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Big thaw triggers unusual wintertime alert
February 24, 2016

By Nic Loyd, WSU meteorologist, and Linda Weiford, WSU News

weathercatch(2) (2)SPOKANE, Wash. – Most of us are familiar with the hazardous weather alerts given by the National Weather Service, ranging from winter storm warnings and flood advisories to severe thunderstorm watches.

Arctic outbreaks headline state’s 2013-14 winter season
March 25, 2014

By Rachel Webber, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

agweathernet-logo-250PROSSER, Wash. – Better late than never. That’s a common sentiment among Washingtonians in the aftermath of a February of significant recovery in the mountain snowpack.

Spring photo gallery; snowpack dangerously low
February 23, 2010

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 map courtesy of the U.S. Department of Agriculuture




Top 10 warmest on record


The region’s warm winter temperatures are being attributed to moderate El Niño conditions that are present in … » More …