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Oregon Gulch Fire
5:51 pm
Mon August 4, 2014

Crews Start To Catch Up To Oregon Gulch Fire

The Oregon Gulch Fire slows, allowing crews a chance to catch up.
Credit John H. Kim / Flickr

The 36-thousand-acre Oregon Gulch Fire along the border of California is the largest wildfire currently burning in Oregon. The fire is slowing after days of rapid growth, giving crews a chance to catch up.

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Northwest Dust Storm
3:58 pm
Mon September 16, 2013

Inland Northwest Shakes Off Dust In The Wake Of Desert-Style 'Haboob'

Andrew Brown National Weather Service

Originally published on Mon September 16, 2013 4:33 pm

Residents of the inland Northwest are cleaning wheat field dirt off their furniture. It's the fallout from an unusually large, desert-style dust storm that carried a wall of dirt across eastern Washington Sunday night.

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Thunderstorms
4:10 pm
Thu September 5, 2013

Despite Current Storminess, Thunder A Rarity In Northwest

Ian Boggs, Flickr.

Originally published on Thu September 5, 2013 3:26 pm

The Northwest is experiencing an unusual weather pattern this week.

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Thunderstorm Science
7:30 am
Wed May 23, 2012

Study: Summer Thunderclouds Warm the Atmosphere

Researchers in the Northwest have found some pollution is making thunderstorms stronger and the atmosphere warmer. Correspondent Courtney Flatt explains.

Those giant, anvil-shaped thunderclouds you see looming in the distance may actually be getting bigger and stronger this summer, all because of aerosol pollutants.

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