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April 24, 2014 at 6:04 AM

Seattle set to beat precipitation record; avalanche danger in Cascades

The Associated Press Seattle is close to breaking a rainfall record this spring. The National Weather Service says the Seattle precipitation record from Feb. 1 through April 30 is 18.97 inches set in 1972. As of 4 a.m. Thursday, the total this year was 18.91 inches. Also, the National Weather Service is warning of avalanches on the west…

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March 10, 2014 at 5:38 AM

Drier forecast and a taste of spring by mid-week

The Associated Press The National Weather Service says the steady rains should turn to showers Monday and the state should dry out with a mostly clear period from Tuesday through Thursday. It could feel like spring mid-week when temperatures reach the 50s and 60s under sunny skies across the state. Until then, flood warnings for the Snohomish, Snoqualmie,…

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May 10, 2012 at 6:55 AM

Morning Memo/Thursday: Obama here … Amanda Knox … Survivalist video

Weather: Welcome, spring! This weekend and into Monday could see some of the warmest weather so far this year in the Seattle area, with temps in the 70s and by some accounts even 80, despite what the chart here says. In some places in Eastern Washington the highs could reach 90 degrees, says the…

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March 23, 2012 at 3:12 PM

Spring is here! Share your Instagram photos

The start of spring in Seattle brought clouds and scattered showers, some mixed with snow. But the first weekend of spring is expected to bring some sunshine, with a forecast that calls for sunny skies and temperatures that hit the 50s on Friday. A sunny Saturday is also expected, with a high near…

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March 17, 2012 at 10:57 AM

Winter's last weekend brings snow to Seattle area

Snow showers moved through the Seattle area Saturday morning, but the National Weather Service said it probably wouldn’t last beyond noon and it wouldn’t stick. Johnny Burg, meteorologist, said about 1 inch of snow could accumulate at elevations above 500 feet, but with a mid-morning temperature in Seattle of 37 degrees, he said the snow wouldn’t…

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March 17, 2012 at 10:57 AM

Winter’s last weekend brings snow to Seattle area

Snow showers moved through the Seattle area Saturday morning, but the National Weather Service said it probably wouldn’t last beyond noon and it wouldn’t stick. Johnny Burg, meteorologist, said about 1 inch of snow could accumulate at elevations above 500 feet, but with a mid-morning temperature in Seattle of 37 degrees, he said the snow wouldn’t…

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February 3, 2012 at 5:33 PM

62 at Sand Point, and more sunshine on the way

Did someone say early spring? The temperature hit 62 at Weather Service offices in Seattle’s Sand Point neighborhood Friday afternoon as the Puget Sound area got its warmest day of the year so far, said meteorologist Dennis D’Amico. Seattle-Tacoma International, where the city’s official readings are taken, topped out at a more conservative 58 degrees, but also…

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