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Heat Advisory issued July 01 at 3:03PM PDT until July 03 at 9:00PM PDT by NWS

...HOT TEMPERATURES TO IMPACT THE INLAND NORTHWEST... .TRIPLE DIGIT TEMPERATURES AROUND 103 DEGREES OR ABOVE WILL BE IN PLACE TODAY THROUGH FRIDAY. THE HEAT WILL HIT FIRST IN THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF THE CENTRAL BASIN...SOUTHWEST PALOUSE AND ALONG THE SNAKE AND CLEARWATER RIVER EXPANDING NORTHWARD INTO LOWER VALLEY AREAS ALONG THE COLUMBIA THROUGH WENATCHEE AND INTO

Tonight

Lo73° Clear

Thursday

Hi103° Hot

Thursday Night

Lo73° Clear

Friday

Hi103° Hot

Friday Night

Lo71° Breezy

Independence Day

Hi102° Hot

Saturday Night

Lo70° Clear

Sunday

Hi99° Hot

Sunday Night

Lo73° Mostly Clear

Monday

Hi95° Sunny

Safety Valve: Letters from readers

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Public pays: Following the massive damage to utility lines during the December snowstorms we read that fiber optic service would not be replaced along Lake Wenatchee’s south shore due to the very high cost. Then on Jan. 18 we received an email from the PUD, backed up by an article in the Jan. 20 Wenatchee World, saying that it would be replaced. The number of customers along the south shore was given as “approximately” 64 in the email, and “approximately” 80 in the World article. Doesn’t the PUD know how many customers are affected? Does this “approximate” number mean actual customers? Potential customers? Full-time residents? Weekend rentals? A combination of these, or what? The cost of replacing the fiber has been a moving target, too. The latest figure given in The World is “approximately” $750,000.

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