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Flash Flood Watch issued July 23 at 7:04AM PDT until July 23 at 11:00PM PDT by NWS

...HEAVY RAINFALL MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING ALONG THE EAST SLOPES OF THE NORTHERN CASCADES... .A BAND OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP IN THE CASCADES LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING INTO THE AFTERNOON. THIS BAND WILL ALSO CONTAIN SOME EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS WITH LOCALLY HEAVIER RAINFALL RATES THAT COULD LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. THUNDERSTORMS

This Afternoon

Hi75° Showers

Tonight

Lo58° Scattered Thunderstorms

Thursday

Hi73° Slight Chc Showers

Thursday Night

Lo59° Breezy

Friday

Hi83° Sunny

Friday Night

Lo61° Mostly Clear

Saturday

Hi88° Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo67° Clear

Sunday

Hi95° Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo73° Clear

Grant PUD loses appeal to arbitrate island dispute

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SAN FRANCISCO — If the Grant County PUD wanted to settle a federal lawsuit filed by the property owners of Crescent Bar Island, the utility should have insisted on doing before battling the case in court for 11 months.

That was the opinion, released Monday, of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which rejected a PUD effort to have the lawsuit thrown out by invoking a clause in a contract with the islanders that requires disputes be settled through arbitration.

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