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Two-Inch-Wide Hailstones Fall on Heppner, OR [VIDEO]

You probably heard about the severe weather that roared through Eastern Oregon Tuesday.

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Are You Smarter Than The Weatherman? Tri-Cities Weather History (QUIZ)

The recent blast of hot weather,  with a few records being broken here and there made us wonder - how well do YOU know Mother Nature here in the Mid-Columbia?

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Fire Danger Extremely High in Much of Washington

With the recent blast of hot weather, the fire danger in the the northwest and eastern parts of Washington State is 'extremely high.'  Authorities say at least one blaze was human caused.

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Wildfire Season Hits Pacific Northwest – The Dalles – Are You Ready? (VIDEO)

Colorado isn't the only place suffering from wildfires this summer.  66 homes have been burned in a blaze in Idaho, and one close to home near the Dalles.

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sledding on Carmichael Hill
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Best Places to Go Sledding in Tri-Cities – Our 5 Favorite

Probably the best hill for sledding in all of the Tri-Cities is Carmichael Middle School in Richland just off Wellsian Way. Unfortunately, many people know that and the hill is chaos after a good snow

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Mother Nature’s Top 10 Freakout Moments of 2011

Every year, Mother Nature likes to remind us who’s the boss and 2011 was no different. In fact, it was the second most expensive year on record for insurers, costing $108 billion. Here’s a look back at the 10 most memorable natural disasters of 2011 in chronological order.

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Will it stick?
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Snowing in the Tri-Cities, Could See More Over Next Few Days

According to the weather wizards, snow is a possibility over the next few days.

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Solar Energy Panels
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Green Job Failures-Now at 5 Companies

The Obama Administration had pledged to add 5 million 'green jobs' to the nation's economy after he took office, but so far that is falling far short.

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Mid Columbia Weather Headed For Big Change Come Monday

We've enjoy a mild summer, relatively speaking.  And this fall, so far, not bad. Come Monday, get ready for cold and wet.

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Hay-What A Fire-Remarkable Pictures From Mid Columbia

The tinder dry conditions in the Mid Columbia aren't just on the ground.  A truck loaded with hay exploded into flames near Pendleton on I-84.

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