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Watch Amazing Footage of Tri-Cities Downpour from Wednesday [VIDEO]

Wednesday the Tri-Cities saw a thunderstorm roll through in the afternoon around 4 p.m., and besides the thunder and lightning, we were treated to a blast of rain that left a 30-by-40-foot lake in our parking lot that was six inches deep, and had sheets of water pouring off the roof here at Townsquare Media

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Andrew Kirk
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Wind Storm Downed 10 Trees at Richland’s John Dam Plaza

The loss of 10 trees, large and small, to this historic heart of the city is catastrophic. And 10 is only the number of felled trees - that doesn't include trees that may be damaged beyond repair. Several of the downed trees are decades old.

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Richland Power Outage Causes Car Wreck on Jadwin

Just before 8 a.m. this morning a truck and a BMW collided at the intersection of Jadwin and Torbett in Richland near the McDonald's. The traffic lights were out because of the power shortage that occurred just before 5 a

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Pine tree uprooted by high winds in Kennewick
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60 MPH Winds Wreak Havoc Across Mid-Columbia

Power lines were downed and even Pasco schools delayed because of last night's storm.

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Tri-Cities Traffic Looks Like Holiday Lights in the Fog!

Monday of this week the fog that was supposed to burn off did not, leaving us with some pretty amazing light displays.

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FEMA Office Closes… Due to Bad Weather!

They're joking, right? No, not really.

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Ridiculously High Record Temperatures Felt in the Columbia Basin

Yesterday at 5 p.m. it was 103 in the shade at my home in Kennewick. According to the local news it was only two degrees from breaking the record set in 1990. I looked out in my yard and the squirrels were so hot they couldn’t even move.

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are you smarter than the weatherman?
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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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Mt. St . Helens erupts
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Mt. St. Helens Blew Her Top Today 32 Years Ago (VIDEO-Pictures)

It's not the 'big' 20 or 30 year anniversary, but May 18th will always loom large in the minds of Northwest residents.

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