By Nic Loyd, WSU meteorologist, and Linda Weiford, WSU News SPOKANE, Wash. – Dreaming of a white Christmas? With only a week to go, whether the Inland Northwest still will have snow on the ground is literally up in the air.
By Rebecca Phillips, University Communications PULLMAN, Wash. – Ice-free pavement. “Smart snowplows.” Vegetable juice ice-melt. Cold-climate researchers at Washington State University are clearing the road with green alternatives to the salt, sand and chemicals typically used for highway snow and ice control.
By Shelly Hanks, WSU Photos Services PULLMAN, Wash. – Dry, crystalline snow will remain on the ground for some days as the weather clears and turns unseasonably cold into the weekend, according to the area forecast.
PULLMAN, Wash. – The Pullman campus woke to the season’s first snowfall Monday. It melted but was replaced with more this morning. The dusting is captured in these images by Robert Hubner, WSU Photo Services.
Photos by Robert Hubner and Shelly Hanks, WSU Photo Services PULLMAN – Unusually early springlike weather draws students across the Pullman campus out to enjoy the sunshine. However, this year’s weather means snow is a rare commodity throughout the Northwest, leaving climatologists and natural resource officials nervous. Snow moisture […]
Snow mold infects turf grass. A genetic map being developed by scientists at WSU in collaboration with scientists at Japan’s National Agricultural Research Center on the northern island of Hokkaido may speed development of wheat varieties that are more resistant to snow mold. Snow mold is a fungus-caused disease of wheat and other grasses. […]
The first major snowstorm of the season hit the Palouse hard this week – bringing single-digit temperatures, icy winds and accumulations of snow up to 13 inches in some areas. See the photo gallery below for a look at how WSU is coping with the weather. Click on photos to enlarge them.
With Sun peaking in through most people’s windows, Tuesday morning brought hope to many people in Pullman. Like most spring days in 2008 the weather took a turn for the worse with a hail storm starting around 11 a.m. Since moms weekend is coming up, many students wonder if the weather will […]
Just when everyone thought winter had left and spring was here to stay, Pullman residents woke up to a ground covered in snow. The week’s forecast has a bit of snow for Wednesday, but Thursday and Friday are looking better with a high of 47 and a low of 34 degrees. The snowdrop […]