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July 11, 2014 at 7:16 AM

Friday Memo: 5 wildfires … Having a heat wave … Bumper blueberries

Big flames: The state Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is fighting five wildfires across the state, with the largest one near Entiat in Chelan County. Dry weather and hot temperatures are contributing to fierce fire conditions. Speaking of hot: It’s going to be hot today (upper 80s) and it’s going to…

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July 11, 2014 at 6:05 AM

Northwest heat wave expected to last into next week

The Associated Press SEATTLE — The Weather Service says a Northwest heat wave will last into the middle of next week. Forecasters have issued an excessive heat watch for the weekend in the Seattle metro area, meaning the prolonged period of high temperatures could cause heat-related illnesses and accidents. Highs in Seattle are expected in the 80s…

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June 27, 2013 at 6:37 AM

Thursday Memo: 90 degrees next week … Metal falling from the sky … Stinky cash

“We’re having a heat wave … ” Temperatures are expected to climb into the 80s over the weekend and by early next week. And in some areas of Western Washington the temperature could rise to 90 degrees.Yep, that’s right, the 90s! What a change from all this rain, eh?  Even today the rain…

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