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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

Overnight

Lo10° Slight Chance Wintry Mix and Patchy Freezing Fog

Tuesday

Hi21° Wintry Mix

Tuesday Night

Lo20° Freezing Rain

Wednesday

Hi32° Rain/Freezing Rain

Wednesday Night

Lo29° Wintry Mix Likely then Slight Chance Snow

Thursday

Hi36° Cloudy

Thursday Night

Lo27° Slight Chance Rain/Snow

Friday

Hi34° Rain

Friday Night

Lo26° Rain/Snow

Saturday

Hi35° Chance Rain

Navigating simulator eases flight fears

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Who: Retired advertising rep Doug Pelton, 70, of Wenatchee

What: Flight simulation in his basement. The visuals, sounds, radar, navigation and mathematics of wind, weight, time and fuel consumption. And, yes, a joystick for take-offs and landings guided by live “air traffic controllers” who complement the pilots in a virtual world of flight. Hundreds of thousands of people worldwide engage in this electronic pastime.

How: Three powerful computers use two separate data streams to feed seven monitors to create panoramic…

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