THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A .. FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR... SOUTHWESTERN OKANOGAN COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN WASHINGTON... .. UNTIL 800 PM PDT .. AT 454 PM PDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. FLASH FLOODING OR DEBRIS FLOWS ARE POSSIBLE SHORTLY. THE DEBRIS FLOW CAN CONSIST OF ROCK...MUD...VEGETATION AND OTHER LOOSE MATERIALS. .. FLASH FLOODING COULD IMPACT DRAINAGES ALONG HIGHWAY 153 BETWEEN METHOW AND TWISP IN SOUTHWESTERN OKANOGAN COUNTY. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE. THE AFFECTED AREAS ARE THE CARLTON COMPLEX FIRE BURN SCARS ABOVE THE METHOW RIVER VALLEY. HIGH INTENSITY RAINFALL ON THE BURNED AREAS MAY CAUSE DANGEROUS FLASH FLOODING AND DEBRIS FLOWS. RESIDENTS AND MOTORISTS IN AND BELOW THE CARLTON COMPLEX FIRE BURN SCAR IN THE METHOW VALLEY...INCLUDING MOTORISTS ON HIGHWAY 97A FROM CHELAN TO BREWSTER...AND STATE HIGHWAY 153 FROM PATEROS TO TWISP...SHOULD TAKE IMMEDIATE PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY.
Wenatchee's historic Wells House will benefit from a fundraiser planned for the this weekend.
Chris Bassett with the Wells House Committee invites the community to a tea party this Saturday at the mansion on the grounds of Wenatchee Valley College.
Tickets can be purchased at the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center or call 888-4620 to pay by credit card.
The Wells House was built 1909 by a pioneering tree fruit grower Alfred Wells...
Can Washington State's apple industry recover from the losses suffered from the Westcoast seaport labor dispute.
Port operators and the Unions representing dock workers have resolved their problems but the same cannot be said for the tree fruit industry...