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November 20, 2014 at 6:54 AM

Snow, ice cause accidents across Eastern Washington

UPDATE, 1:50 p.m. | Winter storms made roads slick across Eastern Washington Thursday, triggering crashes that left one person dead. In Spokane, the first snow of the season caused at least 41 collisions. A fatal crash involving a semi-truck and two passenger vehicles occurred around 8:40 a.m. on State Route 2 near Deep Creek. The collision…


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December 18, 2012 at 5:45 AM

Snow falls in east and south King County and other points south

UPDATE: 7:35 a.m. | Parts of Western Washington are seeing their first snowflakes of the season, including communities east, south and north of Seattle. While the snowfall amounted to little more than a dusting in most areas, some outlying spots had significant snow on the ground this morning. In Pierce County, Bonney Lake had   2 ½ inches…


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December 17, 2012 at 5:48 AM

High winds, power outages, mountain snow hit the area

The Associated Press The strongest storm of the season so far in Washington has brought high winds, heavy mountain snow and power outages in south King and Thurston counties. Wind gusts early this morning hit 60 mph on the coast and 55 mph in the south Puget Sound area, said meteorologist Ted Buehner in Seattle. Winds of 35…


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May 4, 2012 at 11:33 AM

State Transportation Department crews working to open Cascade mountain passes

The Associated Press Washington Transportation Department crews are hard at work trying to re-open the Cascade mountain passes that are closed by winter snow and avalanche danger. Like last year, this was another winter of above-average snow in the Cascades The department says crews hope to reopen the Cayuse Pass on Tuesday, the North Cascades Highway on May…


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March 14, 2012 at 6:06 AM

Winter storm warning for Cascades; passes could get 1-2 feet of snow

The Associated Press Forecasters have issued a winter storm warning for the Cascades for today and tomorrow that could bring a lot of snow to the mountains. Snoqualmie and Stevens passes could see 1 to 2 feet of fresh snow by Thursday evening, according to the National Weather Service. Accumulations of 2 to 3 feet are expected above 4,500…


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