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Flash Flood Watch issued August 01 at 10:54AM PDT until August 01 at 11:00PM PDT by NWS

...FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE ON RECENT BURN AREAS FRIDAY... .BRIEF DOWNPOURS FROM ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS COULD PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING ACROSS AREAS THAT HAVE EXPERIENCED RECENT WILDFIRES. DEBRIS FLOWS AND RAPID RUNOFF WOULD BE A SIGNIFICANT THREAT IN THIS CASE. ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

Late Afternoon

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Tonight

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Saturday Night

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Sunday

Hi99° Hot

Sunday Night

Lo73° Partly Cloudy

Monday

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Monday Night

Lo72° Mostly Clear

Tuesday

Hi98° Hot

Tuesday Night

Lo70° Mostly Clear

Summer fruit freezing: An interview with Margaret Viebrock

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I recently sat down with Margaret Viebrock, food safety and preservation specialist with the Washington State University Extension, to chat about how to best use our freezers for preserving the usually abundant harvest.

Rob Merrill: I love using the peaches, nectarines, and berries I grow to make smoothies and other cool snacks with fruit throughout the year. I have found that freezing is a good way to do that. Above all, I want to make sure I preserve them properly to be safe and to preserve the best fruit quality possible. What tips can you give to help with this?

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