Posts tagged weather
Posts tagged weather
K.C. a snow-loving miniature poodle catches a snowball thrown by owners Gini, right, and Dick Mickel at Lake Sacajawea, Longview.
Read more the snowstorm that hit Southwest Washington Wednesday.
James Bremer said he used to sleep curled up in a downtown doorway this winter until some people from Father’s House, a church in downtown Longview, discovered him.
"They gave me food and told me about this place," Bremer, 58, said Monday morning outside the Daily Living Essential Cafe and Extreme Weather Center at 1335 11th Ave., Longview.
The Extreme Weather Center, which is open all night during freezing weather, is operated by volunteers from Love Overwhelming, a multi-denominational nonprofit ministry. According to volunteer Summer Christianson, the ministry has rented the Evangel Christian Fellowship building since October to distribute cold-weather gear and hot coffee to the homeless.
Mount Hood glows in late afternoon sunlight in this photo taken from the Woodland Bottoms Tuesday, but fog and clouds dropped a veil over the region Wednesday and will stick around well into next week, according to the Weather Service.
The first hard frost of the season iced up plants and windshields and dropped a morning fog over lowland Cowlitz and Columbia counties Thursday morning.
Heavy rains that caused street flooding and pushed several area rivers to flood stage Tuesday will continue into Wednesday evening before letting up, forecasters said.
"If you look at a satellite picture you can see an entrenched band of moisture that stretches for hundreds of miles" along Western Washington and Oregon. "The rain is going to keep falling," Rodger Nelson, a meteorologist for the Weather Service, said Tuesday evening.
The foothills around the Longview-Kelso area may have a coating of white on them this morning, as snow levels dip to their lowest levels of the season, according to the Weather Service.
This photo was taken at the Weyerhaeuser Forest Learning Center along Spirit Lake Memorial Highway on Friday.
Wednesday was just one of those days you can’t stay inside..So Justin Flint of Longview, and his children Heidi, 4, and Kedrick,2, didn’t even try to. They headed for a walk and run along the sun-dappled paths at Lake Sacajawea in Longview, Wash.