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Flash Flood Watch issued July 23 at 7:04AM PDT until July 23 at 11:00PM PDT by NWS

...HEAVY RAINFALL MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING ALONG THE EAST SLOPES OF THE NORTHERN CASCADES... .A BAND OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP IN THE CASCADES LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING INTO THE AFTERNOON. THIS BAND WILL ALSO CONTAIN SOME EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS WITH LOCALLY HEAVIER RAINFALL RATES THAT COULD LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. THUNDERSTORMS

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Friday

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Friday Night

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Sunday Night

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Seattle fire probe hampered by danger; cause deemed undetermined

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SEATTLE — The Chinatown International District building where 13 people were slain in Washington state’s deadliest massacre more than 30 years ago now holds another place in the annals of Seattle history: The cause of the Christmas Eve fire that heavily damaged the three-story structure was officially declared undetermined Thursday.

“The building is unsafe,” Fire Chief Gregory Dean announced at a late-afternoon news briefing, where he explained that fire investigators were unable to reach upper parts of the 104-year-old building to carry out the painstaking work of pulling apart evidence and examining burn patterns.

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