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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

Overnight

Lo9° Isolated Flurries and Patchy Freezing Fog

M.L.King Day

Hi19° Chance Wintry Mix and Patchy Freezing Fog

Monday Night

Lo17° Wintry Mix Likely

Tuesday

Hi33° Wintry Mix Likely

Tuesday Night

Lo30° Rain

Wednesday

Hi37° Rain Likely

Wednesday Night

Lo30° Rain Likely then Slight Chance Rain

Thursday

Hi37° Slight Chance Rain

Thursday Night

Lo28° Slight Chance Rain/Snow

Friday

Hi35° Chance Rain/Snow

Chelan County to discuss new tax for flood control

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WENATCHEE — Chelan County commissioners Oct. 29 will discuss a proposal to impose a new tax on all county residents to raise some $605,000 annually for flood-control projects, such as water-retention ponds in No. 1 and No. 2 canyons.

State law allows the commission to create a flood-control district with taxing authority, without first putting it to voters, Commissioner Keith Goehner said. The county is considering a tax of 7 cents for each $1,000 of assessed property value.

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