Brad Rippey

Rippey: Wildfire Concerns Will Grow In The Northwest
Rippey: Wildfire Concerns Will Grow In The Northwest
Weather forecasts expect temperatures to climb into the upper 90s this week, with some locations expected to see highs well above the century mark.  And with those hot, dry conditions, the concern about wildfire risk grows. “Hopefully nothing like what we’ve experienced over the last couple of wildfire seasons, but never the less, sometimes when you have the cool wet springs, you get a lot of buil
High Pressure Over Plains Helping National Winter Wheat
High Pressure Over Plains Helping National Winter Wheat
Last week, we told you how a high pressure dome over the southern and central Plains contributed to the flooding at Yellowstone National Park.  That dome of high pressure is having another impact on the farming community. "It does help winter wheat with the dry down, with the maturation period and also for harvest activities," said USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey.  So...

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