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Weather Eye: March arrives like a lamb with sunny skies, 60 degrees

March 2, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

I certainly didn’t see a lamb Monday but there must have been one somewhere wandering through a local neighborhood as sunny skies rain down upon us and 60 degrees for… Read story

Climate change could fuel more thunderstorms in Alaska

March 2, 2021, 6:00am Life

Thunderstorm frequency could triple in Alaska by the end of the century because of ongoing climate change, according to new research. Read story

This satellite image shows Hurricane Zeta approaching Louisiana on Oct. 28 in the Gulf of Mexico.

Hurricane season may begin earlier than traditional June 1 kickoff

This satellite image shows Hurricane Zeta approaching Louisiana on Oct. 28 in the Gulf of Mexico.

March 1, 2021, 7:08pm Nation & World

PALM BEACH, Fla. — A recent spate of overly eager tropical cyclones may lead to an earlier start to hurricane season, pushing up the official first day to May 15 from the traditional kickoff of June 1 — a date that has been custom for more than five decades. Read story

Catherine Castle stands on the porch of her home in downtown Paintsville, Ky., as floodwaters approach on Monday, March 1, 2021.  (Ryan C.

Heavy rains lead to rescues, road closures in Appalachia

Catherine Castle stands on the porch of her home in downtown Paintsville, Ky., as floodwaters approach on Monday, March 1, 2021.  (Ryan C.

March 1, 2021, 10:17am Nation & World

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Heavy rain across Appalachia has led to water rescues, mudslides, road closures and power outages, officials said. Read story

Patrick Timm is a local weather specialist. His column appears Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

Weather Eye: Expect chances of rain, mostly cloudy skies all week

Patrick Timm is a local weather specialist. His column appears Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

February 28, 2021, 6:03am Clark County News

We are on the last day of the month and so far, Vancouver is running 2.4 degrees below average on the temperatures and just under normal on the rainfall at 3.78 inches as of 4 p.m. Saturday. We may experience some drizzle today, which could add a bit to that… Read story

FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2021, file photo, Handyman Roberto Valerio, left, hands homeowner Nora Espinoza the broken pipe after removing it from beneath her kitchen sink in Dallas. The pipe broke during freezing temperatures brought by last week's winter weather.

Southern exposure: Cold wreaks havoc on aging waterworks

FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2021, file photo, Handyman Roberto Valerio, left, hands homeowner Nora Espinoza the broken pipe after removing it from beneath her kitchen sink in Dallas. The pipe broke during freezing temperatures brought by last week's winter weather.

February 25, 2021, 2:45pm Nation & World

JACKSON, Miss. — The sunshine is back and the ice has melted. But more than a week after a deep freeze across the South, many communities are still grappling with getting clean water to their citizens. Read story

Patrick Timm is a local weather specialist. His column appears Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

Weather Eye: Winter storm should ease off over the weekend

Patrick Timm is a local weather specialist. His column appears Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

February 25, 2021, 6:01am Clark County News

A good winter storm is upon us today with rain and showers and low snow levels. A winter storm warning is in effect for heavy snow in the Cascades. Some favored westerly exposed ridges could get 3 feet of snow by the time action slows down early Saturday. Read story

“Extreme” avalanche danger continues on mountain passes

February 23, 2021, 8:13am Latest News

STEVENS PASS — Snow was hammering the central Cascade Mountain passes in Washington state on Tuesday morning, continuing the travel headaches for those trying to get across and keeping avalanche dangers at extremely high levels. Read story

Power outages in northwest Oregon down to around 10,000 nearly two weeks after winter storm

February 23, 2021, 8:12am Latest News

Utility workers appeared to be entering the home stretch of service restoration as roughly 10,000 customers in northwest Oregon remained without power Tuesday morning, a small fraction of the more than 400,000 who lost power in a strong winter storm. Read story

Patrick Timm is a local weather specialist. His column appears Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

Weather Eye: Expect more rain this week before dry weekend

Patrick Timm is a local weather specialist. His column appears Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

February 23, 2021, 6:03am Clark County News

At least if I forecast rain and it turns out partly sunny and mostly dry, I don’t feel too bad. Yeah, you miss one occasionally. However, our foothills to our east had an inch or two of rain. In the Longview/Kelso area there was about an inch and heavier amounts… Read story