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Precautions To Take For Severe Weather

There are severe wind and thunderstorms racing through Central Washington this afternoon with reported winds up to 60 mph.  The National Weather Service has issued an EAS for the next hour.

Here are some precautions that you should take if it is windy in your area

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Flash Food Warning In Effect This Afternoon

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for central Yakima County, in effect until 3:30 this afternoon.

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Tornado Damages Several Buildings in McMinniville, Oregon

 

McMINNVILLE, Ore. (AP) — The National Weather Service says it was indeed a tornado that damaged several buildings Thursday in the community of McMinnville, Ore.

Weather Service meteorologist Treena Hartley said late Thursday night that the tornado's estimated top winds in the damaged area ranged from 86 to 90 miles per hour.

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Northwest Storm Hits With Record Winds and More Snow in The Cascades

SEATTLE (AP) — Forecasters say a cold front that moved into the Northwest overnight will bring more winds, rain and mountain snow Monday to Western Washington and a mix of rain and snow in Eastern Washington

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Prepare For a Wet And Wild Thanksgiving Weekend

SEATTLE (AP) — Forecasters say the wet and windy weather with mountain snow will continue this week in Washington, but there may be a lull on Thanksgiving Day.

The National Weather Service says a series of Pacific storms are aiming to hit the Northwest every day or two

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Expect Heavy Rains to Hit The Cascades Tonight

Heavy rain is expected to pound the east slopes of the Cascades through this evening. The National Weather Service says it could be up to three inches. Individuals living in these areas should be aware of the increase in water levels

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A “Pineapple Express” Could Hit The Northwest Like a Firehose

SEATTLE (AP) — Forecasters who thought Washington was in for a warmer, drier El Nino winter say the outlook has shifted to a more neutral pattern.

But neutral doesn't mean uneventful. National Weather Service warning coordination meteorologist Ted Buehner says there's a "good shot" of a "pineapple express

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Smokey Haze Forces Cancellation of 51st Annual Sunfair Parade

Haze from the nearby wildfires blankets the valley and that hazed forced the cancellation of the 51st annual Sunfair Parade. Parade organizers say it just wasn't smart to hold the parade in such conditions

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Wildfire Smoke Decreases Air Quality in The Northwest

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Wildfires are hurting air quality in much of Washington, as forecasters issued a stagnant weather advisory to last at least through Wednesday afternoon.

The National Weather Service says smoke from the blazes has drifted west over the Cascade Range but has not yet settled close to the ground

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Strong Winds Knocks Out Power To Hundred In Yakima

Gusty winds knocked out power for hundreds of Yakima residents on Tuesday a result of a powerful windstorm that's expected to hit the valley again today with gusts of more than 60 to 70 miles an hour

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