Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Does it *really* rain in Seattle '24/7'? Not even close!

Published: Dec 16, 2013 

It was an off hand and innocuous remark in a Tweet from someone back East after I had posted a sunset photo of Mt. Rainier: "Seattle -- I thought it rained 24/7 there?" 

Yes, yes, we get that all the time, right up there with "it rains 9 months of the year there." But it got me to wondering, if not "24/7" -- how often does it really rain in Seattle? 
Believe it or not, the data is actually out there to find out.

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Pedestrians protect themselves from a steady evening rain as they walk or pause near colorful holiday lights Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, in downtown Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Expect Delays Tuesday 12/17 on Memorial Bridge

Published: Dec 16, 2013
They'll start work at seven in the morning and won't get done until four p.m. 
LEWISTON, ID - If you're traveling across Memorial Bridge in Lewiston Tuesday expect delays throughout the day. 
Idaho Department of Transportation spokesperson Mel Coulter said they're closing one lane at a time Tuesday to fix joints on the bridge.
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