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Snowed under: Heavy storm paralyzes Edmonds; another system expected soon


Last updated 2/7/2019 at Noon

At the ferry docks, a brave soul weathers the elements Monday at Brackett’s Landing North, which included the rare sight of snow on the beach.

Boy oh boy, did the weatherheads on TV get this one wrong. A dusting of snow up to 1 inch, they said, could be expected Sunday night into Monday morning, they said.

In fact, the snow began falling early Sunday afternoon. Just a few small flakes at first, then bigger ones, then the big fluffy flakes in a big hurry. And more and more and more, until the snow was exhausted late Sunday afternoon.

Then the snow really fell, late Sunday night into Monday morning. It came from nasty arctic weather squeezing through the Fraser River Gap in British Columbia, its windy onrush funneled directly into...

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