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 end of the month.
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 personal Facebook news feed became littered with photos from various points of view around the val
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 leads onto the entrance of Highway 12...
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 tell you that we receive far less rainfall per year than our neighbors to the west in Seattle. Yo