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By Jess Macinko
News Editor 

Weather Service: Snow not over yet

 

Jess Macinko

A MOVING EXPERIENCE: Ron Starkey, resident of Cottonwood RV Park, helps out with snow removal.

Now for some news no one wants to hear: our recent sunshine may be short-lived. Marilyn Lohmann of the National Weather Service Pendleton office says a return of below average temperatures and possible precipitation could be upon us by the weekend. Long-term, she expects our cold, heavy winter will segue to a cool, wet spring. Her advice? Get outside while the getting's good.

If it's any consolation, this winter has given us bragging rights. On Jan. 18, The Sentinel reported Goldendale had received a total of 42.2 inches, making 2016 – 17 the seventh snowiest year on record. We're now in third place with a total of 56.4. That's just about a foot shy of the all-time record: 68.3 in 1949...



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