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Oregon landslide near Highway - typical of hazard caused by rain (Oregon Department of Transportation)
Oregon landslide near Highway - typical of hazard caused by rain (Oregon Department of Transportation)
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All This Recent Rain Means Dangerous Landslides in Oregon

Due to the fires that ravaged many of Oregon's forest lands this summer (as well as Washington), the normal ground cover and trees that help secure the soil and prevent erosion are gone. That means our recent downpours could trigger deadly landslides.

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Freezing rain, snow and ice coming to our region (Getty Images)
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Winter Weather Warning Coming for SE Washington, NE Oregon

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for our region, starting tonight (Tuesday eve). It's important because while snowfall will be minimal, we are expecting freezing rain, with up to an inch accumulation...

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Tips for Driving in Upcoming Winter Weather

State troopers had many calls reporting accidents due to the icy road conditions on Tuesday.  Here are some reminders they have to help get you to your destination safely! 

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Washington State Is Currently in a “State of Emergency”

Washington State Governor declares every county in "state of emergency" thanks to heavy rainfall and intense winds over the past week.

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Benton County Clean Air Authority conditions graph
Benton County Clean Air Authority conditions graph (Benton County Clean Air Authority)
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Tri-City Air Quality Deemed Unhealthy This Week Due to Fires

The Benton County Clean Air Authority rated Monday's air as 'unhealthy.'  According to their website, we are in a state of red.  Air pollution level was at 160, whereas last Friday when it was clear we were at 19.  And, it's not going to get better. We're currently in the bright red.

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Lind 395 crash
Lind 395 crash (KNDU-TV)
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Blowing Dust Related Crash Closes Highway 395 Near Lind

According to reports, Highway 395 has been closed as of 2:30pm near Lind, Northbound, due to a multi-vehicle crash, and reports of a possible grass fire. Some reports indicate it's closed both ways.

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Lack of snow will hurt mountain water reserves
Lack of snow will hurt mountain water reserves (Photo by Johannes Simon/Getty Images)
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Another El Nino Winter Very Likely, Say Northwest Weather Experts

If you're a fan of snow, like us, you will be disappointed.

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How to Tell If It’s Too Hot to Walk Your Dog

With 100+ degree weather we're all struggling to give our kids and pets enough "outside time." But even if your animal has been cooped up all day, you could burn their feet by walking them when the asphalt is too hot.Here's how to tell:

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Everything You Need to Know About Sunscreen and SPF Levels

There are several things to keep in mind when choosing which sunscreen to use and specifically which SPF (or Sun Protection Factor) is right for you...

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Woman With No Fear Films Lightning Strike Right Next to Her

We all know lightning strikes are dangerous and scary. This up-close look at one proves it.

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