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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

Late Afternoon

Hi80° Heavy Rain

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

GOP’s squabbling raises shutdown fears

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WASHINGTON — In the midst of an international crisis, the prospect of a government shutdown intensified Wednesday as House conservatives balked at Republican leaders’ efforts to pass a spending bill that did not explicitly eliminate funds for President Barack Obama’s health care law.

Conservatives denounced the leadership’s plan as “hocus-pocus.” They held firm on using the threat of shutting down the government as a lever to stop the debut of the law’s online insurance marketplaces on Oct. 1. A vote planned for today was abruptly canceled.

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