Seattle weather http://www.kplu.org en Mass: Worst Is Over With Snow; Don't Count On White Christmas http://www.kplu.org/post/mass-worst-over-snow-dont-count-white-christmas <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Most of the snow fell overnight while western Washington slept, and "the worst is over," says&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">KPLU</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;weather expert Cliff Mass. The metropolitan area of Seattle saw&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">¾-inch</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;to 3 inches of snow while areas north of the city saw more.</span></p><p>“But for most people, they’ve seen the bulk of what they’re going to get," said Mass, who teaches atmospheric sciences at the University of Washington.</p><p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 18:10:52 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 11926 at http://www.kplu.org Mass: Worst Is Over With Snow; Don't Count On White Christmas Showers Will Melt Away, but Lightning Could Spark More Fires http://www.kplu.org/post/showers-will-melt-away-lightning-could-spark-more-fires <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Drizzly skies are expected to yield to warmer temperatures and some sun this weekend, because of an upper level trough over us and that’s causing upward motion and clouds, says Cliff Mass, </span>KPLU’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> weather expert.</span></p><p> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 16:38:32 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 9504 at http://www.kplu.org Showers Will Melt Away, but Lightning Could Spark More Fires Ahead: Temps in the 90s, then a pleasant Fourth of July http://www.kplu.org/post/ahead-temps-90s-then-pleasant-fourth-july <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Expect progressively warmer weather over the weekend and through Tuesday, says KPLU</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> weather expert Cliff Mass.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Mass, a professor of atmospheric sciences at the University of Washington, says the heat wave hitting the western U.S. is heading our way.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">He expects highs around 90 on Monday and Tuesday from Seattle to Bellingham, and temperatures in the lower </span>90s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in the south Sound.</span></p><p> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 16:32:20 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 9200 at http://www.kplu.org Ahead: Temps in the 90s, then a pleasant Fourth of July If you are wondering about the weather ... ask Cliff Mass http://www.kplu.org/post/if-you-are-wondering-about-weather-ask-cliff-mass <p>KPLU hosts one of the northwest&#39;s leading weather experts, <a href="http://www.atmos.washington.edu/~cliff/cliff.php">University of Washington professor Cliff Mass</a>. Every Friday, Mass talks with KPLU&#39;s Keith Seinfeld about the weekend weather and the science behind it.</p><p>From time to time, they like to answer questions posed by listeners and readers. <strong>This page is your place to pose questions.</strong></p><p> Fri, 02 Dec 2011 17:00:00 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 3320 at http://www.kplu.org Seattle spring was the coldest, one of the cloudiest on record http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-spring-was-coldest-one-cloudiest-record <p>Scientists have confirmed what many suspected about this year&rsquo;s weather.&nbsp;It was the coldest spring on record for Washington and one of the cloudiest.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 02 Aug 2011 01:25:49 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 2230 at http://www.kplu.org