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Is There An “Inslee” Effect On Weather? Cold Temps ‘Follow’ Gov. Around Region?

Many experts and political analysts have poked fun at what is called the "Gore" Effect, where cold weather seems to follow the self-appointed global warming expert.

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Is Your House and Vehicle Prepared for the Extreme Cold?

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Chill Warning for southeast Washington and northeast Oregon from 7 p.m. tonight until 10 a.m. Sunday.  Expect cloudy skies and gusty winds late this afternoon and overnight. The low will be around 5 degrees with wind chill factor of -12 to -25 degrees. This is a short list of ideas to keep you warm in your house and your vehicles running safely.

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Could we see our first snow of the season?
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Possible Rain-Snow Mix Coming Monday Night, Sub-Zero Wind Chill Tuesday Eve

According to the National Weather Service, we are supposed to be getting a Frosty from Canada.

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Watch Crazy Videos of Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) in the Philippines — This Is Scary!

The hurricane in the Philippines is all I can think about. Winds are blowing at between 100-190 miles per hour with wind gusts in some places up to 235 miles per hour! Watch the videos:

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Cold, plus wind equals wind chill
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So, Just How Cold Is It Going to Get Tonight, Tuesday Night In Tri-Cities? Wind Chill Explained

So, we hear so much about wind chill.   Our forecast is calling for breezy conditions Monday and Tuesday night, with lows near 25.   So what is the wind chill?

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What does Mother Nature have against canopies and umbrellas?
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Don’t We All Just LOVE the Wind in Mid-Columbia? Not Really! (PICTURE)

I bet you've had something like this happen in your yard when Mother Nature gets all puffed up!

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Another View of Biggest Storm of the Year – So Far – In Tri-Cities [PHOTO]

We asked our Facebook friends to share some of their pictures of the big storm from Thursday.

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Thunderstorm Alert for Tri-Cities

Hey, just got wind of a pretty hefty thunderstorm that's gonna hit the Tri-Cities tonight. High winds, with a 90% chance of rain. Hail is also a possibility. Bring Fido in for this one, and be safe if you're driving!

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Massive Sinkhole Swallows a Whole Mess of Trees in a Couple of Seconds

Nothing will make you appreciate the power of nature quite like watching a dozen cypress trees being sucked underwater in the blink of an eye by a sinkhole.

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Central Oregon wildfire leads to evacuations
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Central Oregon Wildfire Grows to 12,000 Acres — Hundreds Evacuated

A wildfire near Madras, Oregon, has jumped its boundaries so residents are now facing mandatory evacuations.

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