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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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pasco funnel cloud
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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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Tristan Schmurr, Flickr
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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!

Louisiana Trees Sinkhole
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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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High fire danger issued for Lincoln County
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High Fire Danger Warning Issued for Lincoln County + Other Areas North of Tri-Cities

The Washington State Department of Natural Resources has issued high fire danger warnings due to hot dry weather.

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Tornado touches down near Portland Thursday
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Rare Tornado Touches Down Near Portland

The National Weather Service has confirmed it was a tornado that came down near McMinnville, Oregon, late Thursday afternoon.

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Clodfelter Fire
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Major Brush Fire Threatening Homes in Benton County [UPDATED]

Benton County Firefighters are currently on the scene of a major brush fire that started South of Clodfelter Rd. and I-82 in Benton County.

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Hurricane
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What Are the Names of 2013′s Hurricanes?

Don’t look now, but hurricane season is here.

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