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Weather Eye: Pretty typical January weather but no freezing

January 19, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Before time slips away, let’s review rainfall from December now that the weather department has settled back down into routine winter weather events. Read story

Plane slides off taxiway in icy weather; winter storm hits

January 17, 2020, 9:35am Nation & World

A plane slid off the taxiway at Kansas City International Airport on Friday due to icy conditions that also have closed schools, universities and government offices as a sprawling winter… Read story

Did global warming heighten Hurricane Florence’s impact? New study provides answers

January 17, 2020, 9:37am Nation & World

RALEIGH, N.C. — Global warming made Hurricane Florence wider and wetter, a study published this month in the journal Science Advances confirmed. Read story

Late starts at schools throughout county as snow falls

January 17, 2020, 6:25am Clark County News

The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory through 10 a.m. today predicting snow throughout the area, with accumulations of up to one inch at all elevations and local accumulations of 1 to 3 inches above 500 feet. Read story

Dusting of snow possible Clark County-wide Friday

January 16, 2020, 4:58pm Clark County News

Snow closed Washougal schools Thursday, and temperatures are low enough for a dusting in east Clark County early Friday, according to the National Weather Service in Portland. Read story

Mountain areas in Washington still without power after storm

January 16, 2020, 9:52am Northwest

SKYKOMISH, Wash. (AP) — Rural mountain communities outside Seattle that have been without power for days and cut off from the outside world by a series of winter storms that dumped several feet of unusual snow on parts of western Washington state saw some relief as convoys brought in food and supplies. Read story

Weather Eye: Snow levels remain low till Friday as crazy weather abounds

January 16, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Well, we got the east winds Tuesday night and Wednesday but a little bit late to usher in cold enough air for lowland snow other than snowflakes in the air. Higher elevations received a few inches of the white stuff. Read story

Fever chart: Earth had its hottest decade on record in 2010s

January 15, 2020, 11:30am Nation & World

WASHINGTON (AP) — The decade that just ended was by far the hottest ever measured on Earth, capped off by the second-warmest year on record, two U.S. agencies reported Wednesday. And scientists said they see no end to the way man-made climate change keeps shattering records. Read story

Western Washington hit with more snow, power outages

January 15, 2020, 8:41am Latest News

PORT ANGELES — Another winter storm brought more snow to Western Washington through Wednesday morning, dropping more than a foot of snow on parts of the Olympic Peninusla. Read story

Heavy snow causes power outage at Crater Lake National Park

January 15, 2020, 8:41am Northwest

MEDFORD, Ore. — Heavy snow has temporarily cut communications with people at Crater Lake National Park. Read story