North Sound Weather Minute

Western Washington's North Sound Meteorologist Ted Buehner offers Puget Sound region weather information beyond the forecast and addresses listener questions in each Weather Minute Podcast.

Avalanches - The Season Is Here

Jan 11, 2021

Avalanche season is here and with this week's wet weather, avalanche danger will rise. Learn more about avalanches in this Podcast. 

Very Wet Weather and Landslides

Jan 05, 2021

It has been a very wet start to the New Year and the threat of landslides is high. Learn more about our wet weather pattern, landslides and other hazards during all this wet weather in this Podcast. 

2020 North Sound Weather Year in Review

Dec 29, 2020

This podcast takes a look at the highlights of the North Sound's weather during 2020 including the record hot day, wildfire smoke and Winter Solstice evening snow. 

Follow Santa on Christmas Eve!

Dec 21, 2020

NORAD's Santa Tracker will be in operation again on Christmas Eve, permitting kids of all ages to follow Santa as he makes his visits around the globe. This Podcast describes the various ways you can follow Santa on his busy night. Happy Christmas to all, and to all, a good night!

The Christmas Star - Jupiter and Saturn Nearly Merge on the Winter Solstice

Dec 11, 2020

Jupiter and Saturn have been inching closer visually for months and nearly merge for the first time in centuries. Some call it the Christmas Star. Learn more about this unique event and when to view it in this Podcast.

Could We Get a White Christmas?

Dec 07, 2020

La Nina is with us for this winter season and our last North Sound White Christmas was during the La Nina winter of 2008-09. Could it happen again? Listen to this North Sound Weather Minute Podcast to learn more. 

Winter Is Coming

Nov 30, 2020

To quote Game of Thrones - Winter Is Coming!  Are you ready?  This podcast addresses the latest winter weather outlook for the North Sound and how you can be better prepared in advance for your home, business, car and even your pets. 

King Tides

Nov 25, 2020

King Tides occur each winter season. Learn more about them and their impacts on the North Sound in this Podcast. 

When To Stay Dry Outdoors

Nov 12, 2020

A neighbor asked how do I know when its going to rain?  This Podcast reveals the secret I use to decide when we take our daily neighborhood walks and stay dry, or for any other outdoor activities.