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Special Weather Statement issued July 23 at 4:09PM PDT by NWS

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT THE WESTERN COLUMBIA BASIN AND EASTERN OKANOGAN COUNTY ALONG WITH FERRY COUNTY... AT 407 PM PDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 7 MILES NORTHWEST OF CHELAN TO 26 MILES NORTH OF DAVENPORT...AND MOVING NORTH AT 40 MPH. WIND GUSTS OF 50 TO 57 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS. THIS

Late Afternoon

Hi75° Showers Likely

Tonight

Lo57° Showers Likely

Thursday

Hi73° Slight Chc Showers

Thursday Night

Lo56° Breezy

Friday

Hi82° Sunny

Friday Night

Lo60° Mostly Clear

Saturday

Hi87° Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo63° Clear

Sunday

Hi95° Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo73° Mostly Clear

A bond with a practical feel to it

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I can’t help it. I think more about my tax bill these days. Property taxes especially stick in the corner of my mind reserved for worry and fret. This time of year, that’s where things are stacking up.

It comes with getting older, I suppose. We moved into this old house nearly 30 years ago, and like most people we had a mortgage and paid our taxes on autopilot through an escrow account, which kept them mostly out of sight and out of mind. That’s over. Now we sit down and write a check twice a year, and that puts things in a new perspective. Hey, wait a minute, this is real money.

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