Scott Sistek, Q13 FOX News

Scott Sistek

Q13 FOX News

Seattle, WA, United States

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Past articles by Scott:

Watch: Spectacular underwater footage captures orca 'orchestra' in icy Antarctica waters

The footage shows several orcas - also known as “killer whales" and a minke whale swimming in the icy waters of Antarctica. → Read More

Nearly 200 million lightning strikes hit U.S. in 2022; how many hit your state?

2022 brought not only hundreds of millions of lightning strikes across the U.S., but a violent volcanic eruption in January triggered the most extreme concentration of lightning ever detected, according to Vaisala. → Read More

Infant killed as bomb cyclone, ‘Pineapple Express’ blasts California with life-threatening rain, flooding

Just days after a record-breaking storm brought significant rain, widespread flooding and significant mountain snow to much of California, another, perhaps even more powerful, double whammy of an atmospheric river bomb cyclone is blasting the region again this week and could become one of the most impactful storms to strike the state in years. → Read More

Powerful atmospheric river to bring drenching rains, damaging winds to West

It will be a wet and windy week in the West as a series of low-pressure systems will bring stormy weather to the region. → Read More

Over 1 million without power across 25 states as wintry bomb cyclone blasts nation with ferocious winds

A powerful blizzard barreling across the eastern half of the U.S. is bringing ferocious winds and dangerously cold temperatures across the South and East while an ice storm is wreaking havoc in the Pacific Northwest, and the dangerous combination has knocked out power to well over 1 million customers people across 25 states Friday morning. → Read More

Winter break on horizon: US to see significantly warmer temps following frigid Christmas blizzard

As the nation powers through a deadly arctic outbreak that brought sub-zero readings to the northern tier of the country and a hard freeze, not seen in several years, to the South, frigid residents might be clamoring for a break. → Read More

Strong atmospheric river brings flooding rains, strong winds to Pacific Northwest

November is the heart of the rainy season in the Pacific Northwest, and this year storms are right on cue. → Read More

'Nothing is salvageable': Popular Fort Myers restaurant in shambles after Hurricane Ian

As residents slowly return along the southwestern Florida coast to pick up the pieces of devastation left by Hurricane Ian, businesses now left in shambles wonder how to care for their employees now left not only without a job, but in many cases a home. → Read More

Hurricane Ian Ieft scars visible from space along its trail of destruction

As Hurricane Ian made its trek across the Gulf of Mexico, across Florida and eventually into South Carolina, it left many visible scars across its path. → Read More

Hurricane Ian ties 4th-strongest storm to make landfall in Florida

Hurricane Ian will go down as one of the strongest hurricanes ever to strike Florida as the Category 4 storm made landfall in Cayo Costa, Florida, Wednesday afternoon. → Read More

'Everything is connected:' How Spokane weather balloons help Hurricane Ian forecast

By launching more balloons — even thousands of miles from Hurricane Ian — meteorologists and the computers that generate our forecast models can get updated real-time weather data from the upper atmosphere that are crucial to the accuracy of model projections. → Read More

Autumn in August? When it is meteorologically OK to drink a Pumpkin Spice Latte

It's a day autumn, and coffee, lovers circle on their calendar -- though that circle seems to keep moving earlier on the chart -- the day Pumpkin Spice Lattes are unveiled from Starbucks and other national coffee chains. → Read More

Farmers' Almanac declares parts of U.S. 'hibernation zone' with predicted 'glacial, snow-filled' winter

The Farmer's Almanac's annual winter forecast is hinting at a particularly harsh winter across much of the North with "real shivers". → Read More

7 Major League Baseball stadiums have retractable roofs but which city uses theirs the most?

You peek at the schedule and decide it's a great day to take yourself out to the ol' ball game. You snag the tickets, find that ball cap and make the trek to the baseball park, only to have the game go into a several-minutes-to-hours-long rain delay. Or worse, the game gets washed out. Day: ruined. → Read More

Flash Flood Emergency underway in St. Louis amid 'historic' rainfall event

As much as 6-9 inches of rain have fallen in the St. Louis area, requiring several water rescues along roads and in homes as flood waters rise. → Read More

Northern Lights put on dazzling show over Seattle area

A solar storm sparked a brilliant display of the Northern Lights over the Seattle area early Tuesday morning. → Read More

Watch: Colossal waves crash over 2-story condo in Hawaii as Hurricane Darby remnants pass

A massive wave sparked from hurricane remnants crashed into -- and over a two-story condo building in Hawaii as parts of the Big Island dealt with heavy surf over the weekend. → Read More

‘Legitimately terrifying’: Future quake, tsunami could bury Seattle's shores under 20 feet of water

A future major earthquake centered under Seattle's Puget Sound could trigger a tsunami that would bury the waterfronts under 20 feet of water for hours, according to a new study released Thursday by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources. → Read More

3 boaters stranded inside Tropical Storm Alex rescued by Coast Guard

The Coast Guard rescued three boaters who became stranded hundreds of miles off the Eastern Seaboard while sailing in the middle of Tropical Storm Alex. → Read More

South Florida braces for potentially life-threatening flash flooding as storm nears

Tropical Storm Warnings are in effect for the entire southern half of the Florida Peninsula and the Keys, but the highest threat of strong winds will be in areas exposed to onshore winds along the coast and in high-rise buildings. → Read More