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This Afternoon

Hi53° Sunny

Tonight

Lo31° Increasing Clouds

Sunday

Hi47° Rain Likely

Sunday Night

Lo35° Rain then Slight Chance Showers

Monday

Hi53° Slight Chance Showers

Monday Night

Lo38° Mostly Cloudy

Tuesday

Hi53° Slight Chance Showers

Tuesday Night

Lo38° Chance Showers

Wednesday

Hi53° Rain Likely

Wednesday Night

Lo38° Slight Chance Showers

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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