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04/01/2020 Rare tornado touches down in RichlandIndication of newly posted news

By Mark Ingalls and Craig Oswald, Washington State University
"On Tuesday (March 31), a weak tornado touched down on the north side of Richland, Washington at about 2:30 pm. Several people around the Tri-Cities were able to take pictures and video of it, which were shared by local media. The tornado lasted for about 15 minutes before dissipating."...

02/13/2020 February 2020 Flooding

By Mark Ingalls, Joe Zagrodnik and Craig Oswald, Washington State University
"The first week of February brought an atmospheric river event into the Pacific Northwest. This stream of high moisture air originated in the subtropical central Pacific Ocean, roughly around Hawaii."...

02/11/2020 AgWeatherNet 2019 Washington Weather Year in Review

By Craig Oswald and Joe Zagrodnik, Washington State University
"This review will be a recap of Washington State's 2019 weather and provide a look at some of the average and extreme weather conditions experienced this year and how they compare to climatology. There will also be a brief agriculture report included at the end highlighting some of the ag related weather statistics and general agriculture statistics from the year."...

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