The weirdest stories on seattletimes.com this week ran the gamut from mythical creatures up for debate to actual creatures out for a stroll. It was also a week of extremes: record heat, record rainfall (thanks, nature!), and what are likely some of the highest Web traffic numbers a year-old Times story has ever gotten (thanks, Facebook!). Read…More
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The overnight rainstorm not only gave your lawn a much-needed watering, it shattered a 32-year-old record. According to the National Weather Service, .85 inches of rain have fallen at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport since 1 a.m. This shatters a record of .33 inches set in 1982. “1.33 inches fell since 9:53 p.m. last night. This is fairly uncommon for…More
After a gorgeous summer, this month was the wettest September in Seattle’s history. As of 6 p.m. Monday, 6.16 inches of total rain had fallen on the city, according to the National Weather Service. The weather service reported that the rainfall broke the previous record of 5.95 inches, set in 1978.More