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July 22, 2014 at 6:46 AM

Tuesday Memo: Mudslide report … Obama and traffic … Cool and wet

Oso mudslide report to be released today: Geologists and other scientists are expected to release a report on the conditions and causes of the massive slide that killed 43 people.

The I-90 traffic debacle predicted for yesterday morning was a bust, but today’s another day and, oh, President Obama will be in town late this afternoon. Be prepared.

The largest of the wildfires, the Carlton Complex fire, is 16 percent contained as of this morning, but it’s going to be a long time before we get a handle on this monster, the biggest by acreage in the state’s history.

A whole lot of rain? The Weather Service says we could get thunderstorms tonight and tomorrow  in Western Washington. We’re talking about an 80 percent chance of precipitation. And the high temperature is expected to be just 68. Burrr … National Weather Service forecast

The Mariners continue to show they got gameDustin Ackley soars in Mariners 5-2 victory over Mets

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Nick Provenza: 206-464-2142 or nprovenza@seattletimes.com


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