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Jan 4, 2013 at 7:00 AM
From the Northern Lights, to supercell thunderstorms, to a baseball diamond tarp that transformed into a raging monster set to devour a member of a minor league team's grounds crew, Mother Nature has been quite busy in 2012. I've gone back and...
Nov 6, 2012 at 9:57 AM
Autumn might be best known for the changing of the leaves and, around here, the coronation of the rainy season. But there is another little-known benefit to the season: It's when the sun rises in the right spot to make for some dramatic sunrise...
Jan 1, 2012 at 11:13 AM

What is that hole in the sky?
Don't worry, KOMO Meteorologist Scott Sistek says it's caused by something that's been around for more than 100 years.
Sistek says: "These clouds are called "hole punch clouds" -- caused when an airplane...
Jan 1, 2012 at 11:06 AM
Astute cloud observers caught an unusual sight over the Seattle skies early Sunday morning that might have looked like something out of science fiction, but instead it was caused by something that's been around for over 100 years -- an airplane.
Jun 30, 2011 at 11:00 AM
The late George Carlin always wondered why weather measurements were taken at airports, because who lives at the airport? Now, new research suggests another reason why people wouldn't want to live near the airport -- it might rain and snow there a...
May 18, 2011 at 12:31 AM
I was recently given the honor to appear at the Pacific Northwest Weather Workshop and give a speech about this weather blog and how it can highlight the weather around here and educate readers into the complex subject of meteorology... and have...
Mar 17, 2010 at 3:15 PM

Apparently, "hole punch" clouds are not just for Eastern Washington.

Liem Bahneman saw my blog article from Monday showcasing the strange hole punch clouds over Wenatchee.

Turns out, there were some on this side of the hills...
Mar 17, 2010 at 2:18 PM
Apparently, "hole punch" clouds are not just for Eastern Washington. Liem Bahneman saw my blog article from Monday showcasing the strange hole punch clouds over Wenatchee. Turns out, there were some on this side of the hills as well. But Liem...
Oct 30, 2009 at 3:00 AM
Maybe it's just Mother Nature getting in the Halloween spirit. A new video making the rounds on the Internet shows a spooky looking cloud over Romania:
Oct 14, 2009 at 12:28 PM
A friend forwarded me this YouTube video of an extraterrestrial-looking cloud that was apparently filmed over Moscow late last week.

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