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Winter Storm Watch issued January 16 at 3:40AM PST until January 18 at 10:00AM PST by NWS

...SIGNIFICANT ICE ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE FROM FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT... .A DEEP FETCH OF SUBTROPICAL MOISTURE NOSES INTO THE REGION STARTING TONIGHT AND LINGERS THROUGH MIDWEEK. THIS WARM, MOIST CONVEYOR BELT WILL OVERRUN A VERY COLD AIR MASS CURRENTLY IN PLACE BRINGING THE POTENTIAL FOR SEVERAL HOURS OF FREEZING RAIN, SLEET,

M.L.King Day

Hi19° Slight Chance Wintry Mix and Patchy Freezing Fog

Tonight

Lo15° Chance Wintry Mix

Tuesday

Hi29° Wintry Mix Likely

Tuesday Night

Lo26° Rain

Wednesday

Hi36° Rain

Wednesday Night

Lo29° Rain Likely then Slight Chance Rain

Thursday

Hi36° Mostly Cloudy

Thursday Night

Lo27° Slight Chance Rain/Snow

Friday

Hi34° Rain Likely

Friday Night

Lo24° Snow Likely

Pateros: 100 years

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Any community that hits the century mark deserves a moment of admiration, none less than the city at the mouth of the Methow, beautiful Pateros. The centennial celebration began in earnest last month — Pateros was incorporated on May 1, 1913. It will swing into top gear with the Apple Pie Jamboree July 19-21. To the people of Pateros, the rest of North Central Washington offers congratulations and looks forward to sharing the celebration. Pateros, actually, is unique. The town was originally dubbed Ives Landing, for pioneer Lee Ives, who in the 1880s settled near the tribal villages and the camps of Chinese miners, and eventually built the Ives Hotel near the riverboat landing. It was Ives who sold land to a Spanish-American War veteran Charles Nosler, who renamed the townsite Pateros, for a city he fancied near Manila, named for the duck eggs produced there. The ducks at the Methow confluence reminded Nosler of the ducks in the Philippines, apparently. Pateros and Pateros are now sister cities.

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