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Ice Storm Warning issued January 18 at 6:58AM PST until January 18 at 10:00AM PST by NWS

...ICE STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING... * LOCATIONS...WENATCHEE, CHELAN, ENTIAT, CASHMERE, WATERVILLE, MANSFIELD, AND BADGER MOUNTAIN ROAD. * ICE ACCUMULATIONS...LESS THAN A TENTH OF AN INCH. * SNOW ACCUMULATION...UP TO 2 INCHES OVER THE WATERVILLE PLATEAU.

Today

Hi27° Chance Freezing Rain

Tonight

Lo27° Chance Wintry Mix then Slight Chance Snow

Thursday

Hi33° Slight Chance Snow then Cloudy

Thursday Night

Lo27° Slight Chance Snow

Friday

Hi31° Chance Rain/Snow

Friday Night

Lo27° Chance Rain/Snow

Saturday

Hi32° Chance Rain/Snow

Saturday Night

Lo26° Chance Rain/Snow

Sunday

Hi32° Rain/Snow Likely

Sunday Night

Lo25° Slight Chance Snow

Heavy snow traps Tri-Cities family in cabin near Lake Wenatchee

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LAKE WENATCHEE — A heavy, unexpected snowfall of 26 inches trapped a Tri-Cities family of six in a cabin north of Lake Wenatchee from Saturday through midday Wednesday when Chelan County sheriff’s deputies rescued them.

The family was not injured or in extreme crisis, said Sgt. Kent Siss.

“They had plenty of firewood left and canned food, but not much more than another day’s worth for that many people,” he said. “They definitely had cabin fever.”

On Monday, one of…

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