Weather With Cliff Mass University of Washington Professor of Atmospheric Sciences and renowned Seattle weather prognosticator/personality Cliff Mass has joined KNKX's roster of commentators.
Weather With Cliff Mass

Weather With Cliff Mass

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University of Washington Professor of Atmospheric Sciences and renowned Seattle weather prognosticator/personality Cliff Mass has joined KNKX's roster of commentators.

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Rain relents, and weather expert shares Puget Sound convergence zone primer

If you're tired of all the precipitation that has been raining down on the Northwest since early April, take heart. KNKX weather expert Cliff Mass promises this weekend will be dry and even a bit sunny.

Rain relents, and weather expert shares Puget Sound convergence zone primer

April showers douse the Northwest, building snowpack and filling reservoirs

Major April showers are dousing the Pacific Northwest, and they're bringing more than flowers. Environment reporter Bellamy Pailthorp talked with weather expert Cliff Mass, who provided the latest forecast and an update on the water situation in the region following an unusually dry March.

April showers douse the Northwest, building snowpack and filling reservoirs

Rain returns as region recovers from arid March, but UW team shines bright in forecasting contest

Stay indoors or get out the Gore-Tex this weekend if you're going outside in Western Washington. KNKX weather expert Cliff Mass says a triple whammy of weather systems will douse the region, providing some relief from our record-dry March and only a few dry periods over the next few days. "We're going to have three rain events over the next 72 hours," Mass said Friday morning. "The drought of March is going to be over."

Rain returns as region recovers from arid March, but UW team shines bright in forecasting contest

Dry weekend set to cap a likely record for March, but rain returns next week

Another warm, dry weekend is in the forecast for western Washington, adding to what has been an unusually parched month of March. KNKX weather expert Cliff Mass says he expects this to become the second-driest March ever recorded at Sea-Tac Airport, going all the way back to 1948.

Dry weekend set to cap a likely record for March, but rain returns next week

Rain expected to bring relief to allergy sufferers after record-smashing heat

A weather front approaching the Puget Sound region on Friday morning held the promise of precipitation sure to be welcomed by residents suffering from watery eyes, sinus pain, coughs and running noses. Many people's allergies were triggered this week when a sudden storm of tree pollen was brought on by record heat.

Rain expected to bring relief to allergy sufferers after record-smashing heat

Record storm may not get a name, but Puget Sound is more than ready for 'extraordinary' warmth

Some folks in the greater Puget Sound region have still been watching the last bits of snow melt in their yards, after record cold hit the region last month. But it will all be gone for sure this weekend, as KNKX weather expert Cliff Mass says a radical change is underway.

Record storm may not get a name, but Puget Sound is more than ready for 'extraordinary' warmth

Sunny, warmer weekend ahead as region says goodbye to snow, hello — again — to El Niño

Snow showers mixed with rain on Thursday and Friday were the final hurrah for the cold that's had the Puget Sound region in its grip since early February. KNKX weather expert Cliff Mass says a sunny weekend is in store, with steadily warming temperatures. He says the threat of lowland snow is over.

Sunny, warmer weekend ahead as region says goodbye to snow, hello — again — to El Niño

Sunny, blue skies for days as Sea-Tac looks back at snowiest, third-coldest February

If you live in Western Washington and sunny, clear blue skies tend to lift your mood, you're in luck. KNKX weather expert Cliff Mass says temps will be in the mid-40s or higher with plenty of sun and no rain until early next week. He calls this kind of weather "totally boring."

Sunny, blue skies for days as Sea-Tac looks back at snowiest, third-coldest February

Record cold February refilling reservoirs; could bring more lowland snow to Washington

With temperatures hovering around freezing in places and the snow level dropping, several parts of Western Washington saw snow flurries Friday morning. How much more snow will fall in the coming days and whether it will stick are highly uncertain, says KNKX weather expert Cliff Mass.

Record cold February refilling reservoirs; could bring more lowland snow to Washington

Cliff Mass: You'll tell your grandchildren about the record-breaking winter of 2019

Temperatures will hover above freezing for the next few days, allowing accumulated snow and slush to slowly melt in western Washington. KNKX weather expert Cliff Mass says air that's cold enough to bring more snow will soon be back. It's still unclear whether that will actually materialize. But either way, Mass is predicting this February will go down as the coldest on record. In any case, he says this weekend will provide a break from icy temps and snow. WARMER THIS WEEKEND "We have a pretty

Cliff Mass: You'll tell your grandchildren about the record-breaking winter of 2019

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