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January 26, 2015 at 6:48 AM

Man in fog struck and killed on Highway 241 near Sunnyside

The Associated Press SUNNYSIDE — The Washington State Patrol says the fog before dawn Sunday was a factor in the death of a man who was walking in the middle of Highway 241 near Sunnyside. The driver didn’t see 67-year-old Juan Gutierrez who was fatally injured. State Trooper Erik Magnussen tells KNDO.  The patrol is asking drivers to…

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January 14, 2015 at 5:53 AM

Forecast: Rain should clear away the fog in Washington

The Associated Press Forecasters say the pattern of morning fog and sunny afternoons will likely end Wednesday as rain moves into Washington on Thursday. Highs should be around 50. The National Weather Service expects 1 to 3 inches of rain in the Olympics and Cascades by Friday. The snow level will range between 4,500 and 6,000 feet,…

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January 7, 2015 at 5:52 AM

4 flights diverted from Sea-Tac Airport due to fog

The Associated Press and staff reports Four flights were diverted from Sea-Tac Airport Tuesday night due to fog. Airport spokesman Perry Cooper told KCPQ  it was an airline decision and other flights landed normally. Dense fog is expected to stay in the area through about 10 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service…

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October 10, 2014 at 6:18 AM

DOT: Another foggy morning, so slow down

Update at 6:37 a.m.: DOT reports an accident on northbound Interstate 405 near the Coal Creek Parkway has caused a six-mile backup. The accident has been cleared to the shoulder, but the backup will remain for some time, DOT says. Original post: Getting ready to hit the road? A little patience — and a good pair of…

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January 26, 2014 at 9:43 AM

Sunday Memo: Seahawks on their way … Man’s hand blown off … Macklemore and the Grammys

Seahawks sendoff: Fans say goodbye to the Hawks this morning team buses pass by on the way to the airport for the flight to the Super Bowl. Fans were invited to line the 1.1-mile route on South 188th Street starting at 46th Avenue South toward 28th Avenue South in the city of SeaTac as…

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January 26, 2014 at 8:52 AM

Report: Fatigue, fog factored in fatal boat crash

LA PUSH (AP) — A new report from Canadian officials says fog, fatigue and an “unfamiliarity with safety issues” factored into a pre-dawn collision between two fishing vessels that left a Port Angeles man dead. The Peninsula Daily News reports that the Transportation Safety Board of Canada released its findings last week into the September 2012…

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January 21, 2014 at 5:55 AM

Tuesday Memo: That Sherman rant … Bus service ending? … Gunman shot

We will be hearing about Richard Sherman’s rant for a long time to come: • Larry Stone: Sherman delivers referendum on sportsmanshipPoll: What do you think of Mr. Sherman’s rant? There goes the bus: Seattle Schools, looking to save some money, could end yellow bus service for 1,000 students. A new national study…

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January 1, 2014 at 9:28 AM

Wednesday Memo: Seawall costs rise … Pot predictions … Minimum wage rises

Happy New Year! Weather: National Weather Service forecast Seawall price going up:  Seattle transportation officials say the estimated costs associated with replacing the seawall project have grown from $300 million to about $330 million over the past year. The rising costs were known to some officials last summer, but are only now being…

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October 24, 2013 at 12:58 PM

Ferry passengers told to ‘brace for impact’ as fleet navigates fog

A Washington State Ferries captain used a loudspeaker this morning to tell his passengers on the Clinton-Mukilteo run to “brace for impact” when an object popped up on the radar of his ferry, the Cathlamet. It was foggy, of course, when the ferry left the Clinton dock at the south end of Whidbey Island about 9:30…

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October 24, 2013 at 11:02 AM

Readers share fog photos

A bit of moisture in the air never hurt anybody, right, Seattle? Still, the recent fog has been fun. Seattleites on social media have dubbed the weather phenomenon, “Fogtober” or “Fogmageddon” (Do we really need another -mageddon)? The fog has also been photogenic — check out this gallery of pictures from our staff photographers. You will…

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