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Flash Flood Watch issued June 01 at 11:01PM PDT until June 02 at 5:00AM PDT by NWS

...FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE ACROSS PORTIONS OF EASTERN WASHINGTON AND IN THE CENTRAL AND NORTHERN IDAHO PANHANDLE TONIGHT... .A STRONG STORM SYSTEM HAS PUSHED THROUGH THE REGION TODAY WITH A NUMBER OF TOWNS HAVING HOURLY RAIN RATES OF THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH...WITH TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF AN INCH. THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO BE SLOW MOVING AND MAY TRACK OVER SAME AREAS...WHICH

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UW study finds smoking is increasing worldwide

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SEATTLE — Fifty years after the U.S. Surgeon General first warned of the health effects of smoking, a new analysis from the University of Washington shows that the number of smokers worldwide — and the number of cigarettes consumed — has never been higher.

Between 1980 and 2012, the number of adults who smoke increased from 721 million to nearly 1 billion, reports the study published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The number of cigarettes smoked globally jumped from about 5 trillion to 6.25 trillion.

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