What’s a bomb cyclone?

What’s a bomb cyclone?

We’ve been having one heck of a bout of wintry weather here on the coast so far in 2020, but this week’s swirling storm off the Pacific was ominously called a “bomb cyclone.” Holy Orwell, what’s that? We’ll talk about what that meteorological term means.

Rescued shipboard sheep get a good home

Rescued shipboard sheep get a good home

After so much sad news lately in our coastal communities, let’s hear a happier story: today’s Ship Report is about the numerous survivors of the sinking of a livestock carrier. The animals were some 180 sheep originally bound for slaughter, But the unlikely flock was rescued by an animal rights organization that will make sure they live happily ever after on a farm, instead of becoming someone’s dinner.

Danger on the coast

King Tides this weekend

Annual King Tides are happening this weekend on the Oregon and Washington coasts, which mean higher than normal tides, along with big storm waves and storm surge. It looks to be a dangerous weekend on the beach. Heed warnings and stay out of the surf!