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Today

Hi38° Chance Rain/Snow then Chance Rain

Tonight

Lo26° Mostly Cloudy

Wednesday

Hi37° Slight Chance Rain/Snow

Wednesday Night

Lo21° Partly Cloudy

Thursday

Hi34° Mostly Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo20° Partly Cloudy

Friday

Hi33° Slight Chance Rain/Snow

Friday Night

Lo22° Mostly Cloudy

Saturday

Hi34° Mostly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo23° Partly Cloudy

Afternoon storm was intense but brief

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WENATCHEE — An intense but fast-moving storm hit the region with gusty winds and dumped heavy rain this afternoon.

The storm knocked down trees in the Omak and Okanogan areas, ignited wildfires in northern Okanogan County, and briefly closed Highway 97 due to downed power lines.

Wind also tore part of a roof off a small building at the Omak High School, said Tim Engh, Omak School Maintenance Supervisor. "It looked like a twister,” Engh said.

No significant damage or…

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