Name: Bruce Sussman
Yep, it sure has. And these NOAA images show that living in the northwest was actually a warm and dry situation this spring. Along with much of New England.
On the top chart, the red is unusually warm. The blue is unusually cool. Most of the country is in blue.… Read more
This picture shows a well formed funnel cloud about 15 miles due south of Oregon State University on the afternoon of Thursday June 13, 2013.
As far as we know, it never touched down. So that’s why we call it a funnel cloud. We’d call it a tornado if it went all the way to the ground. Which… Read more
Yep, Amanda caught a picture of this one.
And besides Portland being unusually warm the first week of June 2013, it was also unusually interesting when it comes to the week in pictures. Here’s what I mean:
Darlisa caught the northern lights in this time lapse exposure from the Washington… Read more
Portland had so much rain during May 2013, we made it into the record books for the month.
As you can see, we tied 2010 for third wettest may on record at PDX, with records dating back to 1941.
But the way we did this is also incredible:
That’s right…more rain during a nine day stretch than the entire months of February… Read more
The month started with skies like you see in this picture. Beautiful and bright from sunrise to sunset.
Portland weather spoiled us all: 14 straight days of unusually warm highs, as hot as 85 degrees, with an average high for that stretch of about 78 degrees. That’s what… Read more
Aerial pictures like this (tweeted by @WCL_Shawn) show the view from above today, May 21, 2013. Somewhere on the ground amid the rubble, investigators from the National Weather Service.
They spent today looking at the damage–but it goes beyond that. They can actually determine the windspeeds by comparing how strongly… Read more