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Winter Storm Watch issued January 16 at 3:40AM PST until January 18 at 10:00AM PST by NWS

...SIGNIFICANT ICE ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE FROM FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT... .A DEEP FETCH OF SUBTROPICAL MOISTURE NOSES INTO THE REGION STARTING TONIGHT AND LINGERS THROUGH MIDWEEK. THIS WARM, MOIST CONVEYOR BELT WILL OVERRUN A VERY COLD AIR MASS CURRENTLY IN PLACE BRINGING THE POTENTIAL FOR SEVERAL HOURS OF FREEZING RAIN, SLEET,

Overnight

Lo9° Isolated Flurries and Patchy Freezing Fog

M.L.King Day

Hi19° Slight Chance Wintry Mix and Patchy Freezing Fog

Monday Night

Lo16° Chance Wintry Mix

Tuesday

Hi29° Wintry Mix Likely

Tuesday Night

Lo26° Rain

Wednesday

Hi36° Rain

Wednesday Night

Lo29° Rain Likely then Slight Chance Rain

Thursday

Hi36° Cloudy

Thursday Night

Lo27° Slight Chance Rain/Snow

Friday

Hi34° Rain Likely

Flash flood warning for fire-affected areas

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SPOKANE — The National Weather Service is forecasting flash flood conditions in fire-affected areas of NCW tonight, and residents of Entiat, Roaring Creek Canyon and Swakane Canyon were urged to “move to higher ground now.”

The NWS alert for thunderstorm sctivity over the Mills Canyon Fire area, issued at 6:45 p.m., includes a flash flood warning for those areas until until 9:45 p.m.

The warning came as storms developed along the Chelan and Kittitas County boundary and moved toward Entiat and Twentyfive Mile Creek. Once formed, the storms remained nearly stationary, forecasters said in an alert issued at 7:11 p.m.

Scattered storms were expected to pelt western Okanogan County this evening, with one storm caught on radar hovering at the headwaters of the Methow River and producing heavy rain. That precipated a similar flash flood warning for the Foggy Dew Campground and the towns of Methow and Carlton, on the books until 11:30 p.m. Small hail, heavy downpours and winds up to 45 mph could be in the mix for those storms.