- Associated Press - Wednesday, August 13, 2014

MOSES LAKE, Wash. (AP) - 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 (https://bit.ly/1r8HPII ) people camping at the fairgrounds were asked to stay inside their vehicles.

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Information from: iFIBER One News, https://www.ifiberone.com/news/

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