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The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

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This Afternoon

Hi94° Sunny


Lo67° Clear


Hi94° Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo69° Clear


Hi97° Hot

Thursday Night

Lo71° Clear


Hi97° Hot

Friday Night

Lo69° Clear


Hi92° Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo63° Clear


Kayak cousins

With their paddles every which way, Kenny and Natalie Sarmiento, Los Angeles, and their cousin Jared Reynoso, 11, Wenatchee, row their rental kayak back to shore at Walla Walla Point Park Tuesday. The park's lagoon is a cool spot to spend time on the warm summer afternoons.

Water cooler

Campers cool off at Confluence State Park Monday as temperatures hover around 100 degrees.

Impatient driver starts grass fire

EAST WENATCHEE — An impatient driver who tried a short-cut through dry grass started a fire off Highway 97 on Thursday afternoon.

Missing teen climbers rescued

LEAVENWORTH — Two Seattle teenagers who lost all their gear while climbing Dragontail Peak were suffering from hypothermia and initial frostbite when were rescued by a Chelan County Sheriff’s rescue team late Thursday night.

First heat wave of the year arrives

WENATCHEE — Break out the sunscreen and bathing suits. Light the barbecue and fill the pool. Summer-like weather arrives today with possible record-breaking temperatures near 100 degrees forecast this weekend throughout North Central Washington.

Everybody Out | The Mad Dog Climb to McKenzie Saddle

A few years back, we received this email from John Marshall describing a thigh-burning road ride in the Entiat River environs that was perfect for testing your fitness and getting the heart pumping:

Getting Out

NCW outdoor events through June 10

Forest Service proposes Chelan restoration project

CHELAN — The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest is looking for public input on a proposal to thin, prune and burn trees on 5,337 acres in the First Creek watershed 10 miles northwest of Chelan.

A new day for Leavenworth’s KOA

LEAVENWORTH — Memorial Day weekend marks the first big weekend of a new season at many campgrounds across North Central Washington.

Campers warned of closed roads, fire danger

NCW — As campers head into North Central Washington for the start of camping season this weekend, state and federal agencies are warning that some Forest Service roads are closed due to washouts.

Getting Out

NCW outdoor events through June 2