Strong wind storm reportedly kills one, knocks out power for thousands of Puget Sound homes

Strong wind gusts whipped through the Puget Sound area and down the coast Tuesday, snapping branches and taking down utility poles, and reportedly killing one person and wiping out power for thousands of homes.

Winds ranged from 30 to 40 mph throughout most of the region, with peak gusts at 48 mph in Seattle, said meteorologist Matthew Cullen of National Weather Service Seattle. The wind storm came from a very strong low-pressure system that moved into northern Vancouver Island in British Columbia earlier Tuesday, combined with a front that extended across the region, he said.

Friday Harbor also saw 48 mph winds, while Olympia and Quillayute hit 45 to 46 mph gusts.

“It was pretty consistent up and down the coast,” Cullen said.

The person who died during the windstorm was clearing out a driveway on the Key Peninsula when a tree fell on them, Key Peninsula Fire spokeswoman Anne

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Real estate company knocks down reports Tom Brady is closing in on $7.5 million mansion after Jeter puts Tampa rental up for sale

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady appeared to make himself at home with his new team after tossing five touchdowns last weekend.

Finding a permanent home for his family, however, may not be going as smoothly.

The New York Post on Thursday knocked down reports that the 43-year-old Brady is reportedly interested in a $7.5 million Tampa Bay-area mansion located in a private community.

Brady and his family have been living in Derek Jeter’s mansion in the Tampa area since April when he signed with the Buccaneers but Jeter is in the process of selling the home.

According to TMZ, the six-time Super Bowl champ is in the later phases of negotiations of the custom-built five-bedroom home in a gated community in Clearwater, Florida. The site reported that he could close at some point this week.

The 8,548 square feet home has 5 full baths and 3 half baths and

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