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Recovery begins after storms kill 11 in Midwest, South

January 13, 2020, 9:31am Nation & World

Icy roads, deadly tornadoes, punishing waves — severe weekend weather has been blamed for 11 deaths and major damage in parts of the Midwest, South and Northeast. Read story

Weather Eye: Best chance of snow arrives Wednesday

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

I noticed that the grocery stores were a bit on the busy side here in Clark County on Saturday with the threat of snow in the air. My last writing gave the potential for a good cold and snow event but no solid bets. Why? Read story

Snowplows, stockpiles of salt stand ready for winter storm – if it comes

January 10, 2020, 8:14pm Clark County News

Local transportation departments have their trucks fitted with snowplows and large stockpiles of salt on hand, ready for winter weather that may or may not arrive shortly. Read story

Storms with hurricane-force winds, huge hail threaten South

January 10, 2020, 10:31am Nation & World

Hurricane-force wind gusts and hail the size of baseballs could accompany potent storms that also threaten to spin up tornadoes and drench the South with heavy rains, forecasters said Friday. Read story

Australians leave homes as heat, winds escalate fire danger

January 10, 2020, 9:55am Nation & World

EDEN, Australia — Thousands of people fled their homes and helicopters dropped supplies to towns at risk of nearby wildfires as hot, windy conditions Friday threatened already fire-ravaged southeastern Australian communities. Read story

Weather service warns of high winds in Southwest Washington

January 10, 2020, 9:28am Clark County News

The National Weather Service in Portland is warning of high winds in Southwest Washington and Oregon with gusts of up to 45 mph today and Saturday.  Read story

Leonardo DiCaprio to donate $3M for Australia wildfire relief

January 9, 2020, 4:28pm Nation & World

LOS ANGELES — Leonardo DiCaprio’s environmental organization will donate $3 million to help wildfire relief efforts in Australia. Read story

Weather Eye: With a snowstorm bearing down, now’s the time to prepare

January 9, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

I hope you are heeding the advance notice of colder weather heading our way and making preparations. The grocery stores will most likely be crazy this weekend, similar to a holiday rush once snow really gets in the forecast. Remember last February? A huge run on kale for some reason. I don’t even care for the stuff. Read story

Storms bring relief and danger to Australian wildfires

January 8, 2020, 8:27pm Nation & World

CANBERRA, Australia — Thunderstorms and showers brought some relief for firefighters battling deadly wildfires across Australia’s drought-parched east coast on Wednesday, but also raised concerns that lightning will spark more fires before dangerous hot and windy conditions return. Read story

Cold Canadian air could bring snow to Clark County next week

January 8, 2020, 6:31pm Clark County News

Clark County might get its first low-elevation snow of the winter next week. Read story