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Strong gusts make for eventful day in Mukilteo


Last updated 12/26/2018 at Noon

Ferry service continued throughout the windstorm, although Washington State Ferries short-loaded cars - put fewer cars on the boat to protect them from spray.

It wasn’t quite the storm of the century, and it may not have lasted more than a few hours, but storm watchers must have been having a great time in Mukilteo last Thursday with the strong wind in the area.

Thirty mph wind gusts were common in the late morning and early afternoon throughout town, especially at the Lighthouse Park, where strong winds and high tides produced large waves that crashed ashore.

Many came to the beach to watch nature at work. Cars lined up in the row closest to the water to get a front row view of the action, while some braver souls walked about, phones and cam...

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