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Weather: Rainy Weekend, Then Sunny Warming Trend

The National Weather Service forecast for Bainbridge Island shows rain for the weekend, opening up to part sun and temperatures in the low 6os early next week. Friday A 50 percent chance of scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54 degrees F. South wind around 15 mph. Friday Night A 40 percent chance of…

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Weather: Seattle’s Wettest March on Record Ain’t Over Yet

As of yesterday, March 29, the Sea-Tac Airport weather station reported 9.44 inches of rainfall for the month, the most rain recorded for March in Seattle since recordkeeping began at the downtown Federal Building in 1891. Yesterday’s precipitation tally exceeds the 1950 record of 8.40 inches by over an inch and vastly exceeds the March…

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Weather: Rain Is Here to Stay a While

After some lovely early spring sunshine, the rain is back and expected to hang around at least into the weekend. Here is the National Weather Service forecast for Bainbridge Island. Tuesday An 80% likelihood of rain. High near 56 degrees F. South wind 10 to 16 mph. Tuesday Night Showers likely, mainly before 11 p.m. Cloudy, with…

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Bainbridge Fire Marshal Warns of Increased Landslide Risk

Fire Marshal Luke Carpenter wants you to know that the National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a warning statement for Western Washington, including Bainbridge Island, about increased landslide risk due to heavy rainfall this week. According to the NWS, the 1 to 2 inches of rain over the last few days has increased soil moisture…

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Weather: Cold Front Saturday Afternoon Expected to Bring Snow

The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather advisory in our area for this weekend. Temperatures are expected to drop this afternoon, March 1, and bring snow, with most accumulation expected tonight and Sunday morning. Saturday A 30 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with temperatures falling to around 37 degrees F by 5 p.m….

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Weather: Snow Possible This Weekend, Really

Please don’t shoot the messenger, but, I swear, the National Weather Service is issuing a forecast for snow in our area starting Saturday, February 22, through Sunday night. The most likely and significant snow is expected to occur late Sunday. But, sorry kids, expected accumulation here on the Rock is low. Friday Night A 60% chance…

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Wind Part II: Second National Weather Service Advisory

For the second time in 24 hours, the National Weather Service has issued an urgent weather message for our region. Like the first one, this one is a wind advisory. Starting around noon today, February 16, and running until about midnight, we can expect sustained wind out of the south at about 20 to 35…

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Wash Your Dishes Now: NWS Issues Wind Advisory for This Evening

This afternoon, February 15, at 2:32, the National Weather Service issued an “urgent weather message” for the Seattle-Bremerton area as well as the Southwest Interior, Puget Sound, and the Hood Canal area. The message warns about high winds out of the southwest this evening with the arrival of a weather front. We can expect gusts…

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Weather: Vigorous Storm System on the Way

Batten down the hatches, people, because stormy weather is heading our way. The National Weather Service has issued a warning about a storm system bringing strong wings and heavy rains to our area. The brunt of the wind and rain is expected to hit Tuesday evening, February 11, into Wednesday. A warm front will bring winds…

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Weather: Snow Tonight and Sunday

Snow is expected tonight, February 8, continuing into Sunday, with warming temperatures and rain to follow through next week. Here is the forecast for Bainbridge Island: Saturday Night A 70% likelihood of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 31 degrees F. North-northeast wind 10 to 14 mph, becoming easterly. Sunday Snow turning to rain. Mostly cloudy, with a…

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Weather: Record-Breaking Cold Temps and Frigid Wind Chill Factors on the Way

The National Weather Service has extended its warning about falling temperatures in our area through at least Friday, February 7. Daytime highs are expected to drop to the low 30s and nighttime lows to the twenties and teens. Breezy conditions may cause a windchill effect as low as single-digit below-zero levels northwest of Bainbridge. Temperatures…

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Weather Service Issues Warning About Cold Temps & Possible Snow Flurries Ahead

This afternoon, January 31, the National Weather Service released a weather warning statement for our area. A cold front is moving in this weekend, bringing temperatures about 15 degrees below normal levels for early February. The cooling trend is expected to intensify on Monday and continue to drop through Thursday, putting daytime highs in the thirties…

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Weather: Rain Ahead

According to the National Weather Service, Bainbridge Island will get another partly sunny day before a rain front moves in. Here is the forecast: Monday Areas of fog before 10 a.m.; then partly sunny, with a high near 47 degrees F. East-southeast wind around 5 mph, becoming variable in the afternoon. Monday Night Mostly cloudy, with…

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Weather: Wind Advisory, Heavy Rain, & Possible T-Storms This Weekend

A wind advisory is in effect until 6 a.m. tomorrow, January 11. Expect continuing strong winds and roaring gusts, buckets of rain, and possible thunderstorms on Saturday and Saturday night. Here is the detailed forecast for Bainbridge Island this weekend from the National Weather Service: Friday Night: 100% “chance” of rain, heavy at times. Low around 47…

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Weather: Rain, Rain, Then Windy Rain

The rain we knew was inevitable appears to have finally arrived, with no intention of quitting this week. But with the great weather we’ve had and the harsh weather gripping other parts of the country, who are we to complain? Here is the 7-day forecast for Bainbridge Island from the National Weather Service. Tuesday: 90%…

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Weather: Cold Rain on the Way

Those unfamiliar with our Western Washington climate might mistake this year’s weather for the norm, believing that Pacific Northwesterners intentionally overstate the rain here to keep our golden secret. Maybe we do, and maybe we do. But there is rain on the way soon, we know. The National Weather Service seems to think it’s coming in…

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Weather: Another Chance at . . . Snow

Dare we say yet again that snow is in the forecast? According to the National Weather Service, on Bainbridge Island snow is LIKELY (though probably turning to slush pretty fast). That is because the two conditions that must come together—cold temperatures and precipitation—are expected to occur. Seems obvious, but around here that combination doesn’t happen…

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Possible Snow on the Way Today

Clouds rolling back in may bring snow flurries today, turning to snow tonight, with temperatures warming a bit. Here is the immediate forecast for Bainbridge Island: Monday: A chance of snow flurries. Cloudy, with a high near 33 degrees F. South wind around 14 mph. Monday Night: A 40% chance of flurries before 11 p.m.,…

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Bainbridge Weather: Temps in the Teens & Another Chance at Snow

How low can we go? According to the National Weather Service Bainbridge Island will experience bitterly cold temperatures dipping into the teens this weekend and maybe, just maybe, snow. Here is the forecast: Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35 degrees F. South-southeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a…

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Hello November: Wind, Rain, and Colder Temps This Weekend

Batten down, collect those leaf piles, pull out your emergency lamps, load up the woodstove, and—forgive me—clear those gutters, because strong winds, heavy rain, and dropping temperatures are on the way. Having said this, it probably won’t be so bad, so maybe just read a book while digesting that extra Halloween candy you bought “just…

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