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We’ve got some light rain pushing northward into the Seattle metro area as a weak front dissipates over the region. 🌧 #wawx 

Closer to home, we've got some snow flying in the air at Camp Muir on Mt. Rainier and a dusting on the ground. #wawx 

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Sea-Tac airport is now reporting light rain. rain /rān/ noun "moisture condensed from the atmosphere that falls visibly in separate drops." Yeah, we had to look that one up. We'll probably do the same for "sunny" come about April or so. #wawx 

Eye wall of #HurricaneIan  making landfall on islands north of Ft. Myers this hour. Stay safe out there!

Below is an observation from Punta Gorda, FL near where #HurricaneIan  is making landfall. Those are winds of 84 gusting 123 mph. KPGD 282001Z AUTO 10073G107KT 3/4SM VCTS RA BR SQ OVC011 24/24 RMK AO2 PK WND 100101/1959 LTG DSNT W AND NW P0001 T02390239

"Tired of lying in the sunshine, staying home to watch the rain" 🎵🎸 #wawx 

The temporary respite from summer weather ends tomorrow. This could be Seattle's warmest beginning to October in almost 30 years. High temperature records at several locations will be under threat on Sunday. Guess I'll need 🩳 and 🕶️for my son's ⚽️ match this weekend. #wawx 

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Sea-Tac has reached 101. That's now the first time in our climate record of two consecutive days above 100. This includes Seattle area records that date back to 1894. #wawx 

Seattle's numbers of hours at or above 70 F through May 29th over the past few years: 2015: 77 2016: 144 2017: 85 2018: 107 2019: 103 2020: 85 2021: 80 and, (drum roll), 2022: 5 #wawx 

Meanwhile in the South Pacific in the past few hours... The eruption of Hunga Tonga in the dark of night.

42 years ago this morning at 8:32 AM, Mount St. Helens erupted. High level winds would carry the ash cloud to the Montana border within 6 hours. Here are visible and infrared views from space. Do you remember? I sure do.

While we await further confirmation on the details, here's the unofficial information we have so far. The widely reported bright objects in the sky were the debris from a Falcon 9 rocket 2nd stage that did not successfully have a deorbit burn.

Here is the smoke forecast for today with little change over the area. #wawx 

With unprecedented and prolonged heat on the horizon, it is important to know the signs of heat related illness! Be vigilant if you recognize these signs in yourself or others! #wawx 

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Tsunami watch for WA/OR/CA coastal areas has been canceled. #wawx 

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