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The rain gauges at Portland International Airport were busy yesterday, recording 1.30 inches of precipitation over the course of the day, tying the record for December 11th which was set in 1969. The amount of rainfall measured yesterday is more than eight times the average precipitation for this time of year. It was a bit…

A Good Time To Invest In Raincoats

Washingtonians and Oregonians will likely have to break out the umbrellas soon because this winter is going to be exceptionally wet in the Pacific Northwest. This place that normally has long, cool, rainy winters is about to experience an even longer, cooler, rainier one, the reason for which is easy to say, but harder to explain: La NiƱa.