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Earthquake This Morning Largest to Hit Western Washington in Over a Decade

A 4.0 earthquake centered in Hood Canal about 17.5 miles west of Bremerton and approximately 21 miles west of Bainbridge Island rattled area residents at 3:06 a.m. today, September 17. The quake, 10.3 miles deep, was felt as far away as Seattle and Everett, but there have been no official reports of significant damage. Although…

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National Weather Service Warns of Critical Fire Danger in Our Area

At 10:43 this morning, September 10, the National Weather Service issued an urgent message advising people in the Western Washington area, including Bainbridge Island’s fire weather zone, of a red flag warning. Red flag warnings are issued when critical fire weather conditions are in effect or expected to occur shortly. These conditions include strong winds,…

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Weather: Gusts and Probable Rain Through the Night

Windy, wet weather is brewing on Bainbridge Island, with gusts expected up to 21 miles per hour and a 60 percent chance of rain this afternoon and tonight. Here is the local forecast from the National Weather Service: Tuesday Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66 degrees F. West-southwest wind around 16 mph,…

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National Weather Service Issues Red Flag Warning for Our Area

The potential for “scattered to abundant lightning” in a range of western Washington fire weather zones including our own, 654, prompted the National Weather Service to issue a Red Flag Warning at 2:33 p.m. today, Monday, August 11. A Red Flag Warning is issued when critical fire weather conditions are occurring or expected to occur…

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Weather: Sun and Warm Temps on the Way, Really

The National Weather Service reports that we will see a break from the gloom starting Friday, which will usher in normal summer sun and temperatures climbing back where they belong. Here is the forecast for Bainbridge Island: Thursday A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69 degrees F. South wind…

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Weather: Some Like It Hot

It looks like clear skies and hot temps are here to stay a while. With this weekend’s extreme low tides, it’s great beach time. Because of hot dry conditions, the BIFD has issued a wildfire danger warning. Here is the National Weather Service Forecast for Bainbridge Island: Friday Sunny, with a high near 86 degrees F….

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Weather: Sunny Independence Day with Warming Trend Ahead

Independence Day looks like a winner, with mostly sunny, warm but not hot conditions. Temperatures will rise into the upper 70s through the weekend into the week. Here is the National Weather Service Forecast for Bainbridge Island: Independence Day Partly sunny, with a high near 71 degrees F. Light east wind. Friday Night Mostly cloudy,…

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Weather: A Warm Sunny Week Ahead

It appears that summer weather on Bainbridge Island is not waiting for July 5 to arrive. Here is the National Weather Service forecast: Tonight A 40 percent chance of showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52 degrees F. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 9 mph in the evening. Monday Mostly sunny, with…

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Weather: Wind and Rain

The National Weather Service forecast for Bainbridge Island is wind and rain (after 11) tonight, June 26, possibly continuing into the weekend. Friday An 80 percent likelihood of rain. High near 67 degrees F. South wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Friday Night A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy,…

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Weather: Here Comes the Sun!

It looks like sunny, warm days are here to stay a while. Here is the National Weather Service forecast for Bainbridge Island. Friday Sunny, with a high near 69 degrees F. North wind around 11 mph. Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 49 degrees F. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Saturday Mostly sunny,…

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Weather: Rainy Memorial Day

Here on Bainbridge Island this holiday weekend clouds are expected to hang around and bring rain by Monday, with temperatures in the mid 60s. Saturday Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67 degrees F. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Saturday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50 degrees F. Light northeast wind becoming north-northeast…

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Weather: Mother’s Day Ushers in a Warm Sunny Week

Around here you never know what the weather will bring for moms on their annual day of reverence. But this Mother’s Day here on Bainbridge Island we’re looking at sun and temperatures in the 60s, trending into the upper 70s by midweek. Let’s just call it Mother’s Week and take our sweet time imbibing the…

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Weather: Cooling Trend with Some Rain

The National Weather Service says our early summer weather on Bainbridge Island will play it cool and wet as we move into the coming early-May week: Sunday Chance of precipitation 80 percent. High near 58 degrees F. Breezy, with a south wind 13 to 22 mph. Sunday Night Chance of precipitation 60 percent. Cloudy, with a low near…

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Weather: Summer Temps Heading Our Way

According to the National Weather Service, temperatures rising to the upper 70s are heading our way by midweek. So, pull out those shorts and Ts and get ready for some July weather cometh early. And don’t miss your chance to clamber down to the beach for this week’s low tides. Here is the forecast for…

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Weather: Here Comes the Rain and I Say It’s Alright

Here comes the rain. Drink up, Life. Here’s the National Weather Service forecast for Bainbridge Island: Monday Night An 80% likelihood of rain. Low around 44 degrees F. Light north-northeast wind becoming northeast 5 to 9 mph after midnight. Tuesday A 50% chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54 degrees F. Southwest…

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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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