PMEL in the News
Climate change's impact on Washington weather
Melting ice sheets, strengthening hurricanes, sinking islands, and deadly heat waves. These are just a few of the effects that are at the forefront of climate-related issues. Nick Bond is quoted.
Long-range summer forecast for Washington: Warmer and drier than usual
The recent spell of dry weather this month is one for the record books because the National Weather Service says the weather station at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is experiencing its second driest April ever through April 20. Nick Bond is quoted.
Looking ahead to Washington's summer: Hotter and drier than normal, with a wildfire threat
Amid warmer temps and sunnier skies, Washingtonians are looking away from the current pandemic and toward potential complications from wildfires in the summer months ahead. Nick Bond is quoted.
How will the current snowpack situation affect Washington this summer?
It is around this time of year that the word “snowpack” begins to circulate among Washingtonians. While the first thing that comes to mind regarding snowpack might be winter recreational activities including skiing and snowboarding, it also determines many other things, including water resources and wildfires. Nick Bond is quoted.
Rising Tides, Troubled Waters: The Future of Our Ocean
The blob went unnoticed at first. In the summer of 2013, a high-pressure ridge settled over a Texas-size area in the northern Pacific, pushing the sky down over the ocean like an invisible lid. Nick Bond is quoted.