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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

The Seattle area is heading into its second La Niña winter. Here’s what that means

October 12, 2021, 11:56am Northwest

You’re not imagining it; it really was an unusually cold morning Tuesday. Read story

This early Monday, Oct. 11, 2021, photo provided by CalFire shows one of several vehicles damaged during a wind event in El Granada village in the coastal area of northern San Mateo County, Calif.

California wildfires destroy mobile homes; 1 man burned

This early Monday, Oct. 11, 2021, photo provided by CalFire shows one of several vehicles damaged during a wind event in El Granada village in the coastal area of northern San Mateo County, Calif.

October 12, 2021, 8:46am Nation & World

SAN FRANCISCO — Destructive California wildfires driven by intense winds caused damage at two mobile home parks, destroying some trailers, and one person suffered burns, officials said. Read story

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

Weather Eye: Nights are getting chilly; a poem celebrating October

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

October 12, 2021, 6:01am Clark County News

If skies remained clear enough Monday night and fog or low clouds stayed away, it was frosty in many locations. I expected lows in Vancouver in the 30s and outlying areas in the 20s. Regardless, a chilly night for sure. Clouds increase later today with rain due overnight and Wednesday.… Read story

In this image made from video, debris from tornadoes pile around the pumps of a filling station late Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021, in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Several reported tornadoes ripped through Oklahoma late Sunday into early Monday morning, causing damage but no immediate word of deaths or injuries.

Tornadoes cause damage in Oklahoma; storms rock central U.S.

In this image made from video, debris from tornadoes pile around the pumps of a filling station late Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021, in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Several reported tornadoes ripped through Oklahoma late Sunday into early Monday morning, causing damage but no immediate word of deaths or injuries.

October 11, 2021, 8:32am Nation & World

COWETA, Okla. — Several reported tornadoes ripped through Oklahoma late Sunday into early Monday morning, causing damage but no immediate word of deaths or injuries. Read story

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

Weather Eye: It’s getting chilly; low ski areas to see their first snow

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

October 10, 2021, 6:01am Clark County News

You can feel the chill in the air, can’t you? I saw many folks bundled up with sweatshirts and puffy winter jackets the other morning and, of course, some still wearing shorts and T-shirts — the diehard Northwesterners. Read story

FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021 file photo, Flames burn up a tree as part of the Windy Fire in the Trail of 100 Giants grove in Sequoia National Forest, Calif. Northern California wildfires may have killed hundreds of giant sequoias as they swept through groves of the majestic monarchs in the Sierra Nevada, an official said Wednesday.

California fires may have killed hundreds of giant sequoias

FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021 file photo, Flames burn up a tree as part of the Windy Fire in the Trail of 100 Giants grove in Sequoia National Forest, Calif. Northern California wildfires may have killed hundreds of giant sequoias as they swept through groves of the majestic monarchs in the Sierra Nevada, an official said Wednesday.

October 8, 2021, 2:45pm Nation & World

LOS ANGELES — Northern California wildfires may have killed hundreds of giant sequoias as they swept through groves of the majestic monarchs in the Sierra Nevada, an official said Wednesday. Read story

FILE - People travel through a torrential downpour caused from the remnants of Hurricane Ida, near Columbus Circle Wednesday Sept. 1, 2021. As weather becomes more extreme and unpredictable caused by climate change, transit officials say that more needs to be done to prepare the East Coast's vital transit systems.

Summer storms were a climate-change wake-up call for subways

FILE - People travel through a torrential downpour caused from the remnants of Hurricane Ida, near Columbus Circle Wednesday Sept. 1, 2021. As weather becomes more extreme and unpredictable caused by climate change, transit officials say that more needs to be done to prepare the East Coast's vital transit systems.

October 7, 2021, 3:00pm Nation & World

NEW YORK — When the remnants of Hurricane Ida dumped record-breaking rain on the East Coast this month, staircases into New York City’s subway tunnels turned into waterfalls and train tracks became canals. Read story

Michael Halbert wades through his flooded neighborhood in Pelham, Ala., on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021. Parts of Alabama remain under a flash flood watch after a day of high water across the state, with as much as 6 inches of rain covering roads and trapping people.

Alabama swamped, 4 killed in floods from slow-moving front

Michael Halbert wades through his flooded neighborhood in Pelham, Ala., on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021. Parts of Alabama remain under a flash flood watch after a day of high water across the state, with as much as 6 inches of rain covering roads and trapping people.

October 7, 2021, 11:40am Nation & World

PELHAM, Ala. — Terrified drivers climbed out of swamped cars and muddy floodwater flowed through neighborhoods after a stalled weather front drenched Alabama for hours, leaving entire communities under water Thursday and killing at least four people, with still more storms possible. Read story

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

Weather Eye: Get outdoor chores done before rain, wind arrive

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

October 7, 2021, 6:09am Clark County News

We are only a week into the month so far, but the average mean temperature is 3 degrees below normal and rainfall through 5 p.m. Wednesday was at .37 of an inch. That is also above average. Do I dare say a cool and wet month is shaping up? Read story