The idea of modifying Earth’s atmosphere to cool the planet, once seen as too risky to seriously consider, is attracting new money and attention.See full article at NY Times
By Robert Mittendorf, Bellingham Herald
Western Washington is looking at a cold, wet winter with heavy mountain snow because of a La Niña weather pattern that’s developing thousands of miles away.
By Joseph O’Sullivan, Lynda V. Mapes, and Elise Takahama, Seattle Times
Fierce winds and dry, hot weather sparked dozens of wildfires throughout the state Monday and Tuesday, filling the Seattle area with smoke, forcing hundreds of families to flee their homes and knocking out power in thousands of others.
The WA State Climate Office, led by CICOES Researchers Nick Bond and Karin Bumbaco, is featured in Crosscut’s “4 PNW weather bloggers you should read.”
By Hannah Weinberger
The newsletter: Office of the Washington State Climatologist Report and Outlook
The author: Dr.
By Angela King and Kim Shepard, KUOW
The Old Farmer’s Almanac has released its winter forecasts, saying Western Washington can expect more rain than normal, with warmer temperatures and less snow.But State Climatologist Nick Bond told KUOW’s Angela King the almanac’s forecasts for our region are about as good as flipping a coin.
By Glenn Farley, King 5 News
August and September usually have been the toughest stretch of the fire season in this state.
By Abby Acone, KOMO News
More beautiful weather is expected through Friday but rain is forecast to return to western Washington just in time for the weekend, prompting questions about why the end of the week has been so soggy recently.
By Kim Eckart, UW News
Headed into her final year of law school, Mary Ruffin had planned to spend the summer at a private law firm, where she had secured an internship – a near rite of passage, among law students, to future employment.