Mudslide blocks highway in northeastern Washington

12 PHOTOS   (Metaline, WA) Warmer temperatures, rain and fast-melting snow have resulted in a flood watch and mudslides in Northeastern Washington. On Friday morning, A woman who lives near Metaline took photos of freshly fallen debris on–and along–Highway 31 near the Sweet Creek Falls rest area. The woman says the stretch of road looked markedly… Continue reading Mudslide blocks highway in northeastern Washington

Rising water forces closure on Old Snohomish Monroe Road

Old Snohomish Monroe Rd closed on March 9, 2014

B-Roll:  Old Snohomish Monroe Rd closure (Snohomish, WA) Standing water on Old Snohomish Monroe Road resulted in the road’s closure Monday evening. Several inches of water stretched across the road near the Pilchuck River crossing. The roadway beneath a railroad bridge was the apparent reason for concern. Beyond90Seconds.com streamed live from the area; first from… Continue reading Rising water forces closure on Old Snohomish Monroe Road

A snowy weekend in February

Car in ditch on Broadway Avenue, Snohomish, WA

On Saturday afternoon in western Washington, a local television station tweeted that areas north of Tacoma were only expected to get a trace of snow overnight. That forecast received some quick adjustments by early evening as snow began to blanket Seattle, Lynnwood, Everett, Snohomish, Lake Stevens and nearby areas. Much of those northern locals received… Continue reading A snowy weekend in February

Small rockslide caught on tape (VIDEO)

Regular readers of this blog may already know that I enjoy shooting video and taking photographs of storms.  Such was the case early Sunday night when I just managed to catch a small rockslide on videotape. It happened on Catalina Highway outside of Tucson just under a tenth of a mile north of milepost 4.… Continue reading Small rockslide caught on tape (VIDEO)

Tucson lightning video

A thunderstorm rolled through parts of Tucson early Sunday evening, providing a reprieve from the recent soaring temperatures.  Of course, the community is thankful for every bit of rain received, too. As is common here, numerous lightning strikes were included with this storm.  I videotaped some of them while sitting inside my parked vehicle.  The… Continue reading Tucson lightning video