Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Holiday Weekend Travel

National Weather Service, Spokane, Wa
A few weak disturbances will bring a chance of light showers on Friday and Saturday. These showers are not expected to impact travel. A strong storm system will bring rain/snow, gusty winds, and colder temperatures on Sunday and Monday. Snow will likely impact the mountain passes. Snow will be possible in the valleys starting Sunday night but confidence remains low regarding amounts and location. Freezing temperatures arriving Sunday night could lead to Icy road conditions on Monday morning. Check for updates.
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Asotin County open burning may continue despite dense air and fog

Published: Nov 26, 2013 at 9:32 AM PST
CLARKSTON, WA - The foggy, dense air that's been clouding up the Valley is here to stay at least through the week. 
The Washington Department of Ecology put an immediate hold on burning across the eastern part of Washington including Asotin County on Monday. But Asotin County Fire Marshall Karst Riggers said the stage one burn ban is simply a recommendation...

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Denver news anchor blasts lazy viewers for boring snow photos

Published: Nov 26, 2013 at 11:11 AM PST 
When the snow starts flying, our inbox, Twitter, and Facebook feeds fill up with countless gorgeous photos of our winter wonderland.

And then, there are some... not-so-gorgeous ones. It's OK, not everyone is Ansel Adams. We usually just choose the best to showcase and move on...
But in Denver, where it admittedly snows a little more often than Seattle, one news anchor took to the airwaves to say he's had it with the endless photos that just show snow piling up on viewers' patio furniture.
"Yes, everyone's impressed with your four-piece furniture set. We saw it at Costco too," KUSA anchor Kyle Clark said, tongue planted firmly in cheek (maybe?) 
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