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Flash Flood Watch issued July 22 at 7:01PM 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 FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING INTO THE AFTERNOON. THIS BAND WILL ALSO CONTAIN SOME EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS WITH LOCALLY HEAVIER RAINFALL RATES THAT COULD LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING.

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Sports tourism jumps in participants and dollars

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WENATCHEE — A jump in sports tourism added up to more visitors, more dollars spent and more occupied hotel rooms for the Wenatchee Valley in 2013, the best year since the tracking of such stats began six years ago.

A combination of new events, better organization and promotion and no major disruptions — think wildfires or blizzards — boosted growth across the board for area sports tourism, said Matt Kearny, sports marketing director for the Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce.

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