There's no need to go running and screaming with your arms flailing in the air, although that is kind of fun on certain days. But yes, the National Weather Service is reporting that a Bomb Cyclone is headed our way.

Sounds pretty dramatic, doesn't it? It's actually a bombogenisis. Okay, 'Bomb Cyclone' sounds way cooler. And while it can create devastating high winds, most of those will be out in the Pacific Ocean. More wind will occur on the Washington/Oregon coast, we in the Tri-Cities will get average wind and some pretty good rain.

The Bomb Cyclone has already given us a little bit of rain on Wednesday, and more to come. Quite a bit more actually and we need it. Look for rain this evening and tomorrow, as well as Saturday Sunday, and Monday. Yes, it's all part of our exciting Bomb Cyclone, which basically is a drop in pressure and the creation of storms.

For more on the story of the Pacific Northwest Bomb Cyclone from a professional news source and not just some dumb DJ rattling off about it, click HERE.

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