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Flash Flood Watch issued July 22 at 7:01PM PDT until July 23 at 11:00PM PDT by NWS

...HEAVY RAINFALL MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING ALONG THE EAST SLOPES OF THE NORTHERN CASCADES... .A BAND OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP IN THE CASCADES FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING INTO THE AFTERNOON. THIS BAND WILL ALSO CONTAIN SOME EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS WITH LOCALLY HEAVIER RAINFALL RATES THAT COULD LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING.

Overnight

Lo63° Scattered Showers

Wednesday

Hi75° Heavy Rain

Wednesday Night

Lo59° Heavy Rain

Thursday

Hi74° Breezy

Thursday Night

Lo59° Mostly Clear

Friday

Hi85° Sunny

Friday Night

Lo62° Mostly Clear

Saturday

Hi90° Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo67° Clear

Sunday

Hi95° Sunny

Relief pours into Pateros

PATEROS — “Supplies, Meals, Hugs & Prayers. Pateros and Brewster Schools.”

Mansfield museum opens new Great Northern exhibit

If you want to know about the history of the Great Northern Railway’s Mansfield line, there is one place to go: the Mansfield historical museum. It opened its lower floor this year to a new exhibit, all about the 60-mile rail line that operated up the Moses Coulee and Douglas Creek to Mansfield from 1909 to 1985.

Air quality has improved

WENATCHEE — After alternating between “unhealthy” and “unhealthy for sensitive groups” for several days, Wenatchee’s air quality was deemed healthy again this morning.
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Family float fun

Families took advantage of warm weather and smoke-free skies Saturday at Walla Walla Point Park. Osprey Rafting of Leavenworth offers their Family Float from lower Cashmere to Wenatchee that is a gentler experience than extreme rapids of the Wenatchee River between Leavenworth and Cashmere.

Common Ground | You can count on us

It has been heartening to see readers responding so favorably to the outstanding fire coverage that The World staff has delivered throughout the tragic wildfires that have ripped through North Central Washington.

Two men arrested after back burns go out of control

TWISP — Two NCW residents were arrested on suspicion of arson this weekend, accused of setting back burns that got out of control, with one of them almost trapping a fire crew in a canyon.

Storm could bring rain, lightning

WENATCHEE — A strong storm system is expected in North Central Washington today, bringing a drizzle today and a good chance of heavy rain Wednesday.