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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

Today

Hi80° Scattered Thunderstorms

Tonight

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

Tuesday Night

Lo64° Mostly Clear

Government shutdown closes doors on outdoor lovers

Because of politics, the gates are locked at Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge and a Washington hunter has lost what may be his last chance in a lifetime to hunt elk with a special permit.

Going pink in the Puget Sound

SEATTLE — Anglers will soon be tickled pink with delight as more than 6.2 million pink salmon will surge into Puget Sound.
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Hot weather? No problem — take a cool trip

It’s been hot lately — hot enough to poach eggs on the roof of sun-exposed cars, and hot enough to bake brains in the ovens of sun-exposed skulls. The weekend ahead calls for a slight reduction in the thermostat. Likely it will be warm enough to sweat but not so hot as to cook. If you’re looking to get outdoors this weekend, here are some ideas:

Cashmere native places in Belgium race

SANKT VITH, Belgium — Cashmere native Cole Paton finished 16th overall in a recent cross country mountain bike race in the 17 and under age category.

Chinook are waiting in our own back yard

WENATCHEE — Steadily, salmon are moving past sweltering downtown Wenatchee, swimming silently deep in the currents resolute in reaching their home tributary to breed and finish their life’s journey. As temperatures heat the streets, the serious angler plans for the hour when he might battle a king into his boat.

Statewide burn ban now in effect

The Department of Natural Resources announced a statewide burn ban effective July 1 through Sept. 30 on all DNR protected lands.