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The Five Spot: 5 spring weather prophecies

Let us count the ways our crystal ball predicts an interesting weather season.
Let us count the ways our crystal ball predicts an interesting weather season.

Five weather predictions as spring enters its first full week.

1 Two more days of sunshine and optimism for the Mariners in Peoria, Arizona, followed by six months of the usual gray mediocrity in Seattle.

2 Yet another Nor’easter paralyzes East Coast with heavy snow, canceled flights, tornado warnings and an impending sense of the apocalypse.

3 Yet another Nor’wester hits Puget Sound with light showers, canceled tennis matches, garden slug warnings and an impending sense of inconvenience.

4 A mass of public opinion settles over Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma and other federal immigrant lockups. Warmer, with a chance of melting ICE.

5 High-pressure Mueller system strengthens grip on White House, with sustained gusts of Stormy Daniels.

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