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New rain gauges around region warn of flood potential

New rain gauges around region warn of flood potential

Nine new rain gauges have been installed in areas burned by last summer’s wildfires in Okanogan and Chelan counties to provide warning of potential flash flooding following heavy rains. The gauges were put in place this fall by the state Department of Ecology in rugged areas that have no weather radar coverage by the…
Record rain blocks roads and turns rivers brown

Record rain blocks roads and turns rivers brown

By Marcy Stamper
Torrential rains on the Methow Thursday night and Friday morning (Sept. 5–6) unleashed dense slides of mud and debris, closing Highway 20 and several U.S. Forest Service roads and making area rivers resemble chocolate pudding.