Preparing for the Unpredictable: Megaquake, Tsunami May Forever Alter the Pacific Northwest

Originally posted on TheSurvivalPlaceBlog:
In 2011, an earthquake generated a devastating tsunami that was observed across the Pacific and caused tremendous local devastation in Japan. (Photo/Shunichi Koshimura) By Michael Kuhne – AccuWeather Stretching more than 600 miles (965 km) along the coastline from Vancouver Island down to California’s Cape Mendocino lies a sleeping, tectonic giant capable…

Late-Week Rain, Mountain Snow to Ramp up Across Northwestern US

By Renee Duff – AccuWeather The northwestern United States will contend with rain and mountain snow as a potent storm pushes ashore late in the week. “A robust system will slide into the northwestern United States on Thursday, spreading valley rain and mountain snow across the region,” AccuWeather Meteorologist Brandon Zapolski said. When compared with the…

Summerlike Warmth to Break Records Across Northwestern US

By Renee Duff – AccuWeather Temperatures more typical of summer will dominate the Northwest, challenging records through late week. “Temperatures will surge well above normal as a large area of high pressure builds over the West,” AccuWeather Meteorologist Ryan Adamson said. At the peak of the warmth, daytime highs will reach 15 to 25 degrees Fahrenheit…