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Ice Storm Warning issued January 17 at 5:40AM PST until January 18 at 4:00PM PST by NWS

...LIGHT ICING POSSIBLE TODAY. HEAVY ICE AND SNOW ACCUMULATIONS EXPECTED TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY... .SEVERAL ROUNDS OF MOISTURE WILL OVERRUN THE VERY COLD AIR MASS CURRENTLY IN PLACE. THE FIRST ROUND ARRIVES THIS MORNING NEAR THE CASCADES AND SPREADS EAST LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. THIS WILL BE LIGHT BUT ALSO IN THE FORM OF SLEET...FREEZING RAIN...AND SNOW.

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Hi21° Wintry Mix Likely

Tonight

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

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Saturday

Hi35° Chance Rain

Saturday Night

Lo24° Slight Chance Rain/Snow

Wilf Woods | Ellensburg Blue: a rock star

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In the world of rocks, agates are special.

And a very special kind of agate found only near Ellensburg is the famous Ellensburg Blue, prized ever since they were first found.

The origin of these Blues was discussed at a meeting of three clubs Saturday, the Gingko, Prospectors, and Erratics. They heard Nick Zentner of Central Washington University explain the ancient history of these unique agates, which are found in the northwest sector of the Kittitas Valley.

They came from…

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