Temperature Records

Weather with Cliff Mass
10:05 am
Fri August 8, 2014

This Weekend's High Temps, Sunny Skies Pushing Toward Record-Breaking Summer

Tim Durkan

Go ahead and gloat. We’ve got one of those hot, sunny August western Washington weekends ahead that make it worth living here despite the long, dark winters.

Low clouds will melt away, says KPLU weather expert Cliff Mass, as temperatures steadily rise over the weekend, hitting 90 maybe even as early as Sunday and certainly by Monday.  

“A warming period is going to happen,” said Mass. “And that’s because a trough that brought us cooler temperatures this week is moving off and a pretty high-amplitude ridge is building in its place.”

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Weather with Cliff Mass
9:49 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Mass: Blue Skies, then Beginning of End of Summer this Weekend

Mark Grealish photo Flickr

Good news: summer's not over just yet! There are still some blue skies left in the forecast, says KPLU weather expert Cliff Mass. 

"About two and a half days, to be exact," says Mass, who teaches Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Washington.

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