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Flash Flood Watch issued August 21 at 9:43PM PDT until August 22 at 9:00PM PDT by NWS

...STORMS TONIGHT AND FRIDAY MAY PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING OR MUD SLIDES OVER NORTH CASCADE BURN SCARS... .SLOW MOVING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY EVENING. LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL BE A POSSIBILITY IN AREAS RECENTLY BURNED BY WILDFIRES...INCLUDING THE CARLTON...CHIWAUKUM...LITTLE BRIDGE CREEK... DUNCAN...MILLS

Overnight

Lo65° Chance Thunderstorms

Friday

Hi80° Scattered Thunderstorms

Friday Night

Lo63° Scattered Showers

Saturday

Hi82° Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo58° Mostly Clear

Sunday

Hi84° Slight Chc Showers

Sunday Night

Lo64° Partly Cloudy

Monday

Hi86° Mostly Sunny

Monday Night

Lo62° Mostly Clear

Tuesday

Hi91° Sunny

Tonasket man killed in crash

OROVILLE — The body of a Tonasket man was discovered early Sunday morning near his crashed car along Highway 7.

Coroner identifies Soap Lake fire victim

SOAP LAKE — A 58-year-old Soap Lake man died early Sunday morning in a fire that destroyed an apartment complex in Soap Lake. David C. Dally, who lived at the apartments, died of smoke inhalation, said Grant County Coroner Craig Morrison.
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Skilled flyers

Scale-model airplanes take to the air this weekend at the Red Apple Flyers Field near Pangborn Airport. Competition continues Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pilots from around the western states and Canada are judged on their flying skills, with the best three out of five flights added up for a total score for the weekend.

Some forest areas to reopen

OKANOGAN — With wildfires becoming more under control, the Forest Service on Sunday will reopen some areas that had been closed.
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Cinder the bear cub making a slow recovery

LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Cinder, a seriously burned and underweight bear cub rescued near Methow after wildfire swept through the area, is making a slow, but sure, recovery.
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Cashmere family waits to bring adopted child home from Congo

CASHMERE — Dawna and Travis Fox wanted another child or two. Not able to conceive their own, they chose to adopt from an impoverished country. They wanted to adopt a child of the same race as their previously adopted son, Luke, 7, who is black.

Minnow Ridge ORV trail closed

LAKE WENATCHEE — The Minnow Ridge ORV Trail — or Forest Service Trail 1524 — is closed temporarily so two bridges can be replaced.

Deputy’s house burglarized

WATERVILLE — Several items — including bullet-proof vests and diving equipment — were taken from a Douglas County Sheriff’s deputy’s house near Waterville on Thursday.
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Thunderstorms will pass today

NCW — Up to an inch and a half of rain fell across the region on Thursday, dousing wildfires and causing small-scale flooding and debris flows.

Trailer burns, barn saved

EAST WENATCHEE — A 30-foot travel trailer was destroyed but firefighters saved a barn at 47 Anderson Lane in East Wenatchee Thursday night.