By Patrick Timm March 9, 2014 6 a.m.
I guess I was in one of those somber moods Saturday afternoon while preparing to write my column. Sitting at my desk I looked out the window at the gloomy gray skies and rain. My mind full of plot lines of my current novel in progress, tasks to do and other trite things.
By Seth Borenstein, Associated Press March 6, 2014 11:41 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Relief may be on the way for a weather-weary United States with the predicted warming of the central Pacific Ocean brewing this year that will likely change weather worldwide. But it won't be for the better everywhere.
By Sue Vorenberg March 6, 2014 7:44 p.m.
Wednesday’s tally of 1.16 inches bashed a good low target — breaking the record of 0.72 inches set on March 5 in Vancouver in 1902. The record for March 6 is 0.75 inches in 1932, and remains unbroken.
By Patrick Timm March 6, 2014 6 a.m.
It certainly didn't take long once the heavy rains started midday Wednesday to fill my retaining pond in our subdivision. It also didn't take long for a loud chorus of frogs to start their chanting. And, a pair of lucky ducks swiftly stopped by to test the waters.
By Associated Press March 5, 2014 9:32 a.m.
PORTLAND — Forecasters say a series of storms will hit the Oregon coast with high winds the next couple of days and spread rain across the region.
By BEN NUCKOLS, Associated Press March 4, 2014 10:16 a.m.
WASHINGTON — The seemingly endless winter dumped a half a foot snow on the ground in parts of the South, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast, and many areas Tuesday morning saw something even more unusual in March: a blast of arctic air that sent temperatures plummeting into the single digits.