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Severe storms, twisters will be possible across the South

January 8, 2020, 8:47am Nation & World

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Severe storms including tornadoes are possible from eastern Texas across the Deep South later this week, putting millions of people at risk, forecasters said Wednesday. Read story

Grays River at risk as rain swells waterways

January 7, 2020, 7:35pm Weather

LONGVIEW — More heavy rain closed roads around Cowlitz County and Southwest Washington Monday, but the only river expected to hit flood stage this week is the frequently troublesome Grays River, according to the National Weather Service. Read story

Weather Eye: Much colder conditions begin this weekend

January 7, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

The weather has certainly been a mixed bag around the great Northwest. Heavy snow in the mountains, flooding in Southwest Washington near the Willapa Hills and heavy rain in the foothills and along the coast. Read story

Steady rain in Clark County expected throughout week

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

Over the next week, at minimum, Clark County residents will notice a common pattern for this time of year: a sustained period of rain. Read story

Weather Eye: As some plants bud early, don’t fret; cold’s coming

January 5, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Once again, we had a large storm heading our way and then — poof! — the bulk of the rain avoided Clark County. Yes, our foothills got an inch or so but downtown not enough to bring us up to normal for January. Read story

‘Millions of sparks’: Heat, strong winds raise Australia’s fire danger

January 3, 2020, 4:35pm Nation & World

SYDNEY — Wildfires raging across Australia have prompted one of the largest evacuations in the country’s history as what is already the worst season on record is likely to become even more devastating due to hot weather and strong winds. Read story

Much of South under flood threat as rain drenches region

January 3, 2020, 8:54am Nation & World

Flood watches and warnings covered much of the South on Friday as torrential rains were flooding roads and highways and filling rivers and streams close to their banks. Read story

Indonesia capital floods leave 43 dead, 397,000 displaced

January 3, 2020, 8:46am Nation & World

JAKARTA, Indonesia — The death toll from floods in Indonesia’s capital rose to 43 of Friday as rescuers found more bodies amid receding floodwaters, disaster officials said. Read story

Heavy rain, snow increase threat of mudslides in Western Washington

January 3, 2020, 8:33am Latest News

DES MOINES — All the rain and snow falling in Western Washington bumps up the risk for mudslides and avalanches. Read story

Weather Eye: Welcome to the new year and a prediction from the woolly bears

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

The storm that moved inland on New Year’s Eve turned out to be a lackluster one with only a quarter-inch of rain for Vancouver. I expected an inch or more, but winds switched to a more westerly direction and we ended up with a rain shadow effect of the coastal mountains. Read story