NWS: Tri-Cities has very little flood potential from melting snow

The National Weather Service says there is "very little to no flood potential" for the Tri-Cities depsite all the melting snow.During the months of February and March, the Tri-Cities got the most snow in over a century. However, NWS employee…

NASA launches advanced weather satellite for western US

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA has launched another of the world's most advanced weather satellites, this time to safeguard the western U.S.An Atlas V (five) rocket blasted off Thursday from Cape Canaveral, Florida, carrying the GOES-S satellite for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. It's the second satellite in an $11 billion effort that's already revolutionizing forecasting with fast, crisp images of hurricanes, wildfires and other natural calamities.