The Goldendale Sentinel - Headlines & History since 1879

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...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019

Rendered 06/16/2019 19:32