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No more smoke-filled days as rain arrives in South Sound

The hazy days of summer officially are over now that as much as a half-inch of rain could fall in South Sound through Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. It’s the most rain to fall in the area since May — a reminder of just how dry this summer has been.

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