Active Weather Expected for Coming Weeks

The Pacific Northwest received some much needed rain over the weekend. And while areas west of the Cascades suffered from mudslides, down trees and localized flooding, many in the farming community were happy to see the rain. Marilyn Lohmann meteorologist with the National Weather Service said the weekend of rain means the new Water Year […]

Lohmann: Expect A Dry September, Good Possibility of La Niña

While the season technically runs through September 23rd, many consider this weekend the end of summer. As we look back on the summer of 2021, meteorologist Marilynn Lohmann with the National Weather Service said the year will go into the record books for a variety of reasons, whether it was the record heat experienced in […]

Lohmann: Rain Unlikely Through The End Of The Month

No surprise, June was a month of records with extreme temperatures of 118 recorded in two locations in southern Washington, as well as a handful of other communities across the Northwest well into the 110s, but the hot, dry weather must come to an end soon. Right? Unfortunately it won’t change anytime soon. Meteorologist Marilyn […]

Lohmann: La Niña Did Not Have The Impact We Had Expected

While the Northwest has seen a few windy days, it’s been fairly calm and quiet across the reigon as we enjoy the final days of winter. Marilyn Lohmann, National Weather Service meteorologist said as she looks back on the winter of 2020-21, it turned out to be a dud. She noted so many were expecting […]

Cooler Wetter Weather Expected As We Say Goodbye To January

Things changed for the active across the Northwest over the past week or so, with temperatures dropping several degrees and systems rolling in brining snow to much of the area. Marilynn Lohmann, meteorologist with the National Weather Service says you can blame the storm track, which moved south for the wetter and colder weather. And […]

After Dry December Washington Snowpack Rebounds To Start New Year

Despite a roller-coaster of weather systems that saw a wet November and dry December, the Washington snowpack is in good shape for early January. Scott Pattee with NRCS said several rounds of precipitation over the New Year’s holiday was a welcomed sign after a very quiet second half of December. “The quality of snow is […]

Snow Cold Temperatures Expected Into January

December comes to an end Thursday, and it will go down as not only warmer than normal and also dryer than normal. All of this while the Northwest is under a La Niña. So, after weeks of very little snow and warm weather, are forecasters backing down from the La Niña long-term forecast. Marilyn Lohmann […]

Revell: The Roza Irrigation District Is Prepared For Possible COVID Impacts

2020 was a very busy year for the Roza Irrigation District, and it looks like that trend will continue into the New Year. District Manager Scott Revell said they spent roughly $2.5 million to enclose area lateral canals, while also putting the finishing touches on a four year project to clean out the 95-mile long […]

La Niña Has Yet To Make Presence Known

We may be under a La Niña weather pattern, but you wouldn’t know it looking at the lack of snow and the warm temperatures we’ve see across the Northwest this month. Marilyn Lohmann with the National Weather Service said the month of December has been so dry, that much of the area is at least […]

Oregon Snowpack Good, Not Great, For This Time Of Year

The statewide snowpack in Oregon is currently sitting at 102% of average, but the devil is in the details. Scott Oviatt with NRCS in Oregon said some areas that typically see very little snow have already seen more snow that average, which makes these early numbers deceptive. As far as the snow totals go basin […]