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Flood Watch issued January 17 at 7:42PM PST until January 17 at 10:00PM PST by NWS

...RAIN AND SNOWMELT MAY CAUSE LOCALIZED FLOODING ISSUES BEGINNING WEDNESDAY... ...FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT... THE FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR * PORTIONS OF NORTH IDAHO AND WASHINGTON, INCLUDING THE

Tonight

Lo19° Wintry Mix

Wednesday

Hi31° Freezing Rain then Rain/Freezing Rain

Wednesday Night

Lo29° Wintry Mix Likely then Slight Chance Snow

Thursday

Hi36° Slight Chance Snow then Cloudy

Thursday Night

Lo25° Slight Chance Snow

Friday

Hi33° Rain/Snow Likely

Friday Night

Lo26° Snow Likely

Saturday

Hi33° Chance Rain

Saturday Night

Lo24° Chance Snow

Sunday

Hi33° Rain/Snow Likely

Firefighters can be seen at lower left as fire races up the east side of Numeral Mountain from Highway 97A, close to Entiat on Wednesday night. Wind blew the fire east toward Highway 97A and the Columbia River south of Entiat.

Firefighters can be seen at lower left as fire races up the east side of Numeral Mountain from Highway 97A, close to Entiat on Wednesday night. Wind blew the fire east toward Highway 97A and the Columbia River south of Entiat.

Black smoke explodes in the air at the bottom of the Entiat Valley Wednesday afternoon as fire blows through the area in gusty winds.

Black smoke explodes in the air at the bottom of the Entiat Valley Wednesday afternoon as fire blows through the area in gusty winds.

Les Kile watches as a Chelan County fire crew arrives at his house on Highway 97A Wednesday afternoon. He was put on a level three evacuation order. He and his wife decided to stay at their home at the mouth of Spencer Canyon even though fire had crested the mountain overlooking their home. Pointing to the Columbia River, he said, "The lake is within running distance."

Les Kile watches as a Chelan County fire crew arrives at his house on Highway 97A Wednesday afternoon. He was put on a level three evacuation order. He and his wife decided to stay at their home at the mouth of Spencer Canyon even though fire had crested the mountain overlooking their home. Pointing to the Columbia River, he said, "The lake is within running distance."

Mike Fishbaugher packs up his electronics at his house on Highway 97A Wednesday afternoon after being put on a level three evacuation order. "If I've got to run, I need to get a few things out," he said. "I don't have renter's insurance." After sheriff deputies gave him a level three evacuation notice, he said, "I thought we were fine then they came over and handed me a level three. I've only lived here for four years, I've never been through an actual fire."

Mike Fishbaugher packs up his electronics at his house on Highway 97A Wednesday afternoon after being put on a level three evacuation order. "If I've got to run, I need to get a few things out," he said. "I don't have renter's insurance." After sheriff deputies gave him a level three evacuation notice, he said, "I thought we were fine then they came over and handed me a level three. I've only lived here for four years, I've never been through an actual fire."

As fire blows through the lower Entiat Valley Wednesday afternoon, a helicopter with a bucket of water returns from the Entiat River to drop its load.

As fire blows through the lower Entiat Valley Wednesday afternoon, a helicopter with a bucket of water returns from the Entiat River to drop its load.

Les and Lorraine Kile decide to stay at their home on Highway 97A at the mouth of Spencer Canyon Wednesday afternoon. They were put on a level three evacuation order. Even though fire had crested the mountain overlooking their home, he said, pointing to the Columbia River, "The lake is within running distance."

Les and Lorraine Kile decide to stay at their home on Highway 97A at the mouth of Spencer Canyon Wednesday afternoon. They were put on a level three evacuation order. Even though fire had crested the mountain overlooking their home, he said, pointing to the Columbia River, "The lake is within running distance."

Les Kile talks with Chelan County deputies as they put him on a level three evacuation order. He and his wife decided to stay at their home at the mouth of Spencer Canyon even though fire had crested the mountain overlooking their home. Pointing to the Columbia River, he said, "The lake is within running distance."

Les Kile talks with Chelan County deputies as they put him on a level three evacuation order. He and his wife decided to stay at their home at the mouth of Spencer Canyon even though fire had crested the mountain overlooking their home. Pointing to the Columbia River, he said, "The lake is within running distance."

A cloud of smoke and steam rises from Chelan County and blows across the Columbia River into Douglas County Wednesday night as the Mills Canyon Fire continues to burn.

A cloud of smoke and steam rises from Chelan County and blows across the Columbia River into Douglas County Wednesday night as the Mills Canyon Fire continues to burn.

A spot fire burns ahead of the major fire front near Highway 97A Wednesday night.

A spot fire burns ahead of the major fire front near Highway 97A Wednesday night.