Here & Now Here & Now

Support the news

Snow Pounds Oregon And Just In Time As Drought Worries Grow04:13
Download

Play
Many runs at the Willamette Pass Resort remain closed this week because of the lack of snow. (David Nogueras/OPB)
Many runs at the Willamette Pass Resort remain closed this week because of the lack of snow. (David Nogueras/OPB)
This article is more than 6 years old.

Parts of Oregon are digging out of the biggest — and so far only — snowstorm of the year. Another six to 12 inches could fall today, and just in time.

Snow has been scarce throughout the Pacific Northwest this year, causing frustration for skiers and snowboarders, and worry for farmers and others who rely on a melting snow pack during summer months.

From the Here & Now Contributors Network, David Nogueras of Oregon Public Broadcasting reports.

Reporter

This segment aired on February 7, 2014.

Support the news

Support the news