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Flash Flood Watch issued August 01 at 10:54AM PDT until August 01 at 11:00PM PDT by NWS

...FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE ON RECENT BURN AREAS FRIDAY... .BRIEF DOWNPOURS FROM ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS COULD PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING ACROSS AREAS THAT HAVE EXPERIENCED RECENT WILDFIRES. DEBRIS FLOWS AND RAPID RUNOFF WOULD BE A SIGNIFICANT THREAT IN THIS CASE. ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

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Penitentiary inmates raise butterflies

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WALLA WALLA — An orange and black monarch butterfly rested on Alex Littlebear’s fingertips for a few seconds before taking flight over a barbed wire fence at the Washington State Penitentiary.

The convicted killer smiled as dozens of other butterflies fluttered toward the sky and out of sight. Littlebear and the handful of other inmates who released the insects Monday at the Walla Walla prison call themselves the butterfly wranglers.

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