Archive for December, 2018


How To Prepare For Flooding Before A Storm (Plus Flood Maps)

Check Your Local Washington Weather Report Washington Weather on KING5 Washington Weather on KOMO Washington Weather on KIRO Read Cliff Mass – professor of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Washington Prepare for Flooding – Determine If You Are In A Likely Flood Zone Is Your Washington State Property Located In A Flood Hazard? Check […]

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Mt. Rainier Ranger Guided Snowshoe Walks

Rainier says, “Hey! Take A (Snowshoe) Hike!” Mt. Rainier Offering Ranger-Guided Snowshoe Walks: Join a National Park Service park ranger to learn the art of snowshoeing and discover how plants, animals, and people adapt to the challenging winter conditions at Mount Rainier. Ranger-Guided Snowshoeing Walks – When: First-come, first-served guided snowshoe walks at Paradise begin Saturday, December 22, […]

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10 Things You Didn’t Know about Zion National Park

10 Things You Didn’t Know about Zion National Park   Zion (Before It Was A National Park) Has Been Around For Humans For Thousands Of Years: People have called the canyons and plateaus of Zion National Park home for over 10,000 years. The remnants of their time here exist throughout the park. From humble granaries […]

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Mount Rainier Aerial View

Mount Rainier Photo: King-5 TV reports, “Passengers aboard Alaska Airlines flight 401 were treated to a special view of Mount Rainer Tuesday while their pilot waited to land the plane at Sea-Tac Airport. Passengers aboard Alaska Airlines flight 401 were treated to a special view Tuesday while their pilot waited to land the plane at […]

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Latest Kilauea Eruption: Born 1983 – Died 2018?

This August 11, 2018, aerial view of Kīlauea Volcano’s south caldera shows how the summit was changed by the collapse events that occurred between the end of May and August 2. The bright white line circles the outline of Halema‘uma‘u as it was before the onset of the 2018 collapses. Kilauea’s Latest Eruption Began In […]

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Mauna Kea – NASA View

When you are on the Big Island, you can frequently see Mauna Kea from the land, but this is how the mountain looks from space… Photo Credit: NASA – This astronaut photograph was acquired on November 1, 2015. Location: Island of Hawai‘i Latitude: 19.82° N Longitude: 155.47° W Elevation: 4,207 (m) 13,803 (f) Volcano type: Shield Composition: Basalt Most recent eruption: Between […]

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