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Q&A: La Nina’s back and it’s not good for parts of dry West

October 15, 2021, 6:00am Nation & World

For the second straight year, the world heads into fall and winter with a La Nina weather event. This would tend to dry out parts of an already parched and… Read story

Weather Eye: With no severe weather in sight, enjoy your autumn

October 14, 2021, 6:01am Clark County News

Nearly halfway through the month, and October is behaving in an odd way. Of course, it’s much cooler than what we have become accustomed to. Read story

2 dead in Texas flash flood from Hurricane Pamela remnants

October 15, 2021, 8:32am Nation & World

ST. HEDWIG, Texas — A flash flood from the remnants of Hurricane Pamela swept a woman and a young girl to their deaths in a Texas creek as they were heading to a school and officials worked Friday to recover the woman’s body, authorities said. Read story

In this photo provided by Santa Barbara County Fire Department, the Alisal Fire continues to burn the dry vegetation in Refugio Canyon on Tuesday morning, Oct. 12, 2021,  in Santa Barbara County, Calif.

Wildfire rages in Southern California coastal mountains

In this photo provided by Santa Barbara County Fire Department, the Alisal Fire continues to burn the dry vegetation in Refugio Canyon on Tuesday morning, Oct. 12, 2021,  in Santa Barbara County, Calif.

October 13, 2021, 12:00pm Nation & World

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — A wildfire raging through Southern California coastal mountains threatened ranches and rural homes and kept a major highway shut down Wednesday as the fire-scarred state faced a new round of dry winds that raise risk of flames. Read story

Car travel through floodwaters on Montgomery highway Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021, near the Riverchase Galleria complex in Birmingham, Ala.

Alabama communities still cleaning up after deadly flooding

Car travel through floodwaters on Montgomery highway Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021, near the Riverchase Galleria complex in Birmingham, Ala.

October 13, 2021, 8:54am Nation & World

PELHAM Ala. — Communities affected by last week’s flash flooding, which left roads and neighborhoods under water and killed four people in Alabama, are still working to clean up the mess and address persistent drainage issues that seem to be getting worse. Read story

People make their way on an empty street as Typhoon Kompasu passes in Hong Kong Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021. Hong Kong suspended classes, stock market trading and government services as the typhoon passed south of the city Wednesday.

Typhoon prompts Hong Kong to close schools, stock market

People make their way on an empty street as Typhoon Kompasu passes in Hong Kong Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021. Hong Kong suspended classes, stock market trading and government services as the typhoon passed south of the city Wednesday.

October 13, 2021, 8:24am Nation & World

BEIJING (AP) — Hong Kong suspended classes, stock market trading and government services as a typhoon passed south of the city Wednesday. Read story

People surf at Pinitos beach prior landfall of tropical storm Pamela, in Mazatlan, Mexico, Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021. Hurricane Pamela weakened to a tropical storm Tuesday afternoon as it meandered off Mexico's Pacific coast. Forecasters said it was expected to regain strength overnight and be a hurricane when making landfall somewhere near the port of Mazatlan Wednesday.

Pamela moves inland after hitting Mexico’s Pacific coast

People surf at Pinitos beach prior landfall of tropical storm Pamela, in Mazatlan, Mexico, Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021. Hurricane Pamela weakened to a tropical storm Tuesday afternoon as it meandered off Mexico's Pacific coast. Forecasters said it was expected to regain strength overnight and be a hurricane when making landfall somewhere near the port of Mazatlan Wednesday.

October 13, 2021, 8:22am Nation & World

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hurricane Pamela made landfall on Mexico’s Pacific coast just north of Mazatlan Wednesday, bringing high winds and rain to the port city. Read story

The Seattle area is heading into its second La Niña winter. Here’s what that means

October 12, 2021, 11:56am Northwest

You’re not imagining it; it really was an unusually cold morning Tuesday. Read story

This early Monday, Oct. 11, 2021, photo provided by CalFire shows one of several vehicles damaged during a wind event in El Granada village in the coastal area of northern San Mateo County, Calif.

California wildfires destroy mobile homes; 1 man burned

This early Monday, Oct. 11, 2021, photo provided by CalFire shows one of several vehicles damaged during a wind event in El Granada village in the coastal area of northern San Mateo County, Calif.

October 12, 2021, 8:46am Nation & World

SAN FRANCISCO — Destructive California wildfires driven by intense winds caused damage at two mobile home parks, destroying some trailers, and one person suffered burns, officials said. Read story

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

Weather Eye: Nights are getting chilly; a poem celebrating October

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

October 12, 2021, 6:01am Clark County News

If skies remained clear enough Monday night and fog or low clouds stayed away, it was frosty in many locations. I expected lows in Vancouver in the 30s and outlying areas in the 20s. Regardless, a chilly night for sure. Clouds increase later today with rain due overnight and Wednesday.… Read story