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Hydrologic Outlook issued January 17 at 12:00AM PST until January 17 at 6:00PM 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


Lo10° Slight Chance Wintry Mix and Patchy Freezing Fog


Hi21° Wintry Mix

Tuesday Night

Lo20° Freezing Rain


Hi32° Rain/Freezing Rain

Wednesday Night

Lo29° Wintry Mix Likely then Slight Chance Snow


Hi36° Cloudy

Thursday Night

Lo27° Slight Chance Rain/Snow


Hi34° Rain

Friday Night

Lo26° Rain/Snow


Hi35° Chance Rain

David Edsil Short

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David Edsil Short

June 26, 1944 ~ November 7, 2013

David Edsil Short was born to Willard E. and Sadie G. Short in Wenatchee, 69 years ago. He was a lifelong resident of Wenatchee and East Wenatchee. David graduated from Eastmont High School in 1963. He was a Vietnam Veteran and longtime member of the Masonic Lodge in Wenatchee. He worked at Burlington Northern Railroad for 25 years, until he retired. David married Bobbi JoAnn (Batch) Roland in 1969. They lived on the Charles Carter Homestead on Stemilt Creek Road for several years, until moving to his home in East Wenatchee. They were married for 36 years, until her passing in 2005. David was an avid hunter and fisherman and so loved the outdoors and between plucking feathers and scraping scales, David also loved elk and deer hunting. He had a personality that the outdoors beckoned for and he never resisted the call. David loved to discuss just about anything with anyone. He also helped with the family cherry orchard with his sister, Sylvia, for years. David dearly loved his family and friends. He was also an avid yard saler. His kindness and willingness was always given freely to those in need. We all love you, David, and may God bless you on your further journey.

David is survived by his partner, Joyce Varnell; sisters, Sylvia Gifford (Dale) of North Bend, OR, Judy Doolittle (Steve) of Wenatchee and Janet Gifford (Rick) of East Wenatchee; nephews, Lance Scheiber of Bremerton, WA, Dane and Brandon Gifford and David Milne of East Wenatchee; nieces, Lydia Scheiber and Brigette Milne of Bainbridge Island, WA, Rachelle Wilson (Brent), Lacy Rae Wilson, Alyssa Van Doren (Aaron) of Wenatchee, Stephanie Gifford and Ashley Clement of East Wenatchee; Uncle, Walter B. and Aunt, Mae Carter of Carterville, MO; adopted son, Cory Kruger of East Wenatchee; and his many cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bobbi JoAnne Short; parents, Willard E. and Sadie Short; grandparents, Charles and Cora Carter; grandparents, P.G. and Donna Short; nieces, Christina Doolittle-Clements and McKenzie Wilson; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Visitation for David will be held at the Telford’s Chapel in East Wenatchee from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Thursday, November 14, 2013 with a Funeral Service at Telford’s beginning at 11:00 a.m., Friday, November 15, 2013. Graveside Service will then follow at Wenatchee City Cemetery, Wenatchee.

Arrangements are by Telford’s Chapel of the Valley, East Wenatchee.

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