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Weather Eye: Expect sunny skies, low 80s this week

July 12, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

We reached somewhat of a milestone Friday when our afternoon high temperature here in Vancouver was 80 degrees, which is right on average for the date. It was not only… Read story

Death toll from flooding in Japan reaches 55, dozen missing

July 7, 2020, 10:17am Nation & World

Soldiers used boats to rescue residents as floodwaters flowed down streets in southern Japanese towns hit by heavy rains that were expanding across the region on Tuesday. At least 55… Read story

Authorities: 1 dead after tornado hits western Minnesota

July 9, 2020, 10:45am Nation & World

DALTON, Minn. — Severe storms that swept through parts of the Midwest produced at least one powerful tornado that damaged farms and killed one person and injured two others in western Minnesota, authorities said. Read story

First week in July was Seattle’s coolest since 2002

July 9, 2020, 10:35am Northwest

With an average high temperature of 69.4 degrees, the first week of July was Seattle’s coldest in nearly two decades, disappointing sun lovers who had been clinging to the adage that summer here begins July 5. Read story

Weather Eye: Cool weather pattern holding steady for now

July 9, 2020, 6:01am Clark County News

Still not much new in the weather department as we continue our same old, same old weather pattern. Today will be much like Tuesday with some areas of drizzle or light rain. Amounts will be on the light side like the other day when Vancouver recorded .04 of an inch. That is the same amount we had on July 1, as well. Read story

Drought affects parts of Oregon, Bend urges conservation

July 7, 2020, 11:49am Latest News

BEND, Ore. — Oregon Gov. Kate Brown last week declared a drought emergency in seven counties. Read story

Heat will stay stuck on extra high for July in most of U.S.

July 7, 2020, 10:11am Latest News

The heat is on. And for most of America it’ll stay on through the rest of the month and maybe longer, meteorologists say. Read story

Weather Eye: No hot weather or soaking rains on horizon

July 7, 2020, 6:03am Clark County News

Those morning clouds persisted past the noon hour Monday in most parts of the county. By now you should be getting used to this pattern of morning clouds and partly to mostly sunny afternoons and evenings. For fun we’ll keep that pattern going this week and add a slight distraction for today. Perhaps some drizzle or light showers, how about that? Read story

Edouard downgraded as it moves away from U.S.

July 6, 2020, 5:03pm Nation & World

MIAMI — Edouard has been downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone as it moves Monday far off in the Atlantic away from the continental United States. Read story

Weather Eye: Plan to adjust activities with weather this week

July 5, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

The weather this holiday weekend certainly didn’t contribute to a hot Fourth of July, or even the day after when summer weather generally can be counted on. I’m glad I mentioned in my last column that the high pressure would slowly move over us. It was a snail’s pace. Read story