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2018–19 North American winter

Washington Governor Jay Inslee declares a state of emergency as a winter storm that could bring up to 8 in of snow begins to affect the state.

"Forecasters predict this may be a storm unlike one we've seen in many years," said Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said as he declared a state of emergency.

  1. NBC News
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