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.

Fall and Winter 20-21 Seasonal Weather Outlook

Sep 18, 2020

The latest seasonal weather outlook involves La Nina. This Podcast explains what the fall and winter season outlook is and what it means for the North Sound and Cascade Mountains. 

September is National Preparedness Month

Sep 11, 2020

After all the wildfires, smoke and poor air quality, these issues are yet another reason to take action during September's National Preparedness Month. The fall and winter storm season is just around the corner, and it is time to get ready to help prepare your family, home and pets. This Podcast reviews all this plus where to get helpful tips and checklists to get started and be ready when nature takes another swipe at us. 

No Time To Play With Fire

Sep 06, 2020

A critical wildfire weather pattern will be in place Monday night through at least Wednesday of this week for Western Washington. This Podcast explains this historic situation and what actions we all need to take to avoid a rapidly spreading wildfire in the region.  This is no time to play with fire. 

History of Labor Day Weekend Weather

Sep 02, 2020

This Podcast addresses a listener question about whether Labor Day Weekend weather seems to always be lousy by looking at the history of the weekend's weather so far this century, plus what the weather looks like ahead of the holiday weekend. 

Marine Push Into Western Washington

Aug 30, 2020

This Podcast addresses a listener question about what a marine push is. 

Wildfire Ingredients

Aug 22, 2020

This episode addresses all the wildfires in the Western US and answers the question about how wildfire conditions are needed. 

Heat Waves in the North Sound

Aug 14, 2020

This Podcast addresses a listener question about how heat waves occur in the North Sound. 

Recipe for Wildfires

Aug 10, 2020

This Podcast describes what conditions need to be in place for wildfires, outdoor burn bans are in place for the North Sound, and what you can do to help prevent wildfires. 

Dog Days of Summer

Aug 03, 2020

This Podcasts explains what the Dog Days of Summer is going way back in history. 

All-Time Hottest Day

Aug 03, 2020

This Podcast addresses the all-time hottest day on record on July 29th 11 years ago.