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Returning to normal with the rain

Post by Stacey Mulick / The News Tribune on Nov. 30, 2006 at 7:49 am |
November 30, 2006 7:49 am

The roads are mostly wet this morning but there are still a few slick spots.

State Route 8 in Thurston County is closed right now because of multiple collisions on the black ice, the Washington State Patrol reported. Problems were also reported in the Black Lake and Mud Bay areas.

On the schools front, Eatonville, Kent, North Thurston, Olympia and Federal Way schools are running two hours late. The Dieringer School District has decided to start on time after initially saying they would open one hour late.

Elsewhere, Metro Transit is returning to its normal bus routes.

And if you didn’t see the story in today’s paper, we broke the all-time precipitation record last night. This November is now the wettest on record for the state. Wahoo.

All that said, I’ll be kicking it down a notch on the weather-related stuff for the blog today. I doubt there will be as much news to report as there has been.

As always, we thank you for staying tuned to Lights & Sirens for all the latest news on the storm front. We’ll continue with our regularly scheduled program of crime, police, fire and other breaking news until the next major weather system punches the area.

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