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Funnel cloud spotted near Damascus confirmed as weak tornado that swept 2-mile path

June 15, 2020, 8:10am Northwest

The National Weather Service confirmed that a funnel cloud that swept through Clackamas County near Damascus on Saturday evening was a tornado. Read story

Weather Eye: Expect a few more days of showers before dry spell

June 14, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

It sure seemed like an early spring day with the on again, off again rain showers that fell upon us Saturday. Vancouver is well over two inches for the month and at this rate, we will surpass the wet month of May that we recorded. Read story

‘More ready than ever before’: FEMA says COVID-19 prepared it for hurricane season

June 13, 2020, 2:57pm Nation & World

MIAMI — After months of responding to the COVID-19 pandemic across the nation, the Federal Emergency Management Agency says it has never been more ready for hurricane season. Read story

Wildfire near Tucson, Arizona, threatens hundreds of homes

June 12, 2020, 12:51pm Nation & World

TUCSON, Ariz. — Hundreds of foothills homes on the outskirts of Tucson remained under an evacuation notice Friday as firefighters supported by helicopters worked to keep a wildfire from moving downhill from canyons and ridges in mountains in a national forest. Read story

Weather Eye: Some rain likely through weekend; beyond hard to call

June 11, 2020, 6:02am Clark County News

Despite plenty of clouds we managed to cruise into the mid-70s Wednesday as of 4 p.m., which was better than anticipated. There were a few dark clouds around to our north and east and some rain was reported near Woodland and in the foothills. Read story

Cristobal remnants bring thunderstorms, flooding to Midwest

June 10, 2020, 9:08am Nation & World

MILWAUKEE — The remnants of Tropical Storm Cristobal were moving out of the Midwest and into Canada on Wednesday, with gusty winds and heavy rain leaving behind flooding in Indiana, Wisconsin, Missouri and Iowa. Read story

Oregon wildfire danger still above normal, but wet May and June helping

June 9, 2020, 11:35am Northwest

EUGENE, Ore. — At the end of April, Oregon was in trouble. Read story

Remnants of Cristobal move into Midwest after lashing South

June 9, 2020, 9:38am Nation & World

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — The remnants of Tropical Storm Cristobal moved across parts of the Midwest on Tuesday after lashing the South, unleashing downpours and bringing gusty winds as more high winds, heavy rain and thunderstorms were forecast. Read story

Weather Eye: June will continue its cool, rainy pattern; Thursday may be dry

June 9, 2020, 6:01am Clark County News

Monday was another gloomy day in June, which is no surprise given the weather pattern we are stuck in right now. More moderate rain was expected Monday night and into early today, breaking into showers this afternoon. A half-inch in the rain gauges around town today, maybe more. Some of the moisture is arriving from northeast of Hawaii. Pineapple slices anyone? Read story

Cristobal now a depression drenching Mississippi River basin

June 8, 2020, 8:15am Nation & World

NEW ORLEANS — Tropical Storm Cristobal weakened into a depression early Monday after inundating coastal Louisiana and ginning up dangerous weather along most of the U.S. Gulf Coast, sending waves crashing over Mississippi beaches, swamping parts of an Alabama island town and spawning a tornado in Florida. Read story