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Wind Advisory issued August 29 at 9:19AM PDT until August 29 at 8:00PM PDT by NWS

...STRONG COLD FRONT TO PRODUCE VERY WINDY CONDITIONS AND BLOWING DUST TODAY... .A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PRODUCE STRONG WINDS ACROSS THE REGION LATE THIS MORNING INTO THE EARLY EVENING HOURS. SOME WIND GUSTS MAY BE STRONG ENOUGH TO RESULT IN HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND CAUSE ISOLATED TREE DAMAGE AND

Today

Hi77° Scattered Showers

Tonight

Lo56° Chance Showers

Sunday

Hi71° Scattered Showers then Partly Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo55° Mostly Cloudy

Monday

Hi74° Slight Chance Showers

Monday Night

Lo55° Slight Chance Showers

Tuesday

Hi75° Slight Chance Showers

Tuesday Night

Lo55° Slight Chance Showers

Wednesday

Hi72° Slight Chance Showers then Mostly Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo55° Slight Chance Showers

Water users hunker down for long, low-water haul

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WENATCHEE — New wells, deeper wells, longer irrigation intakes and big expenses appear to be in the future for many Columbia River water users left dry by the lowered reservoirs behind Wanapum and Rock Island dams.

“During the test, we sucked air,” Tim Dyco, a resident of Hurst Landing Estates, said Monday of a two-day flow test the Chelan County PUD did on its stretch of the river between Rocky Reach and Rock Island dams. “The whole aquifer is being impacted by this.”

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