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Hydrologic Outlook issued February 11 at 6:14PM PST until February 13 at 10:00AM PST by NWS

...WARM, RAINY, AND WINDY CONDITIONS WILL LEAD TO STREAM RISES... A MORE UNSETTLED WEATHER PATTERN ARRIVES THIS WEEKEND BRINGING RAINS AND WARM TEMPERATURES. MELTING MID AND LOW ELEVATION SNOW, IN COMBINATION WITH THE RAINS, WILL LEAD TO RISES ON MANY OF THE AREA`S STREAMS. MONDAY AND TUESDAY ARE FORECAST TO BRING EVEN WARMER TEMPERATURES ALONG WITH WARM WINDS WHICH WILL INCREASE THE

Today

Hi44° Chance Showers and Areas Fog

Tonight

Lo33° Slight Chance Showers and Patchy Fog

Saturday

Hi46° Partly Sunny then Chance Showers

Saturday Night

Lo34° Chance Showers

Sunday

Hi47° Slight Chance Rain

Sunday Night

Lo41° Slight Chance Rain

Washington's Birthday

Hi58° Partly Sunny

Monday Night

Lo43° Slight Chance Rain

Tuesday

Hi54° Mostly Cloudy

Tuesday Night

Lo38° Slight Chance Rain

April a boon for U.S. auto sales

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DETROIT — Ford, GM, Chrysler and Nissan all reported double-digit U.S. sales increases last month, signaling the best April for car and truck sales in six years.

Strong demand for the Ram pickup truck drove Chrysler’s sales up 11 percent, while the Escape small SUV and F-Series pickup helped Ford to an 18 percent gain. GM benefited from strong pickup truck sales. Nissan sales rose 23 percent over April of 2012.

The only laggard was Volkswagen, with a sales decline of 10 percent.

The gains are another sign that Americans continue to buy cars and trucks despite high unemployment and mixed economic signals. All automakers report monthly sales today, and industry analysts expect an overall increase of around 10 percent over April of last year. That would make it the best April since 2007.