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Flash Flood Watch issued July 22 at 12:53PM PDT until July 23 at 11:00PM PDT by NWS

...HEAVY RAINFALL MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING ALONG THE EAST SLOPES OF THE NORTHERN CASCADES... .A BAND OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP IN THE CASCADES FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING INTO THE AFTERNOON. THIS BAND WILL ALSO CONTAIN SOME EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS WITH LOCALLY HEAVIER RAINFALL RATES POSSIBLE WITH FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE. THUNDERSTORMS

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Lo63° Scattered Showers

Wednesday

Hi75° Heavy Rain

Wednesday Night

Lo59° Heavy Rain

Thursday

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Thursday Night

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Friday

Hi85° Sunny

Friday Night

Lo62° Mostly Clear

Saturday

Hi90° Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo67° Clear

Sunday

Hi95° Sunny

Lawmakers push Postal Service restructuring amid losses, debt

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WASHINGTON — Members of a Senate committee said Thursday that the U.S. Postal Service, which continues to struggle amid ongoing financial losses and mounting debt, needs to make massive changes if it hopes to thrive in the digital age.

The hearing before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee came a day after the Postal Service said it would seek to raise postal rates by 5.9 percent — including increasing a first-class stamp to 49 cents from 46 cents — in order to cope with its financial difficulties.

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