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Photo: Clouding the view

Settling in: Metal-sculpted flowers up to 40-feet tall frame the 605-foot Space Needle as it becomes obscured by fog Wednesday in Seattle. Forecasters say a mostly dry high pressure system that has been sitting over the Northwest for a couple of weeks is causing dense fog in many parts of Washington. The National Weather Service said visibility early Wednesday morning in the central Puget Sound area was a quarter-mile or less. The high pressure has created a condition where the coast and mountains are sometimes more likely to see sunshine than lowlands and valleys. (Associated Press)
Settling in: Metal-sculpted flowers up to 40-feet tall frame the 605-foot Space Needle as it becomes obscured by fog Wednesday in Seattle. Forecasters say a mostly dry high pressure system that has been sitting over the Northwest for a couple of weeks is causing dense fog in many parts of Washington. The National Weather Service said visibility early Wednesday morning in the central Puget Sound area was a quarter-mile or less. The high pressure has created a condition where the coast and mountains are sometimes more likely to see sunshine than lowlands and valleys. (Associated Press)


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