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What a Winter! WA Saw More Snow Than CO or UT!

Skiers love Utah and Colorado for the dry powder, and Washington's snow was very wet this year -- but there was a lot of it.

Washington had 456 total inches
Colorado had 242 total inches
Utah had 375 total inches

One of the slopes of Mt...

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NO Columbia River Boating Until You Read This

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in a statement from their office in Portland, Oregon, is advising recreational boaters and commercial mariners that recent high water levels may be concealing some pile dikes on the Columbia River...

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Yakima River Flooding, modern times (Benton County Emergency Services)
Yakima River Flooding, modern times (Benton County Emergency Services)
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1948 Yakima, Columbia River Flood Did $50 Million in Damages

The history of the Yakima River flooding spans many decades, but the 1948 flood that included the Columbia River was one of the biggest. This picture is from 6-7 years ago, from Benton County Emergency Services.

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Stormy Weather Continues To Batter Britain
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Rapid Snow Melt and Rain Cause Flood Advisories in the Basin

I spent the weekend in Suncadia located near Roslin Washington and was amazed how quickly the snow was melting over the weekend...the West Valley in Yakima already had flooding over the weekend and guess what the massive snow melt is headed this way!

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Atlantic Storms Bring Consecutive Days Of Torrential Rain To Scotland
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Yet Another Winter Storm Watch for the Northwest

According to the National Weather Service, a front out of Alaska is moving south and will hit Washington tonight and tomorrow. Snow is expected in the mountain ranges including Snoqualamie Pass...

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Scientific Proof Confirms Our Winter Was Just the Worst

Climatologists noticed some areas of the country were having a "worse-than-usual" winter and created a rating system to measure it. According to their research, Walla Walla and Pendleton, OR had one of the worst winters in the nation...

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Seattle Mayor's beverage tax would include sports drinks (Getty Images)
Seattle Mayor's beverage tax would include sports drinks (Getty Images)
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Seattle Mayor Wants Big ‘Sugary’ Beverage Tax

KIRO-7 TV in Seattle is reporting Seattle Mayor Ed Murray wants to institute a tax on 'sugary drinks' that could raise the price of popular beverages $.2 cents per ounce. Where would the money go?

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Larsen C Ice Shelf - Courtesy of NASA
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‘Iceberg, Right Ahead!’ as Huge Ice Shelf Breaks Off Antarctica

A rapidly-growing crack in Antarctica's fourth-largest ice shelf has scientists concerned it is getting close to a full break.

The rift has accelerated this year in an area already vulnerable to warming temperatures...

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Guy Can’t Get to His Car Because of Freezing Rain!

A lot of us in the Tri-Cities and surrounding area experienced this today!! Hilarious!

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Morning Commute In New York Hampered After Major Snowstorm
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Icy Roads Cause School and Work Delays This Morning

Here's the latest for Wednesday February 15th, 2017...Roads are slick DRIVE SAFE!

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Wild Wyoming Wind Flops Semi Onto Trooper’s Car [VIDEO]

It gets windy it Tri-Cities. Some people's "breezy" is others "windy". I'd say 35mph is where breezy crosses into windy.

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Mayor De Blasio Announces Sweeping Environmental Sustainability Plan For New York City
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NO Richland Garbage Collection TODAY February 9th

It's nasty slick out there. Here's what you need to know about trash removal today in Richland.

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