West Seattle Weather Watch: King County burn ban lifted

Just in from the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency: The burn ban in King County is OVER (here’s the proof) – so no more restrictions TFN. The fog isn’t expected to be around too much longer – the newest forecast projects rain as soon as tomorrow night.

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7 Replies to "West Seattle Weather Watch: King County burn ban lifted"

  • NWMama January 21, 2013 (1:50 pm)

    Burning wood is smelly, it’s inefficient and directly impacts your neighbors air quality. Wish they’d keep the ban on indefinitely!

  • Seattlelite January 21, 2013 (2:38 pm)

    Yay! I’ve been wanting a fire all weekend! Gonna go start one up right now!

  • JanS January 21, 2013 (3:37 pm)

    ohhh…guess I’d better get out there and chop down a Presto tree ;-)

  • Robert January 21, 2013 (7:26 pm)


    I’m with you – I wish burning wood “for atmosphere” would go away too. My neighborhood stinks tonight too.

  • Vanessa January 21, 2013 (7:27 pm)

    Trying to get a walk in tonight after work, the air was terribly thick with smoke. I hope you really needed to burn all of that in your fireplace tonight. Bad air pollution tonight!

    • WSB January 21, 2013 (7:28 pm)

      It was a little puzzling to get the announcement that the ban was lifted even though the fog was still thick and the air-stagnation advisory still in effect till tomorrow afternoon. Maybe we just have the worst air and most of the rest of the county has cleared up?

  • West Seattle Hipster January 22, 2013 (6:39 pm)

    Did the burn ban impact the folks at Tent City on Highland?

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