|Snohomish Slew (The Herald)|
Reader Carol Gallant photographed humpback whales in Dabob Bay last Friday - a rare event in our most recent history. Take a peek at Let There Be Whales
Spring is coming, but there are still cold days ahead of us. That's what the bullfrog Snohomish Slew predicted at the annual GroundFrog Day in downtown Snohomish on Saturday. Frognostication
An advisory committee has started a nine-month rule-making process to strengthen oil spill response requirements for all vessels in Puget Sound and the Columbia River. Tougher rules for oil spill prevention - hearings underway
The last 700 feet of the Nisqually Estuary Boardwalk Trail —including the Puget Sound Viewing Platform — is now reopened to public after being closed since October 22 for waterfowl hunting. Final portion of Nisqually refuge boardwalk reopens
Bill Fulton has sparked a discussion that's led to the Snohomish City Council forming an advisory committee that will work on a master plan to create a nature area in the wetlands by the wastewater treatment plant. Snohomish wetland could become a major attraction for bird watchers
Now, your tug weather--
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA- 232 AM PST TUE JAN 31 2012
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING
SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.
S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 19 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 11 FT AT 19 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
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