Veterans Day hail storm

It’s November and mother nature is reminding us how fickle she can be. Just yesterday it was sunny and “warm.” This evening it’s hailing. Hard. @RonSchott sent us this pic on Twitter that shows the size of the pellets. Shortly after the hail, the sky lit up with lightning followed by a boom of thunder. […]

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Dry conditions to start September

Seattle has seen little rainfall the past few months, which means conditions are ripe for fire. While August temps were down, the rainfall average was just 0.13 inches compared to the normal 0.88 inches, according to BeautifulSeattle.com. Early this morning Engine 18 was called out to a brush fire at NW 65th St and 17th […]

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Hail storm leads to beautiful rainbow

If you were anywhere near Ballard around 7 p.m. Wednesday evening, you couldn’t miss the hail storm that passed through. Although the ground is nearly covered with white ice chunks, the aftermath of the storm was beautiful. Jennifer sent us this photo of a double rainbow (the second rainbow is quite faint) over North Beach.

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Mudslides above Seaview Avenue

Magnolia isn’t the only neighborhood hit by mudslides. The bank above Seaview Avenue was also affected. Al sent us this photo of a slide on Monday just above Seaview Ave along roughly the 6700 block. “There was a slide near the main BN rail tracks that pass between Shilshole and lower Sunset Hill,” he writes. […]

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