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Lightning Strikes State Between 400 And 500 Times In One Night

Hundreds of lightning strikes hit Washington overnight as thunderstorms rolled across the state and authorities are watching for smoke Wednesday to see if they sparked wildfires.

07/17/2013

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Weather Service Confirms Tornado In Oregon

It was indeed a tornado that damaged several buildings Thursday in the community of McMinnville, southwest of Portland, the National Weather Service has confirmed. Nobody was hurt, but three commercial buildings, all of them used for storage, were damaged.

CBS Seattle–06/14/2013

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Freak Snow Cancels School In Southern Washington Town

A freak snowstorm in May gave students a surprise day off on Wednesday in the Cascades town of Bickleton.

CBS Seattle–05/22/2013

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Washington Welcomes Spring With Snow

The calendar may say spring but snow is still in the forecast for parts of Washington.

CBS Seattle–03/21/2013

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Winter Storm To Blow Into Washington Friday

Forecasters say a strong winter storm will blow into Washington Friday with high winds and rain in Western Washington, heavy mountain snow, and mixed snow and rain in Eastern Washington.

CBS Seattle–02/21/2013

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Rain, Wind, Mountain Snow In Washington Forecast

A Pacific storm is blowing into Washington Wednesday with gusty winds and rain in Western Washington and snow in the mountains.

CBS Seattle–02/06/2013

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Freezing Weather On The Way

Some of the coldest temperatures of the winter so far are forecast in the next few days around the state.

CBS Seattle–01/11/2013

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Cold Weather Bringing Snow To The Mountains

Forecasters say cooler temperatures will follow Tuesday’s rain and blustery weather across Washington.

CBS Seattle–12/04/2012

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Wet Ride Into The Weekend

After drying out for a few of days, Washington is in for more rain.

CBS Seattle–11/28/2012

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Seattle Braces For Damp ‘Turkey Day’

Forecasters expect a series of strong storms will bring wet and windy weather to Washington through Thanksgiving Day with heavy mountain snow and a chance of flooding on some rivers.

CBS Seattle–11/16/2012

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