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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Sustained winds were registered at Paine Field in Everett at 52 miles per hour with gusts to 81 miles per hour. It was a lot worse elsewhere.
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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