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This Afternoon

Hi65° Chance Rain

Tonight

Lo47° Slight Chc Rain

Tuesday

Hi64° Mostly Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo46° Chance Rain

Wednesday

Hi56° Rain Likely

Wednesday Night

Lo47° Rain Likely

Thursday

Hi60° Chance Rain

Thursday Night

Lo46° Chance Rain

Friday

Hi56° Chance Rain

Friday Night

Lo49° Chance Rain

Afternoon storm causes minor flooding, fire

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Minor flooding is reported in the Sunnyslope and Monitor areas as a thunderstorm moves across the Wenatchee Valley on Sunday afternoon.

The National Weather Service has issued a short-term flood advisory for southeastern Chelan County. Weather spotters have reported flooding along Highway 2 between Monitor and Sunnyslope.

More localized flooding is expected. Rain was falling heavy over areas burned in the 2012 Canyon Fire west of Wenatchee, which could also cause flooding below those areas, according to the Weather Service.

A flash-flood advisory remains in effect through Sunday evening for all of Chelan and Okanogan counties and western Douglas County.

Firefighters were also called to two fires sparked by lightning strikes in the Blue Grade area north of East Wenatchee. Both fires were out by early afternoon.

Reach Michelle McNiel at 509-664-7152 or . Follow her on Twitter at @MichelMcNielWW.

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