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Winter Storm Watch issued January 16 at 3:40AM PST until January 18 at 10:00AM PST by NWS

...SIGNIFICANT ICE ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE FROM FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT... .A DEEP FETCH OF SUBTROPICAL MOISTURE NOSES INTO THE REGION STARTING TONIGHT AND LINGERS THROUGH MIDWEEK. THIS WARM, MOIST CONVEYOR BELT WILL OVERRUN A VERY COLD AIR MASS CURRENTLY IN PLACE BRINGING THE POTENTIAL FOR SEVERAL HOURS OF FREEZING RAIN, SLEET,

M.L.King Day

Hi19° Slight Chance Wintry Mix and Patchy Freezing Fog

Tonight

Lo15° Chance Wintry Mix

Tuesday

Hi29° Wintry Mix Likely

Tuesday Night

Lo26° Rain

Wednesday

Hi36° Rain

Wednesday Night

Lo29° Rain Likely then Slight Chance Rain

Thursday

Hi36° Mostly Cloudy

Thursday Night

Lo27° Slight Chance Rain/Snow

Friday

Hi34° Rain Likely

Friday Night

Lo24° Snow Likely

1/1/2017    World photo/Don Seabrook
Some of the 50 people who jumped into frigid Lake Wenatchee leap off of the dock at the state park Sunday. It was the 24th annual Jim Sofie Memorial Polar Bear Plunge. With a water temperature of about 40-degrees and the air in the mid 20's, most of the participants didn't spend long in the lake or outside, hurrying into their warm cars.

1/1/2017 World photo/Don Seabrook Some of the 50 people who jumped into frigid Lake Wenatchee leap off of the dock at the state park Sunday. It was the 24th annual Jim Sofie Memorial Polar Bear Plunge. With a water temperature of about 40-degrees and the air in the mid 20's, most of the participants didn't spend long in the lake or outside, hurrying into their warm cars.

1/1/2017    World photo/Don Seabrook
Danny Beard, Bellevue, jumps into Lake Wenatchee in a ten-year-old suit Sunday, his first suit he bought out of college he says. It wasn't waterproof. He was one of about 50 people who jumped off the dock at Lake Wenatchee State Park during the 24th annual Jim Sofie Memorial Polar Bear Plunge. With a water temperature of about 40-degrees and the air in the mid 20's, most of the participants didn't spend long in the lake or outside, hurrying into their warm cars.

1/1/2017 World photo/Don Seabrook Danny Beard, Bellevue, jumps into Lake Wenatchee in a ten-year-old suit Sunday, his first suit he bought out of college he says. It wasn't waterproof. He was one of about 50 people who jumped off the dock at Lake Wenatchee State Park during the 24th annual Jim Sofie Memorial Polar Bear Plunge. With a water temperature of about 40-degrees and the air in the mid 20's, most of the participants didn't spend long in the lake or outside, hurrying into their warm cars.

1/1/2017    World photo/Don Seabrook
Vitek Siroky, East Wenatchee walks back to his clothes after jumping into Lake Wenatchee Sunday, one of about 50 people who jumped off the dock at Lake Wenatchee State Park during the 24th annual Jim Sofie Memorial Polar Bear Plunge. With a water temperature of about 40-degrees and the air in the mid 20's, most of the participants didn't spend long in the lake or outside, hurrying into their warm cars.

1/1/2017 World photo/Don Seabrook Vitek Siroky, East Wenatchee walks back to his clothes after jumping into Lake Wenatchee Sunday, one of about 50 people who jumped off the dock at Lake Wenatchee State Park during the 24th annual Jim Sofie Memorial Polar Bear Plunge. With a water temperature of about 40-degrees and the air in the mid 20's, most of the participants didn't spend long in the lake or outside, hurrying into their warm cars.

1/1/2017    World photo/Don Seabrook
Matt Iseri, Seattle, celebrates his dip into Lake Wenatchee at the State Park boat launch Sunday during the 24th annual Jim Sofie Memorial Polar Bear Plunge. With a water temperature of about 40-degrees and the air in the mid 20's, most of the participants didn't spend long in the lake or outside, hurrying into their warm cars.

1/1/2017 World photo/Don Seabrook Matt Iseri, Seattle, celebrates his dip into Lake Wenatchee at the State Park boat launch Sunday during the 24th annual Jim Sofie Memorial Polar Bear Plunge. With a water temperature of about 40-degrees and the air in the mid 20's, most of the participants didn't spend long in the lake or outside, hurrying into their warm cars.

1/1/2017    World photo/Don Seabrook
From front to back, Elese Turner, Jessica Fowler, Hannah and Barb Wehrer hop into Lake Wenatchee then exit promptly to towels and a warm car Sunday at Lake Wenatchee State Park Sunday during the 24th annual Jim Sofie Memorial Polar Bear Plunge. With a water temperature of about 40-degrees and the air in the mid 20's, most of the participants didn't spend long in the lake or outside.

1/1/2017 World photo/Don Seabrook From front to back, Elese Turner, Jessica Fowler, Hannah and Barb Wehrer hop into Lake Wenatchee then exit promptly to towels and a warm car Sunday at Lake Wenatchee State Park Sunday during the 24th annual Jim Sofie Memorial Polar Bear Plunge. With a water temperature of about 40-degrees and the air in the mid 20's, most of the participants didn't spend long in the lake or outside.

1/1/2017    World photo/Don Seabrook
Matt Iseri, Seattle, left, and Jarrett Payne, Renton, jump off the dock at Lake Wenatchee State Park Sunday during the 24th annual Jim Sofie Memorial Polar Bear Plunge. With a water temperature of about 40-degrees and the air in the mid 20's, most of the participants didn't spend long in the lake or outside, hurrying into their warm cars.

1/1/2017 World photo/Don Seabrook Matt Iseri, Seattle, left, and Jarrett Payne, Renton, jump off the dock at Lake Wenatchee State Park Sunday during the 24th annual Jim Sofie Memorial Polar Bear Plunge. With a water temperature of about 40-degrees and the air in the mid 20's, most of the participants didn't spend long in the lake or outside, hurrying into their warm cars.

1/1/2017    World photo/Don Seabrook
Mike Rutz, Goldbar, celebrates a successful dip into Lake Wenatchee Sunday during the 24th annual Jim Sofie Memorial Polar Bear Plunge. With a water temperature of about 40-degrees and the air in the mid 20's, most of the participants didn't spend long in the lake or outside, hurrying into their warm cars.

1/1/2017 World photo/Don Seabrook Mike Rutz, Goldbar, celebrates a successful dip into Lake Wenatchee Sunday during the 24th annual Jim Sofie Memorial Polar Bear Plunge. With a water temperature of about 40-degrees and the air in the mid 20's, most of the participants didn't spend long in the lake or outside, hurrying into their warm cars.

1/1/2017    World photo/Don Seabrook
Danny Beard, Bellevue, celebrates after jumping into Lake Wenatchee in a ten-year-old suit Sunday, his first suit he bought out of college he says. It wasn't waterproof. He was one of about 50 people who jumped off the dock at Lake Wenatchee State Park during the 24th annual Jim Sofie Memorial Polar Bear Plunge. With a water temperature of about 40-degrees and the air in the mid 20's, most of the participants didn't spend long in the lake or outside, hurrying into their warm cars.

1/1/2017 World photo/Don Seabrook Danny Beard, Bellevue, celebrates after jumping into Lake Wenatchee in a ten-year-old suit Sunday, his first suit he bought out of college he says. It wasn't waterproof. He was one of about 50 people who jumped off the dock at Lake Wenatchee State Park during the 24th annual Jim Sofie Memorial Polar Bear Plunge. With a water temperature of about 40-degrees and the air in the mid 20's, most of the participants didn't spend long in the lake or outside, hurrying into their warm cars.