rain record http://www.kplu.org en Summer Is Back! Dry Weather And Warm, Sunny Skies In the Forecast http://www.kplu.org/post/summer-back-dry-weather-and-warm-sunny-skies-forecast <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/160262297&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_comments=true&amp;show_user=true&amp;show_reposts=false" width="100%"></iframe></p><p>The last week of July is historically the driest week of the year. And despite record-breaking rain last week, the forecast for the days ahead fits the bill for this time of year, says KPLU weather expert Cliff Mass.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“We’re going to have sun, warmth and virtually no precipitation,” Mass said of the week ahead.</span></p><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:06:14 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 17871 at http://www.kplu.org Summer Is Back! Dry Weather And Warm, Sunny Skies In the Forecast Weekend Curse Has Lifted: Sunny Skies And Summer-like Temps Ahead http://www.kplu.org/post/weekend-curse-has-lifted-sunny-skies-and-summer-temps-ahead <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/152025089&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true&amp;show_comments=true&amp;show_user=true&amp;show_reposts=false" width="100%"></iframe></p><p>It’s time to get out the sunscreen and summer clothes.</p><p>KPLU<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> weather expert Cliff Mass says we have a beautiful weekend ahead of us.</span></p> Fri, 30 May 2014 17:09:07 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 16878 at http://www.kplu.org Weekend Curse Has Lifted: Sunny Skies And Summer-like Temps Ahead Rain This Weekend Could Make March Our Wettest On Record In W. Wash. http://www.kplu.org/post/rain-weekend-could-make-march-our-wettest-record-w-wash <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/141888759&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p>Friday's steady rain is contributing to what may become a record-breaking March for total rainfall in many places in the Northwest.</p><p>KPLU weather expert Cliff Mass says a wet front is coming through western Washington.</p><p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 17:09:03 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 15429 at http://www.kplu.org Rain This Weekend Could Make March Our Wettest On Record In W. Wash. Wet, Wet, and Windy Weekend in Washington http://www.kplu.org/post/wet-wet-and-windy-weekend-washington <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">The National Weather Service says a weekend storm has made for the wettest September on record in Olympia and the second-wettest in Seattle.</p><div style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;"><p>By 3 a.m. Monday the rainfall total at Olympia was 7.98 inches, breaking the old record of 7.59 set in September of 1978. The normal for the month is 1.71 in Olympia.</p> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 16:10:54 +0000 The Associated Press 10196 at http://www.kplu.org Wet, Wet, and Windy Weekend in Washington Rain Sets Records Across Western Washington http://www.kplu.org/post/rain-sets-records-across-western-washington <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">Saturday&#39;s rain set records across Western Washington, from Olympia to Bellingham. And the National Weather Service says the rain isn&#39;t over yet.</p><div style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;"><p>Record rainfall of 1.71 inches fell was recorded at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Saturday. The weather service says that is more than double the old record of 0.83 of an inch set in 1948.</p> Sun, 29 Sep 2013 23:29:37 +0000 The Associated Press 10189 at http://www.kplu.org Rain Sets Records Across Western Washington