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Ice Storm Warning issued January 17 at 10:41PM PST until January 18 at 4:00PM PST by NWS

...AREAS OF HEAVY ICE AND SNOW ACCUMULATIONS EXPECTED TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY... .HEAVY PRECIPITATION OVERRUNNING A COLD LOW LEVEL AIR MASS ARRIVES THIS EVENING AND CONTINUES INTO WEDNESDAY BRINGING THE POTENTIAL FOR HOURS OF FREEZING RAIN... SLEET...AND SNOW. HEAVY MOUNTAIN SNOW IS A NEAR CERTAINTY. HEAVY ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL

Overnight

Lo21° Wintry Mix

Wednesday

Hi31° Freezing Rain then Rain/Freezing Rain

Wednesday Night

Lo29° Wintry Mix Likely then Slight Chance Snow

Thursday

Hi36° Slight Chance Snow then Mostly Cloudy

Thursday Night

Lo25° Slight Chance Snow

Friday

Hi33° Rain/Snow Likely

Friday Night

Lo26° Snow Likely

Saturday

Hi33° Chance Rain

Saturday Night

Lo24° Chance Snow

Sunday

Hi33° Rain/Snow Likely

In the flow Dryden tinkerer invents irrigation screen that cleans itself

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DRYDEN — A sweeping change is in the pipeline for irrigators that could save them hours of work daily and bin-loads of money in years to come.

The self-cleaning irrigation ditch screen — or SCIDS (pronounced “skids”) — is a simple, patent-pending invention by former Dryden orchardist, metal fabricator and lifelong tinkerer Frank Andrews.

OK, design of the prototype took him 33 years — “I just kept thinking and thinking,” he laughed — but the result is a…

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