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Hydrologic Outlook issued February 12 at 3:18PM 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...SOME NEAR RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES...ALONG

Tonight

Lo33° Chance Showers and Patchy Fog then Patchy Fog

Saturday

Hi44° Increasing Clouds

Saturday Night

Lo35° Chance Rain

Sunday

Hi47° Slight Chance Rain

Sunday Night

Lo39° Slight Chance Rain

Washington's Birthday

Hi58° Partly Sunny

Monday Night

Lo41° Mostly Cloudy

Tuesday

Hi53° Mostly Cloudy

Tuesday Night

Lo39° Slight Chance Rain

Wednesday

Hi47° Chance Rain

Safety Valve: Letters from readers

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Lights, camera, dollars

Leavenworth will have a proposal to increase taxes to pay for public safety (such as Chelan County Sheriff services) in November. I recommend voting no. The City Council needs to think big and organize a police force for revenue enhancement, consisting of three full-time officers, jailer, and a meter maid, with two reserve officers. There are dollars in public safety. The Wenatchee Police are to be envied for their red-light cameras Place a camera at all three traffic lights on Highway 2, with 11-second delay, accompanied by well-hidden signs announcing the red-light camera in small print 30 feet above street level. The revenue from tourists should easily hit $100,000. Additional revenue can come from ticketing numerous rear-end accidents at the lights, and benefit Cascade Medical Center for injury treatment. Tourists will never know what hit them until they see the bill. Double the parking fees during “fests,” and charge $5 per hour at the beer hall parking lot during Octoberfest, day and night.

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