The snowy winter of 1995-96 in Yakima will not soon be forgotten. However, it was the subsequent flooding that occurred in the spring of 1996 that was the most memorable. Could it happen again this year?
House Science Committee Chair Lamar Smith spoke about the threats to the electric power grid and the need to prioritize improving our electric grid. US and Brazil talking about reopening trade. Dept of Ag looking at where they are getting the most accurate data.
Michele and I ribbed our boss Nik on the air today about living on Lake Aspen. It was fun to goof around but luckily his wife and he have one of the few homes that managed to escape a worse fate.
Nik grabbed some video surveying the damage left behind by the receding waters.
Flood waters that closed 40th ave and Frutivale in Yakima this morning still continues to cause trouble for road crews.
A DOT press release states that sand and sand bags have been placed to divert the water flow but the water still hasn't rescinded.