Rain or Shine...

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The Independent Online
RESIDENTS OF the soggy Pacific Northwest are accustomed to wet weather, but with rain on 89 of the last 119 days in Seattle alone, people are shouting, "Turn off the taps."

The official winter rain season ends on Sunday, sodden denizens of the water-logged region from Vancouver, British Columbia, to northern California will bid good riddance to four months of pouring rain, howling winds, mud slides, potholes and general misery.