Icy Rose Bowl

Pasadena, California will be the site of tomorrow’s playoff matchup in the Rose Bowl between Florida State and Oregon. Fans were surprised to find rare snowfall and freezing temperatures in southern California this morning. Yes. These's ice sheets on the tarp of the #RoseBowl… A fine SoCal winter morning. pic.twitter.com/GR40zuzvBq — George Whitfield Jr. (@georgewhitfield) […]

California Drought Improvement

The recent rains in California have helped alleviate the drought, but an exceptional drought still covers much of the area.   Here is a look at what the drought looked like last week. Much improvement, especially in the northern parts of California, but still a long way to go.   More rain is heading toward […]

West Coast Power Outages

Hundreds of thousands of people are without power along the west coast as one of the largest storms to hit the region in years moves in. High winds are the primary cause of power outages from Oregon to San Francisco. Take a look at the satellite view of this monster storm.   #Stormageddon update: Alcatraz […]

Powerful Storm to Impact the West Coast

A powerful storm that is currently situated over the Pacific Ocean will move onshore tomorrow and bring high winds, heavy rain, and significant snowfall (at higher elevations) to portions of the west coast. An associated cold front will begin to slam Washington, Oregon, and California with high winds and heavy precipitation tomorrow. High wind warnings are in […]

Fire Weather Danger Threatens West

A combination of very dry conditions and thunderstorm chances has prompted a threat for fire weather over much of the pacific northwest. Check out all of the red flag warnings currently in effect as of 2pm CST: The main cause for these fire weather concerns is the ongoing drought out west. Check out the current […]

Washington Wildfires

Here’s a closeup from the 438-mile high satellite. Lots of smoke coming from Chelan & Okanogan Counties. #wawx pic.twitter.com/CxytoITLHH — NWS Spokane (@NWSSpokane) July 17, 2014 Other areas being affected are Oregon and well north into Canada: Here’s a look at where all the smoke is coming from. #mtwx #idwx #Montana #Idaho #mtfire #idfire #bcwx […]