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Winter Storm Watch issued December 07 at 2:37AM PST until December 09 at 4:00PM PST by NWS

...WINTER STORM FOR MUCH OF THE REGION POSSIBLE LATE THIS WEEK... .A LONG PERIOD OF LIGHT ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL ADD UP TO POSSIBLE MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OVER A 24 TO 36 HOUR PERIOD. ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL BEGIN THURSDAY AFTERNOON IN THE CASCADES AND BEGINNING THURSDAY EVENING OVER THE REST OF THE REGION. THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF OVER MOST AREAS BY LATE FRIDAY...SNOW SHOWERS

Today

Hi25° Partly Sunny

Tonight

Lo15° Partly Cloudy then Chance Snow

Thursday

Hi24° Snow

Thursday Night

Lo21° Snow

Friday

Hi29° Chance Snow

Friday Night

Lo21° Chance Snow

Saturday

Hi31° Chance Snow

Saturday Night

Lo22° Mostly Cloudy

Sunday

Hi32° Slight Chance Snow

Sunday Night

Lo22° Chance Snow

Looking Back: South Wenatchee

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This aerial is of the South Wenatchee area in 1954.

The Bruce Mitchell orchard is in the foreground, adjacent to the VueDale Drive-In which had been recently built.

South Wenatchee School is near the center of the picture.

To the left of the school, and across Malaga Road, are the buildings and stockyards of the Wenatchee Packing Co. The large building near the river is the Columbia Ice and Cold Storage factory.

The Great Northern Railroad yards, roundhouse, and electric shop are between the yards and the main line track. Appleyard became a division point on the Great Northern when the yards and shops were built in 1922.

The small island in the upper left corner is a short distance upstream from the point at which trains were ferried across the river between October 1892 and May 1893, while the Rock Island railroad bridge was under construction.

For a larger view of this photo, check out my post on the World's Facebook page.