After the rainiest start to a year on record, a moderate windstorm blasted through most of Washington State with surprisingly little warning. Widespread wind gusts in the 45-55 mph range were recorded in central Puget Sound around midnight – 1 AM on Wednesday January 13 with a max gust of 61 mph in Federal Way.
The calendar shows that it is now January 2021 but winter weather has yet to make much of an appearance in the continental United States. Temperatures over the past 30 days have run above normal over the majority of the US and Canada. Not surprisingly, snow depth is below normal over a large portion of
Western Washington snow fans haven’t had much to cheer for yet this year, but weather models have hinted at at least a slight potential for snowflake or two on Monday Dec 21. On Saturday afternoon, NWS Seattle issued the following statement about the potential. The NWS graphic suggests that snow will generally be confined to
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