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

Weather Eye: High temperatures cooling as fall continues to set in

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

October 5, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

Try as we might, even under mostly sunny skies, all we could muster for a high temperature Monday was 68 degrees. Read story

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

Weather Eye: It’s October; be sure to keep that sweatshirt handy

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

October 3, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

September arrived with a warm and dry day but left on a cool and wet day. It seemed like a pleasant month, but we sure had some downpours on those eight rainy days. Read story

Northwest could see cold weather soon

October 2, 2021, 5:56pm Latest News

Soak in those perfectly cool fall temperatures while you can: Forecasters at AccuWeather last week said winter weather could arrive in the Pacific Northwest as early as this month. Read story

Tommy Goodwin walks his dog, Tasha, down a street lined with flood-damaged buildings and piles of debris Sept. 27, 2021, in Waverly, Tenn. After a devastating flood hit Aug. 21, the town of just over 4,000 people faces a dilemma. More than 500 homes and 50 businesses were damaged. That will likely result in massive revenue losses while the city spends millions on cleanup and repairs. If those homes and businesses don't return, the town could die a lingering death. But if they build back along the creek, they could be risking another disaster.

Flooded Tennessee town wrestles with how, where to rebuild

Tommy Goodwin walks his dog, Tasha, down a street lined with flood-damaged buildings and piles of debris Sept. 27, 2021, in Waverly, Tenn. After a devastating flood hit Aug. 21, the town of just over 4,000 people faces a dilemma. More than 500 homes and 50 businesses were damaged. That will likely result in massive revenue losses while the city spends millions on cleanup and repairs. If those homes and businesses don't return, the town could die a lingering death. But if they build back along the creek, they could be risking another disaster.

October 2, 2021, 3:07pm Nation & World

WAVERLY, Tenn. — In the 100 years that Jim Traylor’s family had lived in his house in rural Waverly, Tennessee, it hadn’t once flooded. The normally shallow Trace Creek where he had fished and swam as a kid had never crossed the one-lane road that separated it from his home. Read story

KNP Complex Fire triggers flurry of new evacuations in California

October 1, 2021, 9:18pm Nation & World

The KNP Complex Fire tearing through Sequoia National Park triggered a flurry of evacuations Friday morning, as flames — spurred by a drying trend — threatened communities and burned toward more giant sequoias. Read story

Bermuda gets storm watch as Hurricane Sam swirls in Atlantic

September 30, 2021, 8:15am Nation & World

MIAMI — Hurricane Sam was a powerful Category 4 storm again Thursday with forecasters predicting a glancing blow to Bermuda as it spins north in the Atlantic Ocean. A tropical storm watch was issued for the island. Read story

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

Weather Eye: Fall weather system will give way to nice weekend

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

September 30, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

Wednesday was a fair-weather day, at least for most of the day. Increasing clouds were invading the scene in the late afternoon and evening hours as yet another fall weather system was approaching for the overnight and daytime hours today. Rainfall amounts were not forecast to be heavy today, but… Read story

Audrey Trufant Salvant stands near a casket that floated in floodwaters from a nearby cemetery to her home in Ironton, La., Monday, Sept. 27, 2021. A month after Hurricane Ida roared ashore with 150-mph (241-kph) winds, communities all along the state's southeastern coast -- Ironton, Grand Isle, Houma, Lafitte and Barataria -- are still suffering from the devastating effects of the Category 4 storm.

Hurricane Ida devastation lingers in Louisiana 1 month later

Audrey Trufant Salvant stands near a casket that floated in floodwaters from a nearby cemetery to her home in Ironton, La., Monday, Sept. 27, 2021. A month after Hurricane Ida roared ashore with 150-mph (241-kph) winds, communities all along the state's southeastern coast -- Ironton, Grand Isle, Houma, Lafitte and Barataria -- are still suffering from the devastating effects of the Category 4 storm.

September 29, 2021, 11:59am Nation & World

IRONTON, La. (AP) — The land on which Audrey Trufant Salvant’s home sits in the small Louisiana town of Ironton has become an island in a sea of mud and snake-infested marsh grass. Nearby houses are disconnected from their foundations, a refrigerator is lodged sideways in a tree, and dozens… Read story

This satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows Hurricane Sam, just right of center, in the Atlantic Ocean, Monday, Sept. 27, 2021, at 1920 Zulu (3:20 p.m. ET). Sam is a powerful Category 4 storm but it poses no threat to land as it loops northward in the Atlantic, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center.

Hurricane Sam bringing a rough surf weekend to U.S. East Coast

This satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows Hurricane Sam, just right of center, in the Atlantic Ocean, Monday, Sept. 27, 2021, at 1920 Zulu (3:20 p.m. ET). Sam is a powerful Category 4 storm but it poses no threat to land as it loops northward in the Atlantic, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center.

September 29, 2021, 8:20am Nation & World

MIAMI — Beachgoers along the east coast of the United States should beware of life-threatening surf and rip currents this weekend as Hurricane Sam turns northward, the National Hurricane Center said Wednesday. Read story

The National Weather Service in Portland tracked a storm over the north part of Clark County and into Cowlitz. Multiple people reported seeing a funnel cloud near Battle Ground.

Officials survey tornado damage in Battle Ground

The National Weather Service in Portland tracked a storm over the north part of Clark County and into Cowlitz. Multiple people reported seeing a funnel cloud near Battle Ground.

September 28, 2021, 6:00pm Clark County News

Meteorologists from the The National Weather Service surveyed the damage Tuesday from a small tornado that touched down in Battle Ground Monday evening. Read story