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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 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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November 6, 2014 at 6:07 AM

Downpour in the city and high winds on Washington coast, NW interior

UPDATE, 1:10 p.m. | High winds hit the Washington coast and northwest interior Thursday causing outages for more than 14,000 Puget Sound Energy customers alone. The National Weather Service reported gusts of 63 mph at Destruction Island, 41 at Hoquiam, 57 at Port Townsend, 54 at Bellingham and 52 at Whidbey Island. Meteorologist Johnny Burg says…


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July 27, 2014 at 8:44 AM

Sunday Memo: Man at party drowns in Snohomish River … Bertha repair hits snag … Marshawn Lynch poll

Young man missing, likely drowned in Snohomish River: The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office says the 21-year-old man was in a canoe that capsized after midnight as he and others were being ferried to a party on a sandbar in the river. The search for the man was to resume this morning. No one…


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September 29, 2013 at 2:43 PM

High winds, rain moving through Puget Sound

A day after record rains drenched Western Washington, the region was pelted by more precipitation along with gusty winds from a storm the National Weather Service said had the potential to be one of the strongest ever in September. The service issued a “high wind warning” for much of Western Washington from 5 p.m. Sunday to 4…


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September 5, 2013 at 8:10 AM

Rain is taking a break, but a soaking is due

  UPDATE: 12:15 p.m. | Enjoy the midday respite from rain. It’s not going to last. After a morning soaking that dropped more than a half-inch of rain in some Puget Sound spots in just a couple of hours, the rainfall is taking a break. It could resume in time for this afternoon’s commute, said Brent Bower of the…


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May 27, 2013 at 9:48 AM

Monday Memo: Bridge removal begins … Baby in freezer … Sounders, Storm trounced

  Broken bridge removal begins: The removal of the two cars that plunged into the  water along with pieces of the broken bridge has begun. State officials say a new bridge over the Skagit River north of Mount Vernon could open by mid-June. It’s a temporary bridge, but even so, that’s darn fast.  How many…


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November 20, 2012 at 7:06 AM

Tuesday Memo: Who gets the flu? … Less wet … Gold Bar gone?

Who’s most prone to get the flu in our state:  More than 8,700 Washington state workers were surveyed and janitors/cleaners and “secretaries” are most likely to exhibit flu-like symptoms, our news partner the Public Data Ferret is reporting. The scientific study comes from researchers at the Washington State Department…


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