The 50th Anniversary of the Columbus Day storm

No recent storms compare to the Columbus Day storm that battered the West coast 50 years ago Friday.

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Power was out for a week in some areas. Ted Buehner with the National Weather Service says just imagine the impact of such a storm today on a society reliant on electricity, dependent on power and communication, and a population more than double what it was in 1962.
Photo by Image courtesy National Weather Service
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In the community
Do you know an exceptional citizen who has impacted and inspired others?
KIRO Radio and WSECU would like to recognize six oustanding citizens this year. Nominate them to be recognized and to receive a $2,000 charitable grant.

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