Record Winds Recorded In Skies Above Salem

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The National Weather Service says a weather balloon -- similar to the one you see here -- detected winds of 198mph above Salem as it floated up about 33,000 feet in the sky! These are the strongest winds ever recorded at that elevation by a balloon released from Salem airport. And that is saying … [Read more...]

Record Wet Winter For Portland

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Have you felt trapped inside this winter, the way the Sussman family cats have? Have you been looking through the screen door, wondering when the rain will stop? If so, you've got lots of company. Because together, we just made it through the wettest December-February in Portland History.  These … [Read more...]

Weekend Wind Could Cause Damage

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I've heard a lot of crazy predictions about what might happen this weekend from friends and colleagues. "Is it true we could get 4 inches of rain this weekend," someone asked me? Uh, no--it's not. However, we do have a doozy of a fall storm that's going to roar through on Saturday. It's the one … [Read more...]