Here’s Exactly How Much Snow the Mid Columbia Got!
It certainly wasn't the crisis that Portland saw (look at that traffic camera!), but it snowed. It also wasn't the 20 inches of snow my mom got up in Bend, OR, but if are like me you'll take what you can get.
Winter Storm Warning… in Hawaii?
Parts of Hawaii's Big Island are even looking at 20 to 30 inches of snow over the next couple of days. How is it possible? Well, this phenomenon isn't that uncommon and here's why: Hawaii has huge mountains! The tallest mountain in Hawaii, Mauna Kea, is 13,808 feet above sea level...
Are April Showers on the Way? Don’t Count on It
We're a couple of days into April and I gotta say: even though there's wind today I am pretty pleased with how we have been treated by it so far. Will the pleasant weather persist throughout the month? While I can't offer specific conditions for anything farther than a week away, let's take a look at some general stuff...
Was February Really Unusually Warm?
Almost this entire month I've been thinking, "Wow, it seems really warm for February." But just how warm was it? Let's crunch the numbers from Pasco and see what we get.
Will Flooding in Yakima Affect Us?
Heavy rainfall along the east slopes of the Cascades coupled with higher temperatures has caused the Yakima River to overflow its banks in the Yakima area. Of course, the Yakima River flows through our area, and those along the river in Prosser, Benton City and West Richland are no strangers to the flooding, but what will happen this time around?
The Groundhog Saw His Shadow, but Will He be Right?
We all know what Groundhog Day is. Every February 2nd we bring our friend Punxsutawney Phil out of his home in hopes that we will have some warm weather on the horizon, but he is not the only one we ask. There are Groundhog Day celebrations all around the country, so what do the other guys say?
Top 10 Weather Events for 2015 in the Mid Columbia
The staff at National Weather Service (NWS) office over in Pendleton had a vote about the top ten weather events that affected our area.