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

Weather Eye: Cool temperatures this week before rainy season begins

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

October 19, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

I shake my head while writing this chuckling about Sunday’s rainfall. Only a trace fell here in Vancouver. Last week we thought maybe a half inch. Then maybe a tenth of an inch. Then it fizzled like all the others this month. Read story

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

Weather Eye: We’re catching up in rainfall but have a long way to go

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

October 17, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

Let’s catch up and see how much rain fell in September around the area, from your friends and neighbors: Read story

High school girls just off a bus crowd the counter at Stratford Market as owner Mahmod Alrihimi rings up purchases. The market is one of few business open in the struggling Central Valley town.

Drought wants to knock out this small California town. The people who love it are trying to save it

High school girls just off a bus crowd the counter at Stratford Market as owner Mahmod Alrihimi rings up purchases. The market is one of few business open in the struggling Central Valley town.

October 17, 2021, 6:00am Business

STRATFORD, Calif. — Ramon Chavez was a 7-year-old in Culiacán, Mexico, when his parents told him that they were traveling to the United States. He thought he was going to Disneyland. Read story

2 dead in Texas flash flood from Hurricane Pamela remnants

October 15, 2021, 8:32am Nation & World

ST. HEDWIG, Texas — A flash flood from the remnants of Hurricane Pamela swept a woman and a young girl to their deaths in a Texas creek as they were heading to a school and officials worked Friday to recover the woman’s body, authorities said. Read story

FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021 file photo, County of Santa Barbara Fire Department firefighters extinguish a roadside fire next to train tracks off of the U.S. 101 highway in Goleta, Calif. On Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced that a La Nina has formed, which can be bad news for parts of the parched West. It also could mean a more active Atlantic hurricane season. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W.

Q&A: La Nina’s back and it’s not good for parts of dry West

FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021 file photo, County of Santa Barbara Fire Department firefighters extinguish a roadside fire next to train tracks off of the U.S. 101 highway in Goleta, Calif. On Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced that a La Nina has formed, which can be bad news for parts of the parched West. It also could mean a more active Atlantic hurricane season. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W.

October 15, 2021, 6:00am Nation & World

For the second straight year, the world heads into fall and winter with a La Nina weather event. This would tend to dry out parts of an already parched and fiery American West and boost an already busy Atlantic hurricane season. Read story

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

Weather Eye: With no severe weather in sight, enjoy your autumn

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

October 14, 2021, 6:01am Clark County News

Nearly halfway through the month, and October is behaving in an odd way. Of course, it’s much cooler than what we have become accustomed to. Read story

In this photo provided by Santa Barbara County Fire Department, the Alisal Fire continues to burn the dry vegetation in Refugio Canyon on Tuesday morning, Oct. 12, 2021,  in Santa Barbara County, Calif.

Wildfire rages in Southern California coastal mountains

In this photo provided by Santa Barbara County Fire Department, the Alisal Fire continues to burn the dry vegetation in Refugio Canyon on Tuesday morning, Oct. 12, 2021,  in Santa Barbara County, Calif.

October 13, 2021, 12:00pm Nation & World

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — A wildfire raging through Southern California coastal mountains threatened ranches and rural homes and kept a major highway shut down Wednesday as the fire-scarred state faced a new round of dry winds that raise risk of flames. Read story

Car travel through floodwaters on Montgomery highway Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021, near the Riverchase Galleria complex in Birmingham, Ala.

Alabama communities still cleaning up after deadly flooding

Car travel through floodwaters on Montgomery highway Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021, near the Riverchase Galleria complex in Birmingham, Ala.

October 13, 2021, 8:54am Nation & World

PELHAM Ala. — Communities affected by last week’s flash flooding, which left roads and neighborhoods under water and killed four people in Alabama, are still working to clean up the mess and address persistent drainage issues that seem to be getting worse. Read story

People make their way on an empty street as Typhoon Kompasu passes in Hong Kong Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021. Hong Kong suspended classes, stock market trading and government services as the typhoon passed south of the city Wednesday.

Typhoon prompts Hong Kong to close schools, stock market

People make their way on an empty street as Typhoon Kompasu passes in Hong Kong Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021. Hong Kong suspended classes, stock market trading and government services as the typhoon passed south of the city Wednesday.

October 13, 2021, 8:24am Nation & World

BEIJING (AP) — Hong Kong suspended classes, stock market trading and government services as a typhoon passed south of the city Wednesday. Read story

People surf at Pinitos beach prior landfall of tropical storm Pamela, in Mazatlan, Mexico, Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021. Hurricane Pamela weakened to a tropical storm Tuesday afternoon as it meandered off Mexico's Pacific coast. Forecasters said it was expected to regain strength overnight and be a hurricane when making landfall somewhere near the port of Mazatlan Wednesday.

Pamela moves inland after hitting Mexico’s Pacific coast

People surf at Pinitos beach prior landfall of tropical storm Pamela, in Mazatlan, Mexico, Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021. Hurricane Pamela weakened to a tropical storm Tuesday afternoon as it meandered off Mexico's Pacific coast. Forecasters said it was expected to regain strength overnight and be a hurricane when making landfall somewhere near the port of Mazatlan Wednesday.

October 13, 2021, 8:22am Nation & World

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hurricane Pamela made landfall on Mexico’s Pacific coast just north of Mazatlan Wednesday, bringing high winds and rain to the port city. Read story