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Heat Advisory issued June 30 at 2:55PM PDT until July 03 at 9:00PM PDT by NWS

...HOT TEMPERATURES RETURN TO THE INLAND NORTHWEST... .TRIPLE DIGIT TEMPERATURES AROUND 103 DEGREES OR ABOVE WILL RETURN WEDNESDAY PERSISTING INTO FRIDAY. THE HEAT WILL HIT FIRST IN THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF THE CENTRAL BASIN, SOUTHWEST PALOUSE AND ALONG THE CLEARWATER RIVER EXPANDING NORTHWARD IN LOWER VALLEY AREAS ALONG THE COLUMBIA THROUGH WENATCHEE AND INTO

Tonight

Lo71° Clear

Wednesday

Hi100° Hot

Wednesday Night

Lo73° Clear

Thursday

Hi104° Hot

Thursday Night

Lo73° Clear

Friday

Hi102° Hot

Friday Night

Lo70° Clear

Independence Day

Hi103° Hot

Saturday Night

Lo68° Clear

Sunday

Hi98° Hot

Possible source of fumes uncovered at nuclear site

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RICHLAND — A contractor at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation has identified two possible sources of fumes that have sickened 18 workers over the past two weeks at the nation’s most contaminated nuclear weapons site.

Washington River Protection Solutions said Thursday an investigation found a cut in insulation at a pump and liquid in unused equipment at the tank farms holding radioactive and chemical wastes.

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