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February 9, 2015 at 6:10 AM

Forecast: One more rainstorm to hit NW on Monday

The Associated Press SEATTLE — Forecasters say Monday’s rain is the last of a series of storms that have been pouring into the Northwest since the middle of last week. The National Weather Service says Tuesday and Wednesday should be mostly dry in Washington. A chance of light showers returns by the end of the week, but…

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February 6, 2015 at 5:58 AM

Record rainfall raises landslide danger in W. Washington

The Associated Press The National Weather Service says days of heavy rainfall have increased the threat of landslides in western Washington. Rains that began midweek are forecast to continue through the weekend, putting extra pressure on steep hillsides and unstable bluffs for days — even after rainfall ends. The Weather Service says a record 1.03 inches of rain…

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February 5, 2015 at 5:53 AM

Rain expected to stay for 5 days, snarls morning commute

  UPDATE, 9:30 a.m. | Traffic continues to be slow throughout the area with multiple accidents. A collision on I-405 northbound just north of Highway 167 is blocking multiple lanes and slowing traffic. An earlier stalled semi-truck on northbound Highway 167 near South 180th has cleared, but traffic remains backed up. ORIGINAL POST | The National Weather Service…

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February 4, 2015 at 6:06 AM

Forecast: Series of rain storms headed for Northwest

The Associated Press SEATTLE — The National Weather Service says a series of storms are headed for the Northwest that will bring waves of rain with short breaks through the weekend. The strongest storm arrives with winds Wednesday night and Thursday. Forecasters say there could be more than 2 inches of rain in the Cascades and an…

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February 3, 2015 at 6:16 AM

Forecast: Heavy rains, mild temps across Washington

It’s February in the Northwest and we can expect heavy rains throughout the week, according to the National Weather Service forecast. Temperatures will reach the low 50s Tuesday in the Seattle area with an increasing chance of rain. Highs for the rest of the week are expected to be in the mid-50s. Forecasters expect heavy rain…

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January 16, 2015 at 6:32 AM

Forecast: Morning showers, but warm; snow in the mountains

It’s almost  balmy out there for a January Seattle day, with an expected high in the low 50s, according to the National Weather Service forecast. Expect showers in the morning, shifting into a mostly cloudy day with lows near 38 Friday night. We should be getting plenty of rain on Saturday and into Sunday morning,…

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January 15, 2015 at 6:13 AM

Forecast: Rain in Puget Sound, snow in the Cascades

The Associated Press Forecasters say a storm blowing into Washington Thursday night and Friday will bring rain to western Washington and snow to the mountains. It also will bring snow or freezing rain to parts of eastern Washington that will persist through the weekend. The National Weather Service forecasts about an inch of rain by Friday in…

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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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