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Winter Weather Advisory issued November 21 at 5:09AM PST until November 22 at 6:00AM PST by NWS

...HEAVY MOUNTAIN SNOW FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY... .A STRONG AND MOIST PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL PASS THROUGH THE REGION FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY. SNOW WILL GENERALLY BE A MOUNTAIN OCCURRENCE EXCEPT FOR LOCATIONS WEST OF A LINE FROM REPUBLIC TO WENATCHEE. COLD AIR WILL REMAIN TRAPPED IN THESE AREAS LEADING TO PRIMARILY A SNOW EVENT. A COLD FRONT WILL PASS OVER THE

Today

Hi34° Rain/Snow

Tonight

Lo34° Rain/Snow

Saturday

Hi45° Partly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo33° Slight Chc Rain/Snow

Sunday

Hi43° Chance Rain/Snow

Sunday Night

Lo31° Slight Chc Showers

Monday

Hi41° Mostly Cloudy

Monday Night

Lo32° Slight Chc Rain

Tuesday

Hi43° Chance Rain

Tuesday Night

Lo35° Chance Rain

Value whites to enjoy into autumn

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Last week, we reviewed several Pacific Northwest red wines priced at $15 or less. This week, we take a look at whites.

With few exceptions, white wines tend to cost less for several reasons. White wine grapes such as Riesling and Chardonnay can be grown in higher quantities. For example, in Washington an acre of Riesling can produce perhaps 6 tons of grapes, while an acre of Cabernet Sauvignon might only produce 2 to 4 tons. Some white wine grapes such as Riesling and Sauvignon Blanc are aged for short periods of time in stainless steel tanks that can be used over and over rather than expensive oak barrels that might be used for four years at a time.

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