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March 1, 2012 at 1:28 PM

WWU creates new avalanche danger map

Backcountry skiers and snowboarders have a new tool to explore regional daily avalanche danger levels. A web-based map, created by students and faculty at Western Washington University, takes the regional avalanche forecasts issued by the Northwest Weather and Avalanche Center and displays the same information spatially. This allows backcountry travelers to zoom into specific regions…


Comments | More in General news, Weather Beat | Topics: avalanche, danger, Mount Baker

December 23, 2011 at 10:50 AM

High surf advisory during Washington clam dig

Mark Harrison / The Seattle Times The Associated Press ABERDEEN — The National Weather Service has issued a high surf advisory for the Washington coast Friday night at the same time clam diggers will be out on four beaches. KBKW reports Grays Harbor County Emergency Management is urging diggers to watch for large waves and to not turn their…


Comments | More in General news, Sports | Topics: Aberdeen, danger, razor clams