Karissa Courtney and Taylor Wilkinson both Seattle Pacific University students with the afternoon off, share a hammock overlooking the Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains beyond in Seattle. Temperatures hit record highs a day earlier, including 59 at Sea-Tac Airport, in parts of Washington and Oregon as one of the mildest winters continues in the Northwest. Forecasters expect more near-record temperatures on Tuesday because of a summer-like high pressure ridge that creates sunny, dry days.
Olympic Peninsula, Washington. It's never too early to start planning a winter trip! The Pacific Northwest is famous for its winter storms, and the Olympic Peninsula may be the best place to watch them. | Coastalliving.com