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Winter Weather Advisory issued January 18 at 2:51PM PST until January 19 at 4:00AM PST by NWS

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 AM PST THURSDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREEZING RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 AM PST THURSDAY. * LOCATIONS...MOSES LAKE, EPHRATA, OTHELLO, QUINCY, WENATCHEE,

Tonight

Lo25° Wintry Mix Likely then Snow Likely

Thursday

Hi35° Chance Rain/Snow

Thursday Night

Lo24° Chance Rain/Snow

Friday

Hi31° Chance Rain/Snow

Friday Night

Lo26° Rain/Snow Likely then Snow Likely

Saturday

Hi30° Chance Rain/Snow

Saturday Night

Lo24° Chance Rain/Snow

Sunday

Hi33° Rain/Snow Likely

Sunday Night

Lo22° Slight Chance Snow

Monday

Hi30° Slight Chance Snow

Tourism boosts Okanogan County jobs in April

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OKANOGAN — Big job gains in tourism, manufacturing and construction helped shrink Okanogan County’s unemployment rate in April to 7.8 percent.

The drop of 1.8 percentage points from April 2013 marked the fourth straight month of year-over-year improvement, the Employment Security Department reported Thursday.

Tourism led all sectors with a 13 percent rise (140 jobs) as the region kicked off fishing season and other summer activities. Other gaining sectors were manufacturing with 17 percent jump (60 jobs) and construction…

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