Category: Weather

Big wind powers through Tacoma

Windblown leaves in North Tacoma.

North Enders are left with a sunny day to rake leaves and clean up downed tree branches, after a day of powerful winds whipped through Western Washington on Saturday. The National Weather Service reported gusts at 50 to 60 miles…

September’s last hit – round one

A dad and daughter attempt to clear a storm drain on a North Tacoma arterial street.

The first day of a predicted weekend-long onslaught of wet, windy weather left downed trees, flooded streets and manhole covers popped off in downtown Tacoma by surging water. A flood watch remains in effect through Monday morning for portions of…

Impressive storm whips through town


This isn’t a surprise anymore if you’ve been anywhere near a window. The National Weather Service had issued a “significant weather advisory” for northwestern Pierce County until 5:15 p.m. “At 4:24 p.m. National Weather Service doppler radar was tracking a…