'Bomb cyclone' storm set to strike US this weekend

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By , KCBS Radio

For months, drought conditions and wildfires have scorched earth on the West Coast of the U.S., leaving burn scars that meteorologists say will be hit by a “bomb cyclone” in the coming days.

AccuWeather said the “beast” of a storm could have the intensity of a strong Atlantic hurricane. It was forming off of the Pacific Northwest coast as of Tuesday.

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