Winter outlook: Bring on the rain and snow?

NOAA released its fresh winter outlook for the nation on Thursday and it contains some great news around here for those who love cool, rainy -- or perhaps even snowy? -- winters.

'Dog Days of Summer' to end just as new heat wave blasts Northwest

The so-called "Dog Days of Summer" officially end on Wednesday if you go by the original definition, but someone might want to see if there's room to grant an extension in 2021 as another stretch of very hot weather looms for the Pacific Northwest this week.