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Jan 2, 2013 at 10:17 AM
SEATTLE -- Whether you're a sun fan, or a rain fan -- or even snow, ice and/or lightning -- Mother Nature had something for everyone this past year around Seattle. The year started off with the greatest ice storm the region had seen in ...
Dec 31, 2012 at 11:15 AM
Just like the firework shows always save the best for their finale, Mt. Rainier is helping say goodbye to 2012 in dazzling fashion. What you are seeing is our largest mountain casting its shadow on the sky. The skies were painted with clouds at...
Nov 22, 2012 at 9:24 AM

On a day to give thanks, we can be thankful that both Ryan Verwest and YouNews contributor "troxa41622511086" had a great view of Mt. Rainier and had their cameras handy. (At nearly the same time, apparently!)

Mt. Rainier was the...
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...
Jun 20, 2012 at 11:05 AM
We officially kick off summer at 4:09 p.m. with some weather that actually seems like it belongs in summer!
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...
Mar 21, 2012 at 10:52 PM
Mt. Rainier usually gets all the attention with cool clouds and sun shadows, but Wednesday night, it was the Olympic Mountains' turn to show off.
Jan 5, 2012 at 8:54 AM
SEATTLE -- 2011 might be best remembered for what didn't happen in the weather world as opposed to what did. Seattle did not get 23 feet of snow in one day. We did not have snow drifts so high one could safely walk off the Space Needle's...
Jan 3, 2012 at 12:50 PM

YouNews contributor submitted these photos taken this morning from a Gig Harbor deck with a view of Mount Rainier.
“Every day is a call to beauty,” writes.
For more on Mount Rainier’s lenticular clouds and...
Jan 3, 2012 at 12:02 PM
We've done plenty of stories on lenticular clouds atop Mt. Rainier. And we've done stories on how Mt. Rainier can cast a shadow on the sky at sunrise. But I don't think I've ever seen both at the same time...
Oct 26, 2011 at 10:20 AM
Mt. Rainier has quite a few tricks up its sleeve for adding additional beauty to the Pacific Northwest, from the majestic snow-capped peaks, to the mysterious lenticular cloud displays. But another trick it pulls off during the fall and winter is...
Sep 29, 2011 at 5:10 AM
Original Pubish Date: April 22, 2009: Mt. big. And thus, you'd think when the sun shines on it, it would cast a big shadow, and you would be right. No time is that more apparent than in the winter. Usually between November and...
Sep 15, 2011 at 11:33 PM
Combine pleasant temperatures, a few clouds here and there, and several local photographers out enjoying the elements, and we have a nice photo journal of how the Pacific Northwest has strutted its stuff over the past few months. First up are...
Sep 2, 2011 at 8:30 PM
Cumulus clouds get all the press, what with their imagination-energizing shape-shifting powers ("I see a duck!" "I see a bunny!" "I see the opening scene from Winnie the Pooh's new movie!") But there are plenty of other clouds out there worthy of...
Aug 3, 2011 at 11:19 PM
Count local photographer Don Jensen among the many around here who are happy the skies finally cleared this summer. He took his camera out on a clear night in late July and got some incredible photos of the starry night above Mt. Rainier -- several...

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