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Today

Hi44° Mostly Sunny

Tonight

Lo34° Patchy Fog

Tuesday

Hi42° Slight Chc Rain

Tuesday Night

Lo34° Slight Chc Rain

Wednesday

Hi39° Chance Rain

Wednesday Night

Lo29° Mostly Cloudy

Christmas Day

Hi35° Mostly Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo25° Partly Cloudy

Friday

Hi34° Mostly Sunny

Friday Night

Lo26° Mostly Cloudy

More of your photos: Colockum Tarps Fire

Through these photos of the Colockum Tarps Fire we see smoky skies, firefighters at work, and even a thank you note. We are thankful to have receivd so many fire photos today and yesterday — thank you for sharing. If you have any fire photos, please share them on the Wenatchee World Facebook page or send them to wooldridge@wenatcheeworld.com
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Colockum Tarps Fire map

The Colockum Tarps Fire now covers some 67 square miles and continues to grow primarily to the south.

Wetter weather and thunderstorms to come this week

WENATCHEE — A series of thunderstorms due in later this week could bring some relief — or cause more problems — at ongoing fires in the state including the 15,000-acre Colockum Tarps Fire.

Power could be out until this evening in Colockum area

COLOCKUM — About 65 homes in the Colockum/Tarpiscan burn area may not see power restored until at least this evening, as crews work to replace poles that burned in the Colockum-Tarps fire, south of Wenatchee.

Red Cross shelter ready for evacuees

WENATCHEE — Four members of a family from the scorched Tarpiscan Canyon area were the first evacuees to seek emergency relief in a shelter set up here Saturday by the Apple Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross.