winter http://kplu.org en Winter is over, declares Cliff Mass http://kplu.org/post/winter-over-declares-cliff-mass <p></p><p>Winter is over, if you consider the threat of snow in the cities of Puget Sound a marker of winter, says KPLU weather expert Cliff Mass, a professor of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Washington. Fri, 01 Mar 2013 17:16:59 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 7885 at http://kplu.org Seattle's boring winter gets zesty this weekend http://kplu.org/post/seattles-boring-winter-gets-zesty-weekend <p></p><p>It's nothing like the major storms across the midwest and eastern U.S., but western Washington is tasting a little bit of winter, finally.</p><p>"After one of the most boring winters that I can ever remember, we are going to be getting heavy rain, good snow. We'll be getting some winds gusting up to 30 to 50 miles per hour, and big waves along the coast," says KPLU weather expert Cliff Mass, a professor of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Washington. Fri, 22 Feb 2013 17:01:08 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 7844 at http://kplu.org Seattle's boring winter gets zesty this weekend How do you cope with the dark days of winter? http://kplu.org/post/how-do-you-cope-dark-days-winter <p></p><p>We’ve made it past the psychological hurdle of solstice, so we can look forward to more daylight – eventually. But in the weeks before we really can notice a difference, how do <em>you</em> cope with the darkness?</p><p>Folks in downtown Seattle shared their tips, including:</p><p>"I don't care if it's raining or not, if I have to go out to run, I go out and run," said Kassonga Mwamba, who's originally from South Africa.</p> Thu, 27 Dec 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Ashley Gross 7444 at http://kplu.org How do you cope with the dark days of winter?