heat http://www.kplu.org en Balmy Monday breaks records in Seattle, Bellingham, Olympia http://www.kplu.org/post/balmy-monday-breaks-records-seattle-bellingham-olympia <p>May 6 isn’t known for much.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Perhaps it languishes in the shadow of its older sibling, Cinco de Mayo.</span></p><p>But at least this year, May 6 saw something special when the mercury climbed to a record-breaking high of 87 degrees at&nbsp;Sea-Tac<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Airport around 5 p.m., crushing the past record high of 79 set in 1957.</span></p><p> Mon, 06 May 2013 21:21:50 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 8678 at http://www.kplu.org Balmy Monday breaks records in Seattle, Bellingham, Olympia Hottest day of the year (so far) likely tomorrow http://www.kplu.org/post/hottest-day-year-so-far-likely-tomorrow <p>Sometimes, like this weekend ... a miracle happens, reports our weather expert and University of Washington professor Cliff Mass.&nbsp;</p><p>That miracle may bring the hottest day of the year this weekend.</p><p> Fri, 03 Aug 2012 16:02:04 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 5865 at http://www.kplu.org Hottest day of the year (so far) likely tomorrow