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January 21, 2021
So far, 2021 has done a fine job of proving itself.
From national headlines to local weather, it has been textbook crazy. On January 13, an atmospheric river flooded over the Pacific Northwest, pelting residents with extreme winds and heavy rains. The weather triggered landslides that eventually closed I-84.
Data provided by the U.S Weather Service (USWS) Pendleton showed gusts peaking at 70 mph in Walla Walla. Data specific to Waitsburg was unavailable, as there is not a USWS in the area.
Some residents, like Lori Sharp Davis, shared some wind damage photos. Davis, who lives on HWY 124,...