Scott Sistek, FOX Weather

Scott Sistek

FOX Weather

Seattle, WA, United States

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  • FOX Weather
Past:
  • FOX 5 DC
  • Q13 FOX News
  • KATU News
  • KOMO News
  • News 4 San Antonio
  • seattlepi
  • The National Desk
  • ABC13News
  • KOKH FOX 25
  • WLUK-TV FOX 11

Recent articles by Scott:

Tornado Drought: Kansas has only one recorded strong tornado in past 3 years

Kansas, situated in the heart of Tornado Alley, has experienced just one tornado of EF2 strength or higher in the past three years. → Read More

52-acre Colorado grass fire sparked by severe weather study mishap: sheriff

A mishap during a severe weather study was the culprit for a grass fire that eventually burned 52 acres in Boulder County, Colorado on Wednesday afternoon, according to sheriff's officials. → Read More

'Everything is ruined and burned': Georgia family home destroyed by lightning strike

One lightning bolt struck a home around 11:40 p.m. Wednesday, sparking a fire that eventually destroyed the home. → Read More

Busy tornado season sets record with nearly 250 twister reports in March alone

Following a relatively quiet January and February in the severe weather department, March kicked the door wide open to start the nation's severe season. → Read More

Strong solar storm could trigger Northern Lights as far south as Iowa

NOAA's Space Weather Prediction Center has issued a Geomagnetic Storm Watch and predicts the storm could reach level 3 on their 5-level scale when the flares arrive around Wednesday evening. → Read More

'It's gone... nothing's left': Texas wildfire survivor returns home to find only rubble

A wildfire that raced across the bone-dry fuels in Texas' Eastland County Thursday night tore into the community of Carbon, about 60 miles southeast of Abilene. → Read More

Dense fog triggers deadly crash involving dozens of vehicles in Missouri

Multiple people were killed and injured in a weather-related crash involving dozens of semi-trucks and vehicles Thursday morning in Missouri. → Read More

Solar storm triggers dazzling display of Northern Lights over Finland

A solar storm turned the skies a brilliant shade of green over Scandinavia Sunday night, just in time for St. Patricks' Day week. → Read More

Mt. St. Helens' eruption: Survivors recount the 'darker than midnight' fury in 1980

The Mount St. Helens' eruption in Washington on May 18, 1980 is the worst volcanic eruption in U.S. history, killing 57 people and spewing 520 million tons of ash across the U.S., causing complete darkness in Spokane. → Read More

Blizzard of '22 produces hurricane-force winds, dumps feet of snow in New England

Snow totals of 12-24 inches were observed along the New Jersey shores, across Long Island and into Rhode Island, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and eastern Massachusetts. → Read More

7 cities where a white Christmas might seem impossible, but it isn't

While you might assume seeing snow on Christmas in the likes of Los Angeles or Phoenix or parts of Florida would never happen, their history books have three words for you: "Never say never." → Read More

Like the cold rain and snow? New winter outlook suggests plenty around Northwest

NOAA released its annual winter outlook for the U.S. Thursday, and those who like chilly, rainy winter days with copious amounts of mountain snow -- and maybe a dabble with snow in the lowlands on occasion -- will be happy to see what their forecasters are thinking for our region. → Read More

Fascinating 'bomb cyclone' to put on show out in Pacific Ocean

A system in the western Pacific Ocean that was once Tropical Storm Namtheun last week is now expected to put on a quite a show as its journey across the ocean nears the U.S. West Coast and it turns into what's known as a "bomb cyclone." → Read More

Photographer captures bioluminescent glow in wake of Seattle ferry

A trip on a Washington State ferry treated a local photographer an amazing sight of bioluminescence in Puget Sound. → Read More

Despite upcoming record heat, Seattle normal high temperatures begin annual drop toward winter

Sure, the forecast is for some sizzling temperatures around Seattle that are going to make the next few days feel unbearably hot to many, but for those longing for the days of hoodies, hot chocolate and maybe a roaring fire in the fireplace, the journey toward winter begins Wednesday. → Read More

Despite record heat soon, Seattle begins annual march toward winter

Sure, the forecast is for some sizzling temperatures around Seattle that are going to make the next few days feel unbearably hot to many, but for those longing for the days of hoodies, hot chocolate and maybe a roaring fire in the fireplace, the journey toward winter begins Wednesday. → Read More

'Dog Days of Summer' to end just as new heat wave blasts Northwest

The so-called "Dog Days of Summer" officially end on Wednesday if you go by the original definition, but someone might want to see if there's room to grant an extension in 2021 as another stretch of very hot weather looms for the Pacific Northwest this week. → Read More

Seattle this July: Sunnier than Phoenix; drier than Los Angeles

What has been constant for sure around here is that it's been dry, frequently sunny, and rather temperate -- though not quite as cool as some other location that are usually some 25 degrees hotter! It's led to some rather strange reversals on the summer weather scoreboards around the West. → Read More

Port Angeles neighbors bring special delivery to 21-year postal carrier on final day of route

Tuesday was the final day Janni was making the rounds, set to retire at the end of the shift. But before his familiar white truck came motoring down West 4th Street, several neighbors showed their appreciation and good wishes by attaching a brightly-colored mylar balloon to their mail boxes. → Read More

Summertime brings out the colorful cloud displays over Seattle

Summertime may be better known for barbecues, days at the beach and occasionally struggling with the question: "Why don't we have air conditioning?" But it's also the time of year when some clouds can be painted awash in color due to a fairly rare atmospheric event. → Read More