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This Afternoon

Hi32° Mostly Cloudy


Lo25° Decreasing Clouds


Hi30° Mostly Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo20° Patchy Freezing Fog


Hi28° Patchy Freezing Fog then Cloudy

Wednesday Night

Lo25° Mostly Cloudy


Hi27° Mostly Cloudy

Thursday Night

Lo24° Patchy Freezing Fog


Hi26° Patchy Freezing Fog

Friday Night

Lo24° Patchy Freezing Fog

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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