Fairgrounds at Moses Lake evacuated due to storm

  • Wed Aug 13th, 2014 7:43am
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Associated Press

MOSES LAKE — Eight-thousand people were evacuated from the Grant County Fairgrounds at Moses Lake Tuesday afternoon because of the threat of severe weather.

Sheriff Tom Jones directed the fairgrounds to close as a precaution after the National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning.

The website iFIBER One News reports people camping at the fairgrounds were asked to stay inside their vehicles.