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Flash Flood Watch issued July 31 at 11:49PM PDT until August 01 at 11:00PM PDT by NWS

...FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE ON RECENT BURN AREAS FRIDAY... .BRIEF DOWNPOURS FROM ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS COULD PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING ACROSS AREAS THAT HAVE EXPERIENCED RECENT WILDFIRES. DEBRIS FLOWS AND RAPID RUNOFF WOULD BE A SIGNIFICANT THREAT IN THIS CASE. ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM PDT FRIDAY

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Lo71° Mostly Cloudy

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Lo73° Partly Cloudy

Monday

Hi99° Hot

Monday Night

Lo72° Partly Cloudy

Tuesday

Hi98° Hot

Education initiative will transform our region

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Last week, we reported the exciting news that the Community Foundation of North Central Washington and United Way of Chelan and Douglas counties are collaborating on a comprehensive approach to assist early childhood education in our region. The two organizations applied for and received a grant of $85,000 a year for four years from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. That money will fund AmeriCorps reading volunteers for 15 elementary schools that have high rates of poverty and where 70 percent of the students are reading below grade level. In addition, some money will go to support the Classrooms Can! program that offers 50 teachers $1,000 for entrepreneurial projects to keep kids engaged in math, science, technology, arts education, literacy and obesity prevention.

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