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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...

Late Afternoon

Hi94° Slight Chc Thunderstorms

Tonight

Lo74° Slight Chc Thunderstorms

Saturday

Hi97° Slight Chc Thunderstorms

Saturday Night

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

Changing of the seasons

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With the change of seasons from summer to fall, obviously there comes a major change in sports events as well. The bats and balls get put away, replaced by soccer balls, football pads, hockey sticks, and before you know it, skis.

It’s been a busy summer in the Wenatchee Valley. From April thruogh July, the Sports Council has tracked a total of 44 organized tournaments and events here. That doesn’t include teams involved in league play, such as the Wenatchee AppleSox and Wenatchee Valley Rams. As you would expect, baseball and softball led all sports with 23 tournaments, but running, biking, swimming, fishing, tennis and special events such as the Warrior Dash and last week’s United Way Color Rush kept facilities, hotels, restaurants and retail stores hopping. Over $4 million in sports tourism spending, leading to more than 13,500 hotel room nights, has been estimated for the four-month period, by far the most robust months of the year.

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