Tag: wind

Big wind powers through Tacoma

Windblown leaves in North Tacoma.

North Enders are left with a sunny day to rake leaves and clean up downed tree branches, after a day of powerful winds whipped through Western Washington on Saturday. The National Weather Service reported gusts at 50 to 60 miles…

September’s last hit – round one

A dad and daughter attempt to clear a storm drain on a North Tacoma arterial street.

The first day of a predicted weekend-long onslaught of wet, windy weather left downed trees, flooded streets and manhole covers popped off in downtown Tacoma by surging water. A flood watch remains in effect through Monday morning for portions of…