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

Weather Eye: Unusual warm weather may end soon

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

November 30, 2021, 6:00am Clark County News

I hope you are enjoying the pleasant warm weather with high temperatures that usually do not occur in late November. Vancouver set a record high Saturday with 62 degrees, inching out the 61 degrees set three years ago in 2018. Sunday we also reached 62 degrees breaking the old record… Read story

Heavy rains, rising river waters bring more flooding to saturated northwest Washington communities

November 29, 2021, 7:45am Latest News

Heavy rainfall and gusts brought flooding and power outages to parts of northwest Washington, including communities still reeling from devastating floods two weeks ago. Read story

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

Weather Eye: November is winding down with more moisture

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

November 28, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

I hope everyone had a good Thanksgiving. At least the weather wasn’t all that bad: partly sunny with increasing clouds. The rain held off until 8 p.m. or so and was on the lighter side of things. Read story

FILE - Floodwater inundates homes along a road on Nov. 17, 2021, in Sumas, Wash. Damages from flooding last week in northwest Washington's Whatcom County could reach as high as $50 million, officials said, as forecasters warn that multiple "atmospheric rivers" may drench the Pacific Northwest in coming days.

Flooding fears hit Northwest due to ‘atmospheric river’

FILE - Floodwater inundates homes along a road on Nov. 17, 2021, in Sumas, Wash. Damages from flooding last week in northwest Washington's Whatcom County could reach as high as $50 million, officials said, as forecasters warn that multiple "atmospheric rivers" may drench the Pacific Northwest in coming days.

November 26, 2021, 11:07am Latest News

BELLINGHAM — Flood watches were issued for northwestern Washington as storms associated with multiple “atmospheric rivers” threaten parts of the Northwest that saw heavy damage from extreme weather earlier this month. Read story

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

Weather Eye: Best wishes for holiday; expect rain showers soon

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

November 25, 2021, 6:00am Clark County News

Happy Thanksgiving! We certainly have a basket full of blessings to think about even with living in another pandemic year. I’ll just do my part on the weather stuff, and you can do the rest. We live in perhaps an ideal region with a mild temperate climate. Yes, it rains… Read story

Floodwater inundates homes along a road Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021, in Sumas, Wash. An atmospheric river--a huge plume of moisture extending over the Pacific and into Washington and Oregon--caused heavy rainfall in recent days, bringing major flooding in the area.

Whatcom County’s flood losses could hit $50M; more rain coming

Floodwater inundates homes along a road Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021, in Sumas, Wash. An atmospheric river--a huge plume of moisture extending over the Pacific and into Washington and Oregon--caused heavy rainfall in recent days, bringing major flooding in the area.

November 24, 2021, 10:29am Latest News

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Damages from flooding last week in northwest Washington’s Whatcom County could reach as high as $50 million, officials said, as forecasters warn that multiple “atmospheric rivers” may drench the Pacific Northwest in the coming days. Read story

Whatcom County flood losses could reach $50M

November 24, 2021, 6:05am Northwest

BELLINGHAM — Damages from flooding in Whatcom County could reach as high as $50 million, Whatcom County officials said at an online briefing Tuesday, at the Whatcom Unified Emergency Operations Center. Read story

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

Weather Eye: We’ll exchange frost, fog for scattered showers today

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

November 23, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

Had enough of frosty and foggy conditions? We will exchange that for rain showers today — not heavy but scattered about, with partial clearing. A cool air mass and damp conditions will entice fog and scattered frost to return Wednesday morning, however. Read story

Inspectors check out flood-hit Whatcom County

November 22, 2021, 7:41pm Northwest

BELLINGHAM — State flood-damage inspectors are in northwest Washington’s Whatcom County this week to formally assess the level of damage and the dollar impact from severe flooding after days of rain fueled by an atmospheric river last week in the region. Read story

An unusually deep low-pressure system and an atmospheric river as seen from space on the afternoon of Sunday, Oct.

60-foot waves exploded off the Pacific Coast during October’s bomb cyclone

An unusually deep low-pressure system and an atmospheric river as seen from space on the afternoon of Sunday, Oct.

November 21, 2021, 10:30am Latest News

LOS ANGELES — The bomb cyclone and atmospheric river that pummeled Northern California in late October produced exceptionally heavy rain and high winds. But it also battered the California coast with some epic ocean waves. During the storm, peak individual wave heights of as much as 60 feet were measured… Read story