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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

Weather Eye: Mild temps, mostly sunny skies for holiday weekend

July 2, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

The first day of July wasn’t much different from the last day of June. We struggled with the afternoon temperature only reaching 67 degrees — nearly 10 degrees below normal. And of course, we had to start the month off with measurable rainfall of .04 of an inch as of 5 p.m. Wednesday. Read story

Weather Eye: Great weather expected for holiday weekend

June 30, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

We run a risk of drizzle or light showers today and perhaps Wednesday and Thursday before high pressure attempts to build over us. Assuming it does, Thursday through Sunday look pleasant with highs ranging from 75 to 80 degrees with the warmest temperatures on the weekend. Great weather for the Fourth. Read story

Hurricane center watches 2 systems in the Atlantic

June 29, 2020, 6:32pm Nation & World

ORLANDO, Fla. — Two systems with low odds of developing were brewing in different parts of the Atlantic on Monday morning, according to the National Hurricane Center. Read story

Weather Eye: Showers possible with temperatures in 70s this week

June 28, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

We finally got some relief from the warm weather as clouds and cooler air moved over us Saturday. Today we expect some light showers scattered about. I don’t expect a good soaking unless you are lucky enough to be near a heavy shower and possible hail. Just scattered showers. Read story

‘Historic’ Saharan dust fills the air from Africa to U.S., but it does have a plus side

June 27, 2020, 4:47pm Nation & World

PHILADELPHIA — A ‘historic’ outbreak of Saharan dust that is clogging the atmosphere from western Africa to the Caribbean and potentially posing health threats could make it as far as the Midwest. Read story

On hot day, thousands cram onto English beaches

June 25, 2020, 5:13pm Nation & World

LONDON — Police around the southern English coastal town of Bournemouth urged people to stay away Thursday as thousands defied coronavirus social distancing rules and flocked to local beaches on what was the U.K.’s hottest day of the year so far. Read story

On hottest day of year, thousands cram onto English beaches

June 25, 2020, 9:20am Nation & World

LONDON — Police around the southern English coastal town of Bournemouth urged people to stay away Thursday as thousands defied coronavirus social distancing rules and flocked to local beaches on what is the U.K.’s hottest day of the year so far. Read story

Wildfire burns near Mount Rushmore week before Trump visit

June 25, 2020, 8:55am Nation & World

CUSTER, S.D. — South Dakota is bringing in more resources to fight a wildfire that burned Thursday near Mount Rushmore ahead of next week’s visit to the monument by President Donald Trump for Independence Day celebrations. Read story

Weather Eye: Clouds helped us stay out of the 80s, but not for long

June 25, 2020, 6:02am Clark County News

The clouds that moved through Clark County helped keep our afternoon highs out of the hot category Wednesday and in the comfortable mid-70s. Tuesday was a different story with that scorching 94 degrees, the second high temperature in the 90s for us so far this season. It was hot, yes, but far from the record high of 103 degrees set in 1992. Read story