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Flood Watch issued January 17 at 7:42PM PST until January 17 at 10:00PM PST by NWS

...RAIN AND SNOWMELT MAY CAUSE LOCALIZED FLOODING ISSUES BEGINNING WEDNESDAY... ...FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT... THE FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR * PORTIONS OF NORTH IDAHO AND WASHINGTON, INCLUDING THE

Tonight

Lo19° Wintry Mix

Wednesday

Hi31° Freezing Rain then Rain/Freezing Rain

Wednesday Night

Lo29° Wintry Mix Likely then Slight Chance Snow

Thursday

Hi36° Slight Chance Snow then Cloudy

Thursday Night

Lo25° Slight Chance Snow

Friday

Hi33° Rain/Snow Likely

Friday Night

Lo26° Snow Likely

Saturday

Hi33° Chance Rain

Saturday Night

Lo24° Chance Snow

Sunday

Hi33° Rain/Snow Likely

Senator seeks probe in whistleblower firing

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RICHLAND — U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., is demanding an investigation into the treatment of whistleblowers at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.

Two whistleblowers have been fired in the past five months after raising safety concerns about the construction of a $13 billion plant to treat the site’s most dangerous radioactive wastes.

Wyden’s office said today he will ask the Government Accountability Office to investigate both the pattern of contractor retaliation against whistleblowers, and the U.S. Department of Energy’s lack of…

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