National Weather Service
A second winter storm in two days is bearing down on Oregon and southwestern Washington, this one topped with ice that could make highways more treacherous in some areas and knock out electricity.
A light snow fell overnight in the Western Washington lowlands, leaving many roads slick for the Friday morning commute in the Seattle area.
Temperatures are below zero across much of Wyoming and wind chills are making the air feel that much colder.
There’s a chance of rain Tuesday on the coast and northern part of Western Washington and again on Thanksgiving Day.
The National Weather Service says a sunny, hot day Wednesday could set high temperature records in some places in Washington.
Summer may be in its final weeks, but forecasters say it will make itself felt with above-normal temperatures this week in Washington.
The National Weather Service says a weak front moving across Washington is bringing some light rain to Western Washington and a chance of showers Friday and Saturday in Western and Eastern Washington.
Anchorage has set a record for the most consecutive days with a high temperature of 70 degrees or higher.
Hundreds of lightning strikes hit Washington overnight as thunderstorms rolled across the state and authorities are watching for smoke Wednesday to see if they sparked wildfires.
It was indeed a tornado that damaged several buildings Thursday in the community of McMinnville, southwest of Portland, the National Weather Service has confirmed. Nobody was hurt, but three commercial buildings, all of them used for storage, were damaged.