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The Washougal River was running high Friday morning while all of Clark County is under a Flood Watch.

‘Atmospheric river’ douses drought in Clark County

The Washougal River was running high Friday morning while all of Clark County is under a Flood Watch.

November 12, 2021, 5:45pm Clark County News

Western Washington has received so much rain over the last two months that the drought conditions that plagued the area over the summer have been erased. The pattern continued Friday when an “atmospheric river” — a long, narrow band of moisture — dropped more rain on soggy Clark County. Read story

In this photo provided by the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department, a fire engine is surrounded by rising waters in Otis, Ore., Friday, Nov. 12, 2021. The U.S. Coast Guard has used two helicopters to rescue about 50 people from rising waters at an RV park on the Oregon Coast Friday as heavy rains in the Pacific Northwest prompted warnings of floods and landslides. (Sgt.

Rain, floods prompt Coast Guard rescues in Pacific Northwest

In this photo provided by the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department, a fire engine is surrounded by rising waters in Otis, Ore., Friday, Nov. 12, 2021. The U.S. Coast Guard has used two helicopters to rescue about 50 people from rising waters at an RV park on the Oregon Coast Friday as heavy rains in the Pacific Northwest prompted warnings of floods and landslides. (Sgt.

November 12, 2021, 1:35pm Latest News

NESKOWIN, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has used two helicopters to rescue about 50 people from rising waters at an RV park on the Oregon Coast Friday as heavy rains in the Pacific Northwest prompted warnings of floods and landslides. Read story

A crash on southbound Interstate 205, midspan on the bridge, was among the traffic issues on Friday morning.

Multiple crashes on I-205 south cause long delays, traffic backups

A crash on southbound Interstate 205, midspan on the bridge, was among the traffic issues on Friday morning.

November 12, 2021, 9:15am Clark County News

An early morning crash forced the closure of the onramp from state Highway 14 to Interstate 205 south on Friday — the first of a series of crashes that slowed traffic all over the county Read story

FILE - A migrant daily wage worker bathes at a public well pump on a hot morning in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, May 17, 2016. Scorching summer temperatures, hovering well over 40 degrees Celcius, (104 Fahrenheit) are making life extremely tough for millions of poor across north India. Without access to air conditioning and sometimes even an electric fan, they struggle to cope with the heat in their inadequate homes.

AP analysis: Exposure to extreme heat has tripled since 1983

FILE - A migrant daily wage worker bathes at a public well pump on a hot morning in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, May 17, 2016. Scorching summer temperatures, hovering well over 40 degrees Celcius, (104 Fahrenheit) are making life extremely tough for millions of poor across north India. Without access to air conditioning and sometimes even an electric fan, they struggle to cope with the heat in their inadequate homes.

November 11, 2021, 9:03am Nation & World

World leaders have committed to limiting Earth’s rising temperature to 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial times. Read story

Heavy rains, clogged drains cause issues on freeways

November 11, 2021, 8:57am Clark County News

The National Weather Service in Portland issued a flood watch Thursday for northwest Oregon and southwest Washington, including Clark County. Read story

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

Weather Eye: Vancouver’s perfectly wet November continues

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

November 11, 2021, 6:06am Clark County News

A big thank you to all of our veterans out there today. This is your day to be recognized for your faithful service to our country. I wish the weather was going to be better for you, but it will be rainy and blustery. We may even throw in a… Read story

FILE - Former California Gov. Jerry Brown, center, and former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, second from right, tour the Camp-fire ravaged Paradise Elementary School in Paradise, Calif., on Nov. 14, 2018. Brown has called California's mega fires "the new abnormal" as climate change turns the state warmer and drier. With the help of Ken Pimlott, the former chief of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, Brown convened a group at his rural Colusa County ranch in September 2021, to discuss what could be done to save California's forests.

Jerry Brown focuses on saving California forests from fires

FILE - Former California Gov. Jerry Brown, center, and former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, second from right, tour the Camp-fire ravaged Paradise Elementary School in Paradise, Calif., on Nov. 14, 2018. Brown has called California's mega fires "the new abnormal" as climate change turns the state warmer and drier. With the help of Ken Pimlott, the former chief of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, Brown convened a group at his rural Colusa County ranch in September 2021, to discuss what could be done to save California's forests.

November 10, 2021, 2:34pm Nation & World

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — As smoke lingered in the air amid another destructive California wildfire season, former Gov. Jerry Brown invited a group to his ranch for an urgent conversation: What more could be done to save California’s forests from wildfires? Read story

Tornado warning, hail, snow and a small earthquake: Washington state had a wild Tuesday

November 10, 2021, 7:44am Latest News

A tornado warning, heavy rain, hail, high winds, severe thunderstorms, snow and a small earthquake were a part of a mixed bag of events that occurred during a dramatic Tuesday in Washington state. Read story

Wind storm: Tens of thousands without power in Washington

November 9, 2021, 9:39am Latest News

SEATTLE (AP) — More than 64,000 customers were without power Tuesday morning in Washington state as strong winds and rain blew through the Northwest. Read story

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

Weather Eye: After sunny ‘bonus’ day, rainy weather will return

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

November 9, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

Monday was a spectacular “bonus” day with mostly sunny skies and a view of the Cascades that would have knocked your socks off. Mount Hood and St. Helens were outstanding, and did you notice Silver Star and the higher foothills with snow on them as well? Read story