By Nic Loyd, WSU meteorologist, and Linda Weiford, WSU News A rare weather phenomenon flashed and boomed over parts of the Palouse last Thursday night. Lightning and thunderclaps accompanied tumbling snowflakes in what meteorologists call a thundersnow.
PROSSER, Wash. – December began and ended with cold temperatures across much of the state. However, nearly all of the days in between were unusually mild. As a result, the final month of 2014 was notably warmer than normal, which is consistent with most of 2014.