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Excessive heat warning in effect

High temperatures expected to reach triple digits

COLFAX— The National Weather Service is forecasting that its going to get hotter.

“We are looking at the potential for some dangerous heat to come in. It will start to get hot on Sunday,” Meterologist, Steven Van Horn said in a July 22 briefing. “We’re going to be looking for most of the heat to be coming next week. An increase for heat related illnesses as the temperatures continue to warm up and get hot.”

By Monday, the agency upgraded its forecast and issued an excessive heat warning for all of Eastern Washington’and most of North Idaho.

The excessive heat warning extends until 11 p.m. Satu...


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