Mother Nature's presence felt in Mason County
January 5, 2023
The past two weeks in Mason County has seen several extreme weather events.
On Dec. 23, the county had to deal with freezing rain and cold, making roads slick and taking out power for several Mason PUD customers. On Dec. 27, the county had a low pressure system that included high winds coinciding with a king tide, causing flooding and damage throughout Mason County.
Mason County commissioners hosted an emergency meeting on Dec. 27 and approved a resolution for a countywide state of emergency and the use of county resources to assist the community, activate emergency resources and approval...