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Special Weather Statement issued May 29 at 5:10PM PDT until May 29 at 6:00PM PDT by NWS

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWESTERN DOUGLAS AND SOUTH CENTRAL CHELAN COUNTIES UNTIL 600 PM PDT... AT 509 PM PDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 7 MILES SOUTHWEST OF SOUTH WENATCHEE...OR 9 MILES SOUTH OF WENATCHEE... MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH. DIME TO NICKEL SIZE HAIL...TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS...AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF

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Alcoa’s restarting third smelter line

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WENATCHEE — More than 80 new jobs with a payroll in the millions should boost the region’s economy when the Alcoa plant here soon cranks up its third potline after being shut down for a decade. Local officials for the world’s largest aluminum company announced this morning that the Wenatchee smelter will be one of three in the U.S. to restart idle production lines this year as worldwide demand for aluminum increases, particularly in aerospace industries and food and beverage products.

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