By Nic Loyd, WSU meteorologist, and Linda Weiford, WSU News From Arctic blasts of cold and snow to persistent heat and wildfire smoke, 2017 was a year of glaring weather contrasts for Washington state.
By Nic Loyd, WSU meteorologist, and Linda Weiford, WSU News A long plume of warm, moist airflow from the tropics to the Western United States put record-warm temperatures and intermittent rain on the Thanksgiving Day menu in eastern Washington.
By Nic Loyd, WSU meteorologist and Linda Weiford, WSU News A blast of cool, wet weather engulfed the region during the first few days of October. Not only did it dig in over the Inland Northwest, but most of the western United States.
By Nic Loyd, WSU meteorologist, and Linda Weiford, WSU News Hello autumn. Well, sort of. When the first day of fall arrived last Friday, some of us in the Inland Northwest woke up to the first frost of the season.
By Linda Weiford, WSU News WENATCHEE, Wash. – An alcoholic beverage made from fermented pears that was a favorite drink of Napoleon’s is gaining popularity in the United States, thanks to a wave of hard apple cider producers in the Pacific Northwest.