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Tonight

Lo38° Chance Rain then Mostly Cloudy

Monday

Hi54° Slight Chance Showers

Monday Night

Lo37° Partly Cloudy

Tuesday

Hi52° Slight Chance Showers then Mostly Cloudy

Tuesday Night

Lo39° Rain Likely

Wednesday

Hi53° Rain then Rain Likely

Wednesday Night

Lo38° Mostly Cloudy

Thursday

Hi55° Partly Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo35° Mostly Clear

Friday

Hi57° Sunny

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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