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Hydrologic Outlook issued January 16 at 12:00AM PST until January 18 at 10:00AM PST by NWS

...Rain and snowmelt may cause localized flooding issues this week... A change in the weather pattern this week will bring above freezing temperatures to much of the region and the potential for significant rainfall to far eastern Washington and the Idaho Panhandle. With widespread low elevation snow across the Inland


Lo9° Isolated Flurries and Patchy Freezing Fog

M.L.King Day

Hi19° Slight Chance Wintry Mix and Patchy Freezing Fog

Monday Night

Lo16° Chance Wintry Mix


Hi29° Wintry Mix Likely

Tuesday Night

Lo26° Rain


Hi36° Rain

Wednesday Night

Lo29° Rain Likely then Slight Chance Rain


Hi36° Cloudy

Thursday Night

Lo27° Slight Chance Rain/Snow


Hi34° Rain Likely

C. Frank “Mac” McNeal

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C. Frank “Mac” McNeal

Frank McNeal died Tuesday, October 22, 2013. He was born on October 11, 1922 in Wenatchee to Frieda and A. H. McNeal. Frank graduated from Wenatchee High School in 1940 and Wenatchee Valley JC in 1942. He was a member of the US Army Signal Corps during WWII and served in India. After the war, he returned to WSU, where he graduated with a degree in Electrical Engineering in 1947. Frank moved to Seattle to work for Puget Sound Power & Light and met his future wife, Betty, when he interviewed for this job. They married in 1950 and moved to Mukilteo, where he worked for Snohomish County PUD. His father called in 1955, offering to sell him part of the orchard, and the family moved to East Wenatchee to farm on Baker Flats. Frank was active in his community, including the Republican Party, Washington Growers Clearing House and Washington State Apple Commission.

Frank was preceded in death by his wife, Betty; parents; brother, Don; and son-in-law, Bruce Huehn. He is survived by his daughters, Shannon of Wenatchee and Lauri (Bob Cochran) of Seattle; and grandchildren, Jaclyn of Portland and Michael of Seattle. 

A Private Memorial Service was held by the family. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Wenatchee Chapter of the Salvation Army or the WSU/Wenatchee Tree Fruit Research Center.




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