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‘Polar Vortex’ To Blast Frigid Air Over Much Of U.S.

Winter is normally cold, but tundra-like temperatures are soon poised to deliver a rare and potentially dangerous sledgehammer blow to much of the Midwest, driving temperatures so far below zero that records will shatter.

01/03/2014

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Record Rainfall Fell Thursday in WA

The National Weather Service reports .73 of an inch at Sea-Tac Airport broke the record of .59 set in 1948.

05/04/2012

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Cold, Rain, but Not as Much Snow in WA Forecast

Forecasters say the latest cold front moving through Washington will bring rain showers but not too much snow, except in the mountains. And Seattle temps may be warming up!

03/05/2012