Today's Forecast

Doppler 15 Fury Forecast

Fog and drizzle stick around for Monday plus the arrival of cooler air.

By Greg Shoup
Washington State Patrol Trooper Wes Cook sets up flares Wednesday morning, Jan. 18, 2017, to close Harvey Shaw Road just north of Walla Walla, Wash. Freezing rain, ice and fallen trees forced the closure of highways and roads in Oregon and Washington on Wednesday. (Lehman Photo/Walla Walla Union-Bulletin via AP)

Ice storm paralyzes parts of Oregon, Washington state

As temperatures hovered around freezing, Interstate 84 was shut down for a 45-mile stretch in Oregon and transportation officials had no immediate plans to reopen the highway connecting Oregon and Idaho.

A pedestrian shields herself from freezing rain in downtown Bartlesville, Okla., Friday,  Jan. 13, 2017. An ice storm is expected to hit the area today.   A winter storm that pounded northern California is descending upon the southern Plains, packing crippling ice accumulations and heavy rain that could cause widespread power outages and flooding.  (Mike Simons/Tulsa World via AP)

Freezing rain causes accidents, closures in southern Plains

A thick glaze of ice covered roads from Oklahoma to southern Illinois on Friday amid a winter storm that caused numerous wrecks, forced school cancellations, grounded flights and prompted dire warnings for people to stay home.

A man stops to take a picture of the Russian River as it floods Johnson's Beach Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, in Guerneville, Calif. The latest in an onslaught of winter storms comes with blizzard warnings for the Sierra Nevada and a new round of flooding for Northern California river towns where thousands of people remained under evacuation advisory Tuesday. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Flooded California residents rescued, Portland hit with snow

Rescue workers using boats Wednesday evacuated at least 30 Northern California farmland residents trapped in flooded homes and normally rainy Portland, Oregon was slammed with a rare foot of snow as a powerful storm system battered five western U.S. states.

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Comet to zoom by Earth on New Year’s Eve

If the clouds hold off enough, Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdušáková should be a good sight with the help of some binoculars or even better, a telescope.