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Hydrologic Outlook issued February 13 at 2:55PM PST until February 14 at 10:00AM PST by NWS

...MILD, WET, AND BREEZY CONDITIONS MAY LEAD TO STREAM RISES... AN UNSETTLED WEATHER PATTERN WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. EXPECT RISING SNOW LEVELS AND MILD TEMPERATURES LEADING TO MELTING OF THE MID AND LOW ELEVATION SNOW. THE SNOW MELT IN COMBINATION WITH RAIN MAY LEAD TO RISES ON MANY OF THE AREA`S STREAMS. TEMPERATURES ON MONDAY...TUESDAY AND

Today

Hi48° Slight Chance Rain and Patchy Fog then Cloudy

Tonight

Lo39° Mostly Cloudy

Washington's Birthday

Hi56° Mostly Sunny

Monday Night

Lo41° Partly Cloudy

Tuesday

Hi54° Partly Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo40° Mostly Cloudy

Wednesday

Hi49° Chance Rain

Wednesday Night

Lo38° Chance Rain

Thursday

Hi46° Slight Chance Showers

Thursday Night

Lo32° Mostly Cloudy

The label fight comes north

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It didn’t fly in California. Maybe it will take off here in Washington. The sponsors of Initiative 522 filed petitions with about 350,000 signatures with the Secretary of State Thursday for the measure that would require “conspicuous” labels on any commercial food containing genetically modified ingredients. The measure is an initiative to the Legislature. The Legislature may adopt it, offer an alternative, or send it on for a vote of the people. The latter choice is always most likely. If the usual patterns are followed we will be treated to a new season of accusations and counter accusations, emotional and dubious argument, big money thrown around on behalf of one special interest or another, cloaking a desire for commercial gain, all over a requirement with no real point other than to scare people away from market rivals and the kinds of food one side dislikes.

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