rain

Yakima Not Expecting Rain Until the End of the Month
With all the smoke in the air, rain is something most have been wishing for since it started. It could help control some of these fires all over the northwest and reduce all the smoke in the air. Looking at the extended forecast it doesn't look like we'll have much luck with rain until the…
Somewhere Over the rainbow
At around 8:40 a.m. a strange coincidence happened. Andy and I were playing the Dio classic "Rainbow In the Dark" when a short rain shower occurred and a beautiful rainbow almost immediately appeared. I received a text message from my buddy Don Holloway with this pic:
Shortly thereafter, my…
Watch your step ...
Before you take off for work Tuesday you might want to make sure your regular route isn't flooded out. Due to flooding from snow melt and rain flowing down from the mountains, authorities have completely blocked off traffic to the intersection of Fruitvale Boulevard and 40th Avenue, where it le…
Do You Use An Umbrella? [POLL]
I'm doing my best Insanity Wolf impersonation in this picture.
 
But, alas, being from Washington, I don't use umbrellas. If it's really, really rainy I might wear a hoodie, but I like the rain.
Average Rainfall In Yakima vs. Seattle
On a grey, dreary wet and rainy day such as today, I'm quickly reminded how lucky we are to live in the Yakima Valley where the sun shines nearly 300 days a year.  At least, according to the old number touted for many years by the Chamber of Commerce or Visitors and Convention Bureau.
I don't need to…