Deciding if and when to suspend campus operations involves teams of experts evaluating a range of variables that sometimes can change suddenly.
Temperatures dipping to 16 degrees Thursday morning left the WSU Pullman campus covered in a beautiful crystalline frost. See photos Shelly Hanks, WSU Photo Services.
David Brown, associate professor in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, is the new director of AgWeatherNet, Washington’s agricultural weather network.
The Earth has all kinds of landforms — mountains, valleys, canyons and more. But less than a third of our planet is land. The rest is mostly ocean.
For two taxing days last week, our region withered under record-breaking temperatures. Now, following cooler temps, hot weather is back.
With temperatures shooting up to 110 degrees in parts of Washington state, people are at increased risk of suffering from heatstroke – the most serious of heat-related illnesses.
The last meaningful rainfall in the Inland Northwest was on June 21, and the National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning.
There’s a 70 percent chance of El Nino conditions from December through February, according to the U.S. Climate Prediction Center.
Engineers at WSU’s Laboratory for Atmospheric Research are using a computer modeling system to predict air pollution levels for the Pacific Northwest, including wildfire smoke.
Deepti Singh, assistant professor of climatology at WSU Vancouver, is part of a team of researchers reporting this week that India can improve nutrition and save water by replacing rice with other cereal crops.