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Hydrologic Outlook issued January 17 at 12:00AM PST until January 17 at 6:00PM PST by NWS

...Rain and snowmelt may cause localized flooding issues this week... A change in the weather pattern this week will bring above freezing temperatures to much of the region and the potential for significant rainfall to far eastern Washington and the Idaho Panhandle. With widespread low elevation snow across the Inland


Lo10° Slight Chance Wintry Mix and Patchy Freezing Fog


Hi21° Wintry Mix

Tuesday Night

Lo20° Freezing Rain


Hi32° Rain/Freezing Rain

Wednesday Night

Lo29° Wintry Mix Likely then Slight Chance Snow


Hi36° Cloudy

Thursday Night

Lo27° Slight Chance Rain/Snow


Hi34° Rain

Friday Night

Lo26° Rain/Snow


Hi35° Chance Rain

Class takes Russian lessons to heart

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KENNEWICK — With the winter Olympics under way, all eyes are trained on Russia for the short term.

But a handful of students studying Russian through Kennewick Community Education have been immersed in the culture and language of the country for decades.

They’re students of Elina Movsesyan of Pasco. Two have been attending class for nearly 16 years, another for at least 12.

“We’re like family, a Russian family,” said Dr. Ronald Wojnas, a Kennewick pediatrician.

Wojnas has taken 24…

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