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This Afternoon

Hi37° Chance Showers

Tonight

Lo29° Chance Showers and Patchy Fog then Snow and Patchy Fog

Washington's Birthday

Hi38° Rain/Snow

Monday Night

Lo33° Rain

Tuesday

Hi46° Rain then Chance Rain

Tuesday Night

Lo30° Mostly Cloudy

Wednesday

Hi40° Mostly Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo22° Partly Cloudy

Thursday

Hi38° Mostly Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo22° Slight Chance Snow Showers

North Cascades Highway to open Thursday

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WINTHROP — A forecast for gradually warming temperatures along with successful avalanche control work prompted plans to reopen the North Cascades Highway to traffic at noon on Thursday.

That’s just in time for Winthrop’s ‘49er Days, an annual celebration that includes a parade and rendezvous of packers who guide visitors using horses and mules, said Jeff Adamson, spokesman for the Washington Department of Transportation.

The stretch of Highway 20 from Mazama to Newhalem closes every winter due to avalanche danger.…

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