Snow melting with sunshine returning Wednesday -Kristin

Happy Wednesday! The snow and winter weather is coming to an end this morning with sunshine returning. Parts of the Yakima Valley had reports of 3 to 5 inches of snow. It's certainly nice to see the sunshine back today…

7.5 magnitude quake off Alaska prompts tsunami warning

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A reported 7.5 magnitude earthquake off the Alaska Peninsula on Monday prompted tsunami warnings for a vast swath of communities, leading some schools to evacuate and send students to higher ground. Raynelle Gardner, a secretary at…

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.