Weather Eye Blue skies are smiling on us and probably will till

Weather Eye Blue skies are smiling on us and probably will till

first_imgWell, it just doesn’t get any better than this in the month of February — at least the early part. The price we had to pay for the sunshine was of course those gusty east winds, but hey, we will take it. And a nice one for National Weatherperson’s Day,Feb. 5!Looking ahead, I certainly do not see much weather action the next 10 days or so — maybe some clouds this week from time to time, and a sprinkle here and there, but really not much to write home about.Temperatures varied greatly around Clark County Friday and Saturday depending on wind exposure. Wind-sheltered areas dipped into the 20s while other locations remained in the 40s. Afternoon highs reached 60 degrees in some locations. I saw a bank sign reading 60 degrees Friday afternoon.If you want to read some amazing facts about the snow and ice that hit western Washington last month, the Washington State Climatologist’s office has it all in its February newsletter: http://climate.washington.edu/newsletter/2012Feb.pdf.There you will find that during the five-day event, Ocean Shores recorded over 16 inches of snow; Olympia Airport, 14.2 inches; Rochester, 19.9 inches; Winlock, 27.6 inches; Onalaska, 26.2 inches; Cosmopolis, 17.6 inches; and Forks, 27.5 inches.last_img

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