Tuesday, September 22, 2020
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Tropical Storm Beta stalls along Texas coast, brings floods

September 22, 2020, 1:10pm Nation & World

Beta weakened to a tropical depression Tuesday as it parked itself over the Texas coast, raising concerns of extensive flooding in Houston and areas further inland. Read story

Tropical Storm Beta forecast to make landfall late Monday

September 21, 2020, 8:47am Nation & World

Parts of Texas and Louisiana braced Monday for flooding and damaging storm surge as Tropical Storm Beta slowly worked its way into a part of the country that’s already been… Read story

Weather Eye: Rain on way with 1 to 3 inches expected this week

September 22, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Ending our round on the woolly bears, Tom Baltes sent me a photo he took up in Grass Valley and mentioned the length of the black bands as well. Yes, they usually indicate when the winter will begin (orange band). In the photo he sent me and described the length of the black bands from head to the rear. He jokingly said, “It means we’ll have a long fall (Indian… Read story

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

Weather Eye: Enjoy sunny skies before first fall rains arrive later in week

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

September 20, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

I believe we all feel better after some cleansing rainfall. Much of the smoke has retreated and our air quality Saturday was good. Take a deep breath, please. We’ll have a pleasant day today and Monday and most of Tuesday with partly sunny skies in the afternoon and as promised, yes, open your eyes, some true-blue skies overhead. Read story

Rain falls in east Vancouver Friday morning, helping clear out a thick layer of wildfire smoke that had plagued the region for days.

Storm brings rain, thunder and vastly improved air quality

Rain falls in east Vancouver Friday morning, helping clear out a thick layer of wildfire smoke that had plagued the region for days.

September 18, 2020, 4:30pm Clark County News

Air quality continued to improve overnight as showers and thunderstorms brought much needed rain to the region. Read story

A car is covered in branches in the aftermath of Hurricane Sally, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Pensacola, Fla.

Alabama reports 2nd death from Hurricane Sally; Alpha forms

A car is covered in branches in the aftermath of Hurricane Sally, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Pensacola, Fla.

September 18, 2020, 10:23am Nation & World

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. -- A second death from Hurricane Sally was reported Friday in Alabama on a day that also saw the National Hurricane Center have to resort to using the Greek alphabet for storm names in a record-setting season. Read story

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

Weather Eye: System off coast could clear haze, bring blue skies

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

September 17, 2020, 6:02am Clark County News

With months of the pandemic, weeks of wildfires and dense smoke, I feel a need to share some words of a lighter nature. Please, as you read, imagine and smile with me. Read story

Traffic flows on Townline Road as a hazy sun sets in Vernon Hills, Ill,, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020.   The smoke from dozens of wildfires in the western United States has now blanket much of the county along with parts of Mexico and Canada, as residents thousands of miles away on the East Coast are being treated to unusually hazy skies and remarkable sunsets.

Wildfire smoke sends haze to East Coast

Traffic flows on Townline Road as a hazy sun sets in Vernon Hills, Ill,, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020.   The smoke from dozens of wildfires in the western United States has now blanket much of the county along with parts of Mexico and Canada, as residents thousands of miles away on the East Coast are being treated to unusually hazy skies and remarkable sunsets.

September 16, 2020, 7:20pm Nation & World

The smoke from dozens of wildfires in the western United States is stretching clear across the country — and even pushing into Mexico, Canada and Europe. While the dangerous plumes are forcing people inside along the West Coast, residents thousands of miles away in the East are seeing unusually hazy skies and remarkable sunsets. Read story

People play in a flooded parking lot at Navarre Beach, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, in Pensacola Beach, Fla. Hurricane Sally is crawling toward the northern Gulf Coast at just 2 mph, a pace that's enabling the storm to gather huge amounts of water to eventually dump on land.

Hurricane Sally unleashes flooding along the Gulf Coast

People play in a flooded parking lot at Navarre Beach, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, in Pensacola Beach, Fla. Hurricane Sally is crawling toward the northern Gulf Coast at just 2 mph, a pace that's enabling the storm to gather huge amounts of water to eventually dump on land.

September 16, 2020, 10:11am Latest News

PENSACOLA, Fla. — Hurricane Sally lumbered ashore near the Florida-Alabama line Wednesday with 105 mph winds and rain measured in feet, not inches, killing at least one person, swamping homes and forcing the rescue of hundreds as it pushed inland for what could be a slow and disastrous drenching across the Deep South. Read story

Weather Eye: Dry weather continues till chance of rain later in week

September 15, 2020, 6:04am Clark County News

We will struggle to get rid of the smoky skies and even if it does clear for a bit, it is possible it will ebb and flow all week as winds slowly begin to pick up. Read story