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De-ice Your Car Windows With Common Household Products [VIDEO]

Freezing rain and icy conditions have been making for some tough commutes in the Yakima Valley lately. If the ice is thick on your windshield or sidewalk, here's a fast and affordable way to make ice melt.

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I-90 Is Now Open After Snoqualmie Pass Closure

I-90 is now open between North Bend and Ellensburg after an earlier closure due to avalanche danger and snow removal on Snoqualmie Pass. Here is what you need to know if you are heading that way...

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I-90 Snoqualmie Pass Still Closed Both Directions For Avalanche Control

According to the Washington State Department of Transportation:
"I-90 remains from milepost 34, North Bend to milepost 106, Ellensburg, milepost 85 Cle Elum, and milepost 71 Easton is closed both directions, due to high avalanche danger on Snoqualmie Pass...

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Henderson at the Sportsman Show a couple of years ago with Mike Fortner from the Deadliest Catch!
Henderson at the Sportsman Show a couple of years ago with Mike Fortner from the Deadliest Catch!
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Cold Weather Fishing Ideas

Yes, temps have been in the 20s today.

Yes, it is really hard to fish in the ice and snow. I am not talking about going out today, but soon!

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Major Fires Converge In Southern California
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Stage 1 Burn Ban In Effect In Yakima County This Weekend

A Stage 1 burn ban throughout all of Yakima County will be in effect beginning today as of 4 p.m.
The ban will be reevaluated on Sunday...

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Groundhog Day 2017 — How Much Longer Will Winter Last?

Punxsutawney Phil has spoken.

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Courtesy: Rob Hartwell
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Highway 12 Near Gleed Closed After Semi Rollover [PHOTO]

The Washington State Department of Transportation has issued the following statement regarding a semi rollover this morning on U.S. Highway 12:
"Eastbound at milepost 198 near Old Naches Highway remains closed during the semi recovery operations, Washington State Patrol has maintained the detour after clearing the eastbound backup from the scene...

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Yakima Air Terminal Closes Again [UPDATED]

The Yakima Air Terminal -- which closed Tuesday evening because of dangerously icy conditions, then reopened Wednesday afternoon -- has closed again, according to the city of Yakima...

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Is It Legal to Pass a Snowplow in Washington?

Being a mom with kids who are involved in several activities means that I do a lot of driving. Driving in crummy weather.

As I was making my third trip to Naches the other night to take my daughter to basketball practice, I encountered two snowplows doing their thing down Highway 12.

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Category: Weather, Yakima News
Another Snowstorm Hits Winter-Weary Boston Area
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Yakima Valley Cold Weather Snap A Good Time For A Safety Tip Refresher For Home Heating

Freezing temperatures and subzero wind chills are expected for the next few days in the Yakima Valley. With that in mind, the American Red Cross has compiled a good list of tips and reminders for heating your home safely:

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Ice On Kelly West's Truck
Ice On Kelly West's Truck
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Dec. 21 Is The First Day Of Winter — I Thought It Was Last Week!

Today (Dec. 21) is the Winter Solstice, marking the first day of winter. It is still pretty cold today, but at least it isn't snowing. That was last week. That is when the first day of winter should have been -- on our first snow day.

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Japanese Macaques Bathe In Hot Springs
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It’s Gonna Be Colder Than __________ In Yakima This Weekend

With record-low high temps forecast for Yakima this weekend, it reminded me that I'd best brush-up on my cold weather metaphors.

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