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Heat Advisory issued July 02 at 2:12PM PDT until July 03 at 9:00PM PDT by NWS

...HOT TEMPERATURES TO IMPACT THE INLAND NORTHWEST... TRIPLE DIGIT TEMPERATURES AROUND 103 DEGREES OR ABOVE WILL BE IN PLACE THROUGH FRIDAY. HOTTEST TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED ALONG THE SNAKE AND CLEARWATER RIVER VALLEYS...CENTRAL BASIN...AND IN LOWER ELEVATIONS ACROSS THE OKANOGAN VALLEY AND WENATCHEE AREA. ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT FRIDAY...

Overnight

Lo75° Clear

Friday

Hi105° Hot

Friday Night

Lo72° Clear

Independence Day

Hi101° Hot

Saturday Night

Lo72° Clear

Sunday

Hi98° Hot

Sunday Night

Lo72° Mostly Clear

Monday

Hi99° Hot

Monday Night

Lo71° Mostly Clear

Tuesday

Hi98° Hot

Milky Way Still Out There

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With it getting darker much earlier I was able to get some Milky Way shots and avoid the moonlight and be home by 8:30. Shooting the Milky Way in the summer can be a challenge because it stays light very late. The winter months with the longer nights makes Milky Way pictures easier, but you have to time it correctly.

There are always trade offs when shooting the stars. Yes, in the summer you stay up late but most of the time you can wear shorts and a t-shirt. The winter months you're often dealing with the cold and icy roads.

Last night on Wenatchee Heights it was a pleasant 50 degrees and stars could be seen all the way to the horizon. No clouds or haze was obscuring the sky.

Satellite
Satellite in the Milky Way
Milky Way October
From Wenatchee Heights
ISS
ISS seen from Wenatchee Heights

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