By The Associated Press May 22, 2015 11:41 a.m.
YAKIMA — A storm packing heavy rain, hail and lightning has hit the Yakima Valley in central Washington.
By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS, Associated Press May 21, 2015 6:54 p.m.
SPOKANE — Drought conditions in Washington that prompted Gov. Jay Inslee last week to declare an emergency are likely to grow worse because of a strengthening El Nino weather pattern in the Pacific Ocean.
By Patrick Timm May 21, 2015 6 a.m.
Monday and Wednesday were almost repeats with sunshine, warm temperatures and those building cumulus clouds over the Cascades trying to make their way westward to the valleys.
By SCOTT SMITH, Associated Press May 20, 2015 12:50 p.m.
FRESNO, Calif. — A group of California farmers, in a surprising turnaround, is volunteering to give up a fourth of their available water this year, sharing a resource that has been all but guaranteed to them for more than a century.
By NANCY BENAC, Associated Press May 20, 2015 12:12 p.m.
NEW LONDON, Conn. — President Barack Obama said Wednesday the threat posed by climate change is evident all around and that those who deny the "indisputable" science that it is real are putting at risk the security of the United States and the military sworn to defend it.
By Betsy Z. Russell, The Spokesman-Review May 20, 2015 9:58 a.m.
SPOKANE — Collaborating with ranchers is essential to fighting wildfires as climate change increases fire danger, U.S. Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell said Tuesday at an event in Boise.