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Strong typhoon slams into pandemic-hit Philippines

May 14, 2020, 11:21am Nation & World

MANILA, Philippines — A strong typhoon slammed into the eastern Philippines on Thursday, knocking out power and threatening food crops in a new emergency for a country already overwhelmed by the coronavirus pandemic. Read story

Weather Eye: Typical spring weather will continue with rain, sun

May 14, 2020, 6:02am Clark County News

It feels like spring for a change, doesn’t it? As of 4 p.m. Wednesday in Vancouver it was only 62 degrees with light rain. I doubt it made it up to the average high of 67 degrees. A sharp contrast from the mid-80s over the weekend. Read story

Weather Eye: Expect typical May weather: 60s, showers, sun

May 12, 2020, 6:04am Clark County News

It felt much better weather-wise Monday with cooler temperatures, although you may have felt the increased humidity. As I write this column there are a few sprinkles or light showers moving northward into Clark County. Read story

Polar vortex brings rare May snow, low temps to Northeast

May 11, 2020, 12:10pm Nation & World

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Mother’s Day weekend got off to an unseasonably snowy start in the Northeast on Saturday thanks to the polar vortex bringing cold air down from the north. Read story

Coronavirus could worsen death toll of summer heat waves, health officials warn

May 10, 2020, 4:30pm Nation & World

WASHINGTON — As summer descends on the U.S., public health experts are warning that the coronavirus could make intense heat waves deadlier, adding to the devastating death toll the country has suffered. Read story

Weather Eye: Should be a nice day to barbecue for Mother’s Day

May 10, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

I want to express my salutation of happiness to all of the Clark County ladies celebrating Mother’s Day on this delightful weather Sunday. What a nice string of 80-degree weather Friday through today. Read story

Polar vortex brings rare May snow, low temps to U.S. East

May 9, 2020, 4:58pm Nation & World

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Mother’s Day weekend got off to an unseasonably snowy start in the Northeast on Saturday thanks to the polar vortex bringing cold air down from the north. Read story

Firefighters continue battling fires in Florida Panhandle

May 8, 2020, 9:25am Nation & World

MILTON, Fla. — Florida firefighters were working to hold containment lines around a 2,000-acre (809-hectare) fire in the state’s Panhandle, where winds were expected to shift Friday and push it toward homes. Read story

Polar vortex could bring rare May snow, low temps to U.S. East

May 8, 2020, 9:22am Nation & World

BOSTON — The northeastern U.S. is about to get a cold spring farewell from winter’s bad boy, the polar vortex, which could bring rare May snowfall and record-low temperatures to some areas over the Mother’s Day weekend, forecasters say. Read story

Hundreds evacuated as wildfires rage in Florida Panhandle

May 7, 2020, 8:56am Nation & World

MILTON, Fla. (AP) — Firefighters in the Florida Panhandle have been battling wildfires that forced some 1,600 people to evacuate from their homes, and a stretch of Interstate 10 remained closed in both directions Thursday afternoon due to smoke, authorities said. Read story