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November 19, 2012 at 12:34 PM

UPDATED: Record rain swamps Puget Sound area

UPDATED: 3 p.m. | Record rains caused havoc around Western Washington Monday morning, swamping roadways, triggering landslides and fouling commuters’ schedules – and more rain is expected through the week. More landslides are possible through the day, as rains continued to hit saturated slopes. Motorists should be prepared for “a gnarly commute” Monday afternoon, according to…


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October 31, 2012 at 8:00 AM

Rain record set; Halloween tricksters will get wet

Hey, kids:  You may want to work up Halloween costumes that include boots and a parka. Not only did the Seattle area set a rain record on Tuesday, but we’re going to get wetter as the day goes on. “We could get about another third of an inch of rain by about 8 p.m.,” said Andy…


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October 31, 2012 at 7:12 AM

Wednesday Memo: Rain record … Child dies in crash … Ramtha cash

Did we mention it’s raining? So much so that we set a record for the date yesterday with a whopping 1.36 inches of precipitation, besting the old record of .87 inches set in 1997, says Art Gable at the National Weather Service office in Seattle.  So you know what that means. When you go…


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