Northern Lights dazzle in Snohomish, Washington

(Snohomish, WA) We’re fortunate to view of lot of nature’s wonder in the Pacific Northwest. But two prized moments have long eluded me in my 53 years: the site of orcas in Puget Sound, and witnessing the Northern Lights.  Well, I can finally cross one of those long-held dreams off the ol’ bucket list.  And… Continue reading Northern Lights dazzle in Snohomish, Washington

Dramatic sunset over Puget Sound

  MUKILTEO, WA — Clear skies and warm temperatures surrendered to cooler air and scattered clouds early Monday evening, making for a dramatic sunset throughout much of the Puget Sound region. And as daylight faded, there was a bit more drama for one small boat. While live streaming on Periscope, Beyond90Seconds observed the boat experiencing difficulty with its motor.… Continue reading Dramatic sunset over Puget Sound

May Day sunset in Mukilteo, Washington

Sunset over Whidbey Island, Washington as seen from Mukilteo.

(Mukilteo, WA) Clear skies, a gentle breeze, and a temperature hovering around 70 degrees made for a pleasant sunset in Mukilteo, Washington on the first day of May. Monday is expected to bring even warmer temperatures with highs in the mid-80’s. Expect high temperatures to dip to around 70 by  Tuesday, and to about 60… Continue reading May Day sunset in Mukilteo, Washington

What was that out in the waters of Puget Sound?

(Edmonds, WA) On a late September day, I drove to Picnic Point Park in Edmonds to Periscope (broadcast) what was shaping-up to be a promising sunset from the beach. I arrived just minutes prior to the sun’s sinking behind the Olympic Mountains. No clouds in the sky. No haze. The distant peaks across Puget Sound seemed destined for tack… Continue reading What was that out in the waters of Puget Sound?

Clouds formed over Chelan’s Wolverine Fire visible in western Washington

  (Snohomish, WA) Large clouds borne from the heat and rising thermals of a central Washington wildfire were visible in the Puget Sound area on Tuesday afternoon and early evening. While viewing a Beyond90Seconds Periscope broadcast of the clouds, viewer Brendan Magee commented that he was able to confirm that the clouds were coming from the… Continue reading Clouds formed over Chelan’s Wolverine Fire visible in western Washington

Mudslide blocks highway in northeastern Washington

12 PHOTOS   (Metaline, WA) Warmer temperatures, rain and fast-melting snow have resulted in a flood watch and mudslides in Northeastern Washington. On Friday morning, A woman who lives near Metaline took photos of freshly fallen debris on–and along–Highway 31 near the Sweet Creek Falls rest area. The woman says the stretch of road looked markedly… Continue reading Mudslide blocks highway in northeastern Washington