The Wenatchee World



The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

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Lo29° Snow and Patchy Fog

Washington's Birthday

Hi38° Rain/Snow

Monday Night

Lo33° Rain


Hi46° Rain then Chance Rain

Tuesday Night

Lo30° Mostly Cloudy


Hi40° Mostly Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo22° Partly Cloudy


Hi38° Mostly Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo22° Slight Chance Snow Showers


Hi36° Slight Chance Snow Showers

And sometimes snow flakes out around here

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The lack of snowpack in the mountains reminds us that every so often we get a dry winter.

We watched more closely back when a local board ran the Mission Ridge ski area. Our first year, 1966, was bad but not disastrous; then came 1976 and not a wheel turned, convincing the board to put in snowmaking.

Ten years later, 1986, was bad, but snowmaking saved the day. Bad news for skiers is fine for housebuilders, however.

That big apartment…

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