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Flash Flood Watch issued August 21 at 10:04AM PDT until August 22 at 9:00PM PDT by NWS

...STORMS TODAY AND FRIDAY MAY PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING OR MUD SLIDES OVER NORTH CASCADE BURN SCARS... .SLOW MOVING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY EVENING. LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL BE A POSSIBILITY IN AREAS RECENTLY BURNED BY WILDFIRES ...INCLUDING THE CARLTON...CHIWAUKUM...LITTLE BRIDGE CREEK...

This Afternoon

Hi83° Sunny

Tonight

Lo58° Slight Chc Thunderstorms

Friday

Hi80° Chance Showers

Friday Night

Lo59° Chance Showers

Saturday

Hi83° Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo58° Mostly Clear

Sunday

Hi84° Mostly Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo64° Partly Cloudy

Monday

Hi86° Sunny

Monday Night

Lo61° Mostly Clear

LIFT OFF...Lift off...0630 hours from....Quincy

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A quiet morning with just a hint of a breeze made for a great time to launch hot air balloons. The balloonist make short work of assembling and getting the balloon into the air. Like a well oiled machine it only took about half an hour to get the first balloons on their way.

Silently, except for the occasional burst of flame the balloons lift off into the sky following a course determined by the wind currents.  

Lift off
Balloon soaring into the morning sky
Last Two
Last two to lift off
Inflating
Getting ready to fly

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