night put on a dazzling display of lightning, including several bolts that struck the World Trade Center.
A trip on a Washington State ferry treated a local photographer an amazing sight of bioluminescence in Puget Sound.
A rather surreal sight greeted visitors to the Vista House in the Columbia River Gorge on Sunday: A cloud formation that might be described as maybe a floating centipede, or some sort of feathery vortex?
It turns out when the list of hurricane names came out for 2021, it coincidentally contained many of the same names of the characters in the hit movie.
As a weak disturbance passed through Western Washington early Wednesday morning, those around Seattle might have heard a rumble of thunder. But just one.
Saturday featured an amazing display of lenticular clouds over Mt. Rainier, followed up Sunday by quite the show of cirrus clouds.
Summer -- at least the meteorological version of it -- ended Tuesday night as the calendar flipped to September, and was it one to remember!
Monday marked the 70th day in a row without measurable rain in the capital city, far shattering the previous dry streak record of 55 days set in the summer of 1960.
If it feels like it's been warm quite a bit this summer, you would be right. In fact, if you consider 80 degrees "warm" and you live in Seattle, you've had 10,000 minutes of 80 degree weather so far -- and summer's not done yet!
Sure, the forecast is for some sizzling temperatures around Seattle that are going to make the next few days feel unbearably hot to many, but for those longing for the days of hoodies, hot chocolate and maybe a roaring fire in the fireplace, the journey toward winter begins Wednesday.
The so-called "Dog Days of Summer" officially end on Wednesday if you go by the original definition, but someone might want to see if there's room to grant an extension in 2021 as another stretch of very hot weather looms for the Pacific Northwest this week.
Just before the clock struck midnight Thursday night some raindrops struck the rain gauge at Sea-Tac Airport, ending a long streak of dry weather that challenged all-time records!
Both August 4 and July 30 are tied with just 9 instances of measurable rain since 1894, according to National Weather Service Data.
It's only the 5th time in Sea-Tac history we went the entire month of July without measurable rain -- though third time in the past 10 years.