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Flash Flood Watch issued August 22 at 2:45PM PDT until August 22 at 9:00PM PDT by NWS

...STORMS FRIDAY AFTERNOON MAY PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING OR MUD SLIDES OVER NORTH CASCADE BURN SCARS... .SLOW MOVING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY EVENING. LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE IN AREAS RECENTLY BURNED BY WILDFIRES...INCLUDING THE CARLTON... CHIWAUKUM...LITTLE BRIDGE

Tonight

Lo61° Heavy Rain

Saturday

Hi83° Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo60° Partly Cloudy

Sunday

Hi82° Slight Chc Thunderstorms

Sunday Night

Lo62° Slight Chc Thunderstorms

Monday

Hi85° Mostly Sunny

Monday Night

Lo62° Mostly Clear

Tuesday

Hi89° Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo64° Mostly Clear

Wednesday

Hi93° Sunny

Two Marine generals told to retire over breach of base in Afghanistan

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WASHINGTON — Two high-ranking Marine generals were in effect fired Monday as punishment for a brazen attack last year in which Taliban fighters breached an air base in southern Afghanistan, killing two Marines and destroying or damaging more than a dozen aircraft.

The commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. James F. Amos, said Monday that he had asked Maj. Gen. C. Mark Gurganus and Maj. Gen. Gregg A. Sturdevant to retire for failing to “take adequate force protection measures” and not exercising the “level of judgment expected of general officers.”

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