‘Historic’ heatwave settling over Pacific Northwest

By Linda Weiford, WSU News PULLMAN, Wash. – The severe heatwave descending upon the Pacific Northwest this weekend is highly unusual because it’s occurring in June and also because it is the second heatwave to strike before the month is over, according to meteorologist Nic Loyd of Washington State University’s AgWeatherNet.

Second warmest spring ends with warmest May since 1993

PROSSER, Wash. – Spring 2015 was the state’s warmest recorded spring since the early 1990s. The low temperatures were particularly warm in the unsettled and somewhat humid conditions of late spring. South central Washington was wetter than western areas in May – a significant departure from normal conditions.

Rock Doc: Seas on Titan and your heating bill

By E. Kirsten Peters, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Like most regions of the country, the area where I live suffered through colder than average temperatures in mid-November. If you pay your heating bill month by month, you are now facing the sticker shock that results from those bitter […]