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Winter Weather Advisory issued December 06 at 2:47AM PST until December 06 at 7:00AM PST by NWS

...HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OVER PORTIONS OF THE COLUMBIA BASIN THROUGH THIS MORNING WITH LIGHT TO MODERATE ACCUMULATIONS FOR WENATCHEE...MOSES LAKE AREAS...THE PALOUSE AND GARFIELD COUNTY. .A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL SPREAD SNOW ACROSS PARTS OF EASTERN WASHINGTON BEGINNING TONIGHT BEFORE TAPERING OFF TUESDAY MORNING.

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Hi30° Scattered Snow Showers then Mostly Sunny

Tonight

Lo16° Partly Cloudy

Wednesday

Hi25° Mostly Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo15° Mostly Cloudy then Chance Snow

Thursday

Hi23° Heavy Snow

Thursday Night

Lo23° Heavy Snow then Snow Likely

Friday

Hi32° Chance Snow

Friday Night

Lo27° Chance Snow

Saturday

Hi35° Slight Chance Snow

Saturday Night

Lo26° Slight Chance Snow

Climate change may be speeding giant tree growth

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Finally, some good news about the effects of climate change. It may have triggered a growth spurt in two of California’s iconic tree species: coast redwoods and giant sequoias.

Since the 1970s, some coast redwoods have grown at the fastest rate ever, according to scientists who studied corings from trees more than 1,000 years old.

“That’s a wonderful, happy surprise for us,” said Emily Burns, science director at the Save the Redwoods League, which is collaborating on a long-term study…

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