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This Afternoon

Hi53° Sunny


Lo31° Increasing Clouds


Hi47° Rain Likely

Sunday Night

Lo35° Rain then Slight Chance Showers


Hi53° Slight Chance Showers

Monday Night

Lo38° Mostly Cloudy


Hi53° Slight Chance Showers

Tuesday Night

Lo38° Chance Showers


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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