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US Senators Propose Bill to Improve Volcano Monitoring
JUNEAU (AP) — U.S. senators in Alaska, Washington and Hawaii have proposed legislation intended to improve volcano monitoring efforts and early warning capabilities.
The measure would put the Alaska, Cascades and Hawaiian volcano observatories into a connected system and create a 24-hour Volcan…
Storm Brings Snowfall to Cascade Range
MOUNT HOOD (AP) — Up to 4 inches of snow had fallen on Oregon's Cascades by Wednesday morning.
The Oregonian reported that the National Weather Service said higher elevations had picked up even more with Mt. Hood Meadows reporting 9 inches of powder overnight...
Snowpack Declining; EPA's Air Quality Standards Restrictions
Due to warmer temperatures last month, snowpack in the Cascades and Sierra Nevada have further declined. USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service Hydrologist Cara McCarthy says nearly one-third of SNOTEL sites in the Cascades and Sierra Nevada are reporting the lowest snowpack e…