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Dry spell likely to continue in Northwest

This summer in the Northwest has been one of the driest on record. Photo by Chris Phan via Flickr

Originally published on Fri August 31, 2012 4:47 pm

Northwesterners heading out for the Labor Day weekend have a pretty good chance of staying dry. The region is in the midst of one of the driest streaks on record. And there's little chance of that changing soon.

It hasn't been your imagination. It's been really dry in the Northwest this summer. In fact, it's been mid-July since Seattle, Portland and Boise have recorded any measurable precipitation.

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