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Wind Advisory issued February 14 at 3:02PM PST until February 15 at 8:00AM PST by NWS

...LOCALLY WINDY TONIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING... .A STRONG WARM FRONT WILL PRODUCE WINDY CONDITIONS OVER SOUTHEAST WASHINGTON AND THE IDAHO PALOUSE LATE TONIGH INTO MONDAY MORNING. LOCALLY STRONG WIND GUSTS WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE AROUND WENATCHEE...CHELAN...AND WATERVILLE AS STRONG WINDS OVER THE CASCADE RIDGES HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO TRANSLATE DOWN TO THE GROUND

Tonight

Lo41° Mostly Cloudy

Washington's Birthday

Hi58° Mostly Sunny

Monday Night

Lo38° Mostly Cloudy

Tuesday

Hi54° Increasing Clouds

Tuesday Night

Lo39° Cloudy

Wednesday

Hi46° Rain Likely

Wednesday Night

Lo38° Rain Likely

Thursday

Hi44° Chance Showers

Thursday Night

Lo32° Mostly Cloudy

Friday

Hi44° Chance Rain

Lost Lake loon beats long odds

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The Okanogan Highlands provide some of the best loon-nesting habitat in the state, with rich wetlands at the lake’s edge providing ideal conditions for floating mat nests.

Lost Lake is no exception, producing more loon chicks on record than any other lake in the state. Unfortunately, this year, a fishing tackle jig became embedded in the tongue of the male loon at Lost Lake. “This may have been caused by ingesting a fish on an active fishing line,” says Ginger Poleschook, who has been conducting common loon observation and conservation efforts in Washington state with her husband Dan for 20 years.

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