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Seattle Crews Cleaning Up, Restoring Power After Winds

Crews worked Sunday to restore power after powerful winds knocked out electricity to nearly 500,000 customers in the Seattle area.


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Storm Brings Rare Tornado To Pacific Northwest

A rare tornado damaged industrial buildings south of Seattle as an early winter storm dumped record amounts of rain and knocked out power for thousands in the Pacific Northwest.

CBS Seattle–09/30/2013

Almost 40-percent of Pepco customers in Montgomery County, just north of the District of Columbia, are still without electricity and the power company does not expect to have full service restored until Friday.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

East Coast Storm Latest: 24+ Dead, 1.3 Million Without Power

WASHINGTON (AP) — Utility crews struggled to catch up with a backlog of millions of people without electricity for a fourth hot day Tuesday as frustration grew and authorities feared the toll of 24 storm […]

CBS Seattle–07/02/2012

File photo of wind damage. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Gusty Winds Knock Out Power In Snohomish County

Gusty winds knocked out power to as many as 9,000 households in northwest Washington’s Snohomish County and Camano Island.