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Funnel Cloud in Washington State

Mount Vernon : WA : USA | Apr 28, 2011 at 8:07 PM PDT
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KING 5 News in Seattle, Washington reported Thursday evening there was a possible funnel cloud over Mt. Vernon, WA.

Eight viewers sent in pictures to the news station. All images were taken in Skagit County where it appeared around 5:45 p.m.

There are no reports or evidence the cloud touched down anywhere and it is believed, so far, there was no damage.

KOMO 4 News in Seattle reports that a small thunderstorm was the cause of the funnel cloud in Mount Vernon.

The Skagit Valley Herald reports that funnel clouds are not a common sighting in the area. But that a number of individuals witnessed the unusual event.

The Associated Press reports that on Memorial Highway, at approximately 5:30 p.m. several people pulled their vehicles off to the side of the road in an effort to watch the weather phenomenon. Apparently, it lingered for some time and then appeared to have been sucked back into the clouds.

Observers say rain and hail fell during the sighting of the funnel cloud.

*Several images to view were sent in by citizens to KING 5 News, KOMO 4 News, and The Skagit Valley Herald, included.

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