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» Popular steakhouse to close for revamp
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» Concur CEO says SAP acquisition is a ...
» On Centennial Mills, one thing is cle...
» Nike's new strategy: more skaters, fe...
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» Why SolarWorld's back to making aggre...
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» Oracle CEO Safra Catz takes Cover Ore...
» Suit challenges Washington's decision...
» Shares of Blue Nile sparkle after onl...
» 3 people in line at Microsoft Store f...
» BBSI shares tumble after big quarterl...
» Portland company looks to make (energ...
» Lenovo closes acquisition of Motorola...
» Boise State survey: Boise employers w...
» Tech Moves: Amazon’s top ad exec leav...
» Apple CEO Tim Cook: ‘I’m proud to be ...

Nonprofit Wire

News and happenings at major Northwest consumer cooperatives like BECU, PCC, and REI

» Sustainable West Coast seafood
» Grass-fed goodness
» Recipes from the November 2014 issue
» What's new in store for November
» PCC Board of Trustees report: Novembe...
» Your community: November 2014
» Water quality and fish consumption
» The Opal apple: no browning, naturally!
» Supporting non-GMO choices
» Soil & Sea: reports from our producers

Labor Today

Recent posts from labor blogs and a sites representing America's union movement

War Is Good
At least if you are in the war-making industrial business sector--or the bean...
Maersk doubles Manila port congestion...
Maersk line on Friday doubled its congestion surcharge for shipments from the...
Right-wing group’s tax-free status ch...
By DAVID GROVES The Stand TACOMA (Oct. 30, 2014) — The tax-exempt statu...
R.I.P. Rep. Freeman, no Fast Track, o...
Thursday, October 30, 2014   AEROSPACE   ► From Reuters — NLR...
Heh, Surprise: They Are At It Again
Under the heading of I am not surprised at all...guess what...the bankers are...
Who pays for the ‘disadvantages of sc...
From Loadstar: The quantum leap in container vessel sizes over the last decad...



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Local Forecast

National Weather Service thirty six hour forecast for Redmond, Washington and the Seattle area


Rain. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Hi 61 °F

Rain. High near 61. South southeast wind 5 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.


Rain. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Lo 51 °F

Rain. Low around 51. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.


Showers. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Hi 56 °F

Showers. High near 56. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

View the full seven day National Weather Service forecast for Redmond, Washington.

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