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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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Compromise works

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Moderation in all things is said to be good for health and long life. If so, we should be moderately energized by the $33.6 billion operating budget that finally zoomed through the Legislature a week ago.

It was too long coming. A regular session, special session and special session, up to the 11th hour, was strictly speaking unnecessary and agonizing, as the issues and positions were clear in May or earlier. Compromise brought an acceptable end, however. The highlights include $1 billion more for K-12 basic education, a down payment on the McCleary decision as required by the state Supreme Court. Higher education is boosted by 12 percent. For the first time in a generation there will be no tuition increases at colleges and universities.

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