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January 2, 2015 at 3:56 PM

Snohomish, Pierce counties’ burn bans downgraded to Stage 1

The burn bans in Snohomish and Pierce counties have returned to a Stage 1 ban after being upgraded Thursday amid concern about rising pollution levels. Snohomish, Pierce and King counties are now all under a Stage 1 ban, effective until further notice, according to the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency. The burn ban in Darrington has also…

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November 18, 2014 at 9:43 AM

Rain, warmer low temps
should return midweek

Cold and clear skies will stick with the Seattle area through Tuesday, but the rain should be returning midweek, according to the National Weather Service forecast. The high temperatures, expected to be in the mid-50s, should stay about the same, said Jay Neher, an NWS meteorologist. But with the return of cloud cover, the lows…

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November 17, 2014 at 2:05 PM

Pierce, Snohomish counties under Stage 2 burn bans

Due to stagnant weather conditions and rising air pollution, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency has issued a Stage 2 burn ban for Pierce County. The Stage 2 burn ban for Snohomish county remains in effect. Clear skies, cool temperatures and calm winds are forecast to persist in Pierce and Snohomish County and the bans will remain…

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