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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

This Afternoon

Hi75° Scattered Showers

Tonight

Lo62° Chance Thunderstorms

Wednesday

Hi75° Heavy Rain

Wednesday Night

Lo59° Heavy Rain

Thursday

Hi77° Mostly Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo59° Mostly Clear

Friday

Hi84° Sunny

Friday Night

Lo63° Mostly Clear

Saturday

Hi89° Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo65° Mostly Clear

Pinpointing elk collision hot spots on Highway 20

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MOUNT VERNON — The State Patrol, the state Department of Fish and Wildlife and the state Department of Transportation are trying to get better data about elk vs. car collisions on Highway 20.

The problem is a big one and the carcasses just aren’t adding up. DOT records in 2012 show 12 elk collisions were reported on Highway 20 between Sedro-Woolley and Concrete. But crews picked up 57 carcasses from the side of the road. State Trooper Mark Francis said drivers often hit animals and then keep on driving, which hurts the state’s ability to track the issue.

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