Saturday was a delight with clear blue skies in the afternoon and nice dry north-northwest breezes. Temperatures at 4 p.m. were near the 70-degree mark almost everywhere around the state. There was a bunch of 70s along the east slopes of the Cascades, in the likes of Yakima, Ellensburg and Wenatchee.
FORT WORTH, Texas — Lisa Asberry Davis said Saturday that she and her three children waded to safety in water up to their chins after torrential rains swamped an East Texas cul-de-sac during the night, forcing some residents onto rooftops.
PATNA, India -- With sizzling temperatures claiming more than 300 lives this month in India, officials said Friday they were banning daytime cooking in some parts of the drought-stricken country in a bid to prevent accidental fires that have killed nearly 80 more people.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — After warning for days about violent storms that could rake the central U.S. with huge hail, high winds and strong tornadoes, forecasters will review whether the messages they sent were appropriate for severe weather that some considered a “bust” because the tornadoes that did develop were small.
SAN FRANCISCO — California officials say they will seek more than $90 million in firefighting costs from Pacific Gas & Electric Co. after finding that a deadly 2015 fire was sparked by a tree that came into contact with a power line.
The last day of April will end on a warm and sunny note with clearing skies and sunshine after a few showers Friday. Highs will inch upward to 70 or so and then into the 80-85 degree range Sunday and Monday. Ah yes, summer is coming.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Forecasters have moved North Texas squarely into the crosshairs of a large storm capable of producing "significant" tornadoes and grapefruit-sized hail Tuesday afternoon and evening, placing at least 10 million people at moderate risk.
OKLAHOMA CITY -- School districts and authorities are bracing for the possibility of a severe weather outbreak that could produce powerful, long-track tornadoes and large hail today in some central and southern Plains states.
Despite a batch of showers and thundershowers, some quite heavy, Vancouver is still nearly an inch below average in the rainfall department. Meanwhile, those sunny hot April days that preceded today pushed our average mean temperature to six degrees above average so far this month -- warmest on record for some.