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Wind Advisory issued August 29 at 9:59AM 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

This Afternoon

Hi75° Mostly Sunny

Tonight

Lo56° Showers Likely

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

Road work for a better downtown

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A stroll on Wenatchee Avenue downtown on a warm spring afternoon is still a most pleasant and relaxing experience, but look around and you can see evidence that a good share of it is about to be chewed up. Spray-paint lines mark future surgery on streets and sidewalks. Street Closed signs are propped up and ready to block traffic. Come sundown you anticipate this will be a busy, and different place.

It’s easy to imagine a dirty mess, as the downtown repaving and revitalization project moves ahead. Right now, it’s important for those of us who patronize downtown businesses and restaurants to remember that this construction-induced inconvenience is no reason for us to change our habits. In fact, it is most important that we do not.

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