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Flash Flood Watch issued August 01 at 10:54AM PDT until August 01 at 11:00PM PDT by NWS

...FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE ON RECENT BURN AREAS FRIDAY... .BRIEF DOWNPOURS FROM ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS COULD PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING ACROSS AREAS THAT HAVE EXPERIENCED RECENT WILDFIRES. DEBRIS FLOWS AND RAPID RUNOFF WOULD BE A SIGNIFICANT THREAT IN THIS CASE. ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

Tonight

Lo74° Slight Chc Showers

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Hi97° Slight Chc Thunderstorms

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Lo71° Slight Chc Thunderstorms

Sunday

Hi99° Hot

Sunday Night

Lo73° Partly Cloudy

Monday

Hi100° Hot

Monday Night

Lo72° Mostly Clear

Tuesday

Hi98° Hot

Tuesday Night

Lo70° Mostly Clear

Wednesday

Hi96° Hot

Cranberry: Tiny berry packs a powerful punch

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Cranberries, it could be said, long ago played a crucial part in assuring that the United States was eventually formed, which is a glorious thing or just an OK thing, depending on how much credit-card debt you have.

As one of the few fruits native to North America (blueberries and Concord grapes are two of the others), cranberries helped the Pilgrims stay alive in a harsh new land. American Indians taught them to use the gorgeous, tart, deep red berry not just as a nutritious food (they mashed them in cornmeal, mixed them in bread, ate them fresh and added them to pemmican, a survival food made of dried meat, melted fat and berries) but also as a medicine (for scurvy, stomach ailments and nervousness).

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