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Feb 19, 2013 at 7:00 AM
As we all know, the Pacific Northwest truly is a beautiful place, and no where is that more evident than when you look at some of the portfolios of the region's great photographers. Personally, I'm a big sucker for weather photography -- as...
May 23, 2012 at 10:00 AM
I had the honor and privilege of being one of the guest speakers at the Seattle Mariners' Weather Education Day event on Wednesday at Safeco Field just before the game. And for my speech, I presented a "weather highlight" reel that featured some...
Jul 2, 2011 at 5:48 PM
It's another sign of summer: The clouds that glow at night. Glowing clouds you say? Yes, they're something called "noctilucent" -- the word originating from nocti for night and lucent for glowing. And they're usually only spotted in the summer...
Jul 2, 2011 at 6:22 AM
Noctilucent clouds, those extreme-high altitude clouds that form during the summer months (and typically at higher latitudes), are back. July 1st afforded many within the Pacific Northwest a stunning ...
By srosenow_98
Channel: Weather
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...
Aug 6, 2010 at 2:36 PM
(Sorry about the headline, for some reason had the Muppet's on the brain today.) It's been a busy but interesting past few weeks around here, with the wildfire haze bringing orange sunlight, the wild goose chase after the Northern Lights, the...
Jul 19, 2010 at 11:36 PM
I was awed by this sunset as I came down the hill from Lakeland Hills above Auburn. It was so spectacular when I reached the bottom of the hill I turned around and went back up just to take this...
By phirewood
Channel: Weather
Jun 4, 2010 at 11:39 AM
It's one of the signs of summer -- thin, glowing clouds that appear high in the sky in the hours after sunset for spots in the higher latitudes. According to the very cool website Spaceweather.com: "Every summer since the late 19th century, Earth's...
Jul 24, 2009 at 1:54 PM
The clear nights this summer have been great for spotting these semi-rare "noctilucent clouds" this month. They are the mysterious clouds that are hundreds of thousands of feet up in the atmosphere and get their glow from being so high up, it...
Jul 24, 2009 at 7:38 AM
Noctilucent Clouds are usually spotted in areas closer to the poles, but recently they have become more common in areas further away. Many believe this to be caused from the continual atmospheric...
By demologik
Channel: Weather
Jul 23, 2009 at 11:34 PM
Noctilucent Clouds are usually spotted in areas closer to the poles, but recently they have become more common in areas further away. Many believe this to be caused from the continual day to day...
By demologik
Channel: Weather
Jul 23, 2009 at 11:12 PM
Taken directly from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noctilucent_cloud

"Noctilucent clouds, are tenuous cloud-like phenomena that are the "ragged-edge" of a much brighter and pervasive polar...
By thalyadj
Channel: Weather
Jul 16, 2009 at 3:02 PM
Those glowing noctilucent clouds are still out there this week, and more photos are rolling in.  Here are some from Wednesday night and Thursday morning. First, some video from Dr. Dale Ireland from his time lapse camera:
Jul 15, 2009 at 11:59 AM
The heavens have been really showing off these past few weeks -- what with volcanic clouds, blue moons, rainbow clouds, and  UW-shaped lightning. Tuesday night was no different. Astute observers from around the northern latitudes of the world...

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