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File photo of a wildfire. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Winds Fan Wildfire That Damages Three Washington Homes

High winds and warm temperatures are challenging Northwest firefighters, especially in the typically windy Columbia River Gorge where a windblown wildfire on the Washington side damaged three homes and smoke from a fire on the Oregon side temporarily restricted traffic on Interstate 84.

CBS Seattle–09/11/2014

TWISP, WASHINGTON - JULY 20: A firefighting helicopter returns to base on July 20, 2014 while fighting the Carlton Complex fires near Twisp, Washington. Several fires throughout the state have destroyed hundreds of homes, forced evacuations and continue to threaten more local communities. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Massive Carlton Complex Of Fires Now Half Contained

The massive wildfire that has destroyed about 150 homes in north-central Washington is now more than half contained, officials said Wednesday night

CBS Seattle–07/24/2014

Randy Loucks, right, of Brewster, Wash., and Rich Pitkethly of Brewster dig through the remains of a home belonging to Loucks mother-in-law following a wildfire on July 20, 2014 in Pateros, Wash. (credit: Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Obama: Largest Wildfire In Washington State’s History Can Be Attributed To Climate Change

Wetter, cooler weather has helped firefighters make progress in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state’s history under control.

07/23/2014

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Northwest Heat Wave Forecast Through Weekend

The Weather Service says a Northwest heat wave will last into the middle of next week

CBS Seattle–07/11/2014

(photo by: Stephen Brashear
Getty Images)

Heat Wave Expected In Washington

Temperatures this weekend expected in the 80s to lower 90s in Western Washington and 90s to triple digits in Eastern Washington.

CBS Seattle–07/09/2014

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Human Read Weather Reports To Be Replaced By Computers

Two outpost offices of the National Weather Service in Alaska are finally ending what has been a bygone practice for most of the nation for almost two decades — using real human voices in radio forecast broadcasts.

CBS Seattle–06/13/2014

(Photo credit: DANIEL MIHAILESCU/AFP/Getty Images)

Record Wet Spring For Seattle; 19 Inches Of Rain

The National Weather Service says for the three-month period beginning in February, 19.21 inches of rain has fallen at Sea-Tac Airport, as of mid-day Thursday.

CBS Seattle–04/24/2014

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Spring Weather On The Way In Seattle

Warmer and mostly drier spring weather is forecast this week in Washington.

CBS Seattle–04/07/2014

(Photo by Robert Sumner/Getty Images)

The Sogginess Will Last All Week

Washington residents can expect the rainy weather to continue into next week, after a possible sunbreak Friday.

CBS Seattle–03/06/2014

(Photo by Robert Sumner/Getty Images)

Rain Making Extended Stay In Puget Sound Region

The National Weather Service says a series of Pacific storms will bring rain to Washington through Thursday.

CBS Seattle–03/05/2014

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