Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
1249 PM PDT FRI AUG 1 2014

...SCATTERED LIGHTNING AND SOME ERRATIC THUNDERSTORMS WINDS OVER
THE NORTH CASCADE EAST SLOPES ZONES TODAY...


WAZ673-676-677-680-682-012100-
/O.CAN.KOTX.FW.A.0007.000000T0000Z-140802T0600Z/
EAST WASHINGTON NORTHERN COLUMBIA BASIN (ZONE 673)-
EAST WASHINGTON SOUTH CENTRAL CASCADE VALLEYS (ZONE 676)-
EAST WASHINGTON CENTRAL CASCADE VALLEYS (ZONE 677)-
EAST WASHINGTON SOUTH CENTRAL CASCADE MOUNTAINS (ZONE 680)-
EAST WASHINGTON CENTRAL CASCADE MOUNTAINS (ZONE 682)-
1249 PM PDT FRI AUG 1 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS CANCELLED FOR SCATTERED DRY LIGHTNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS CANCELLED THE FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR THE CENTRAL PART OF THE EAST SLOPES OF THE
CASCADES.

EXPECT ONLY ISOLATED LIGHTNING.

$$

WAZ684-685-020400-
/O.UPG.KOTX.FW.A.0007.000000T0000Z-140802T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KOTX.FW.W.0009.140801T1949Z-140802T0600Z/
EAST WASHINGTON OKANOGAN/METHOW VALLEYS (ZONE 684)-
EAST WASHINGTON NORTH CASCADES (ZONE 685)-
1249 PM PDT FRI AUG 1 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR
SCATTERED DRY LIGHTNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR SCATTERED DRY LIGHTNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11
PM PDT THIS EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN
EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA: FIRE WEATHER ZONE 684 EAST WASHINGTON
  OKANOGAN/METHOW VALLEYS (ZONE 684) AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 685
  EAST WASHINGTON NORTH CASCADES (ZONE 685).

* THUNDERSTORMS: EXPECT THUNDERSTORMS TO DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND
  LAST INTO THE EVENING HOURS.

* OUTFLOW WINDS: ERRATIC OUTFLOW WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH WILL BE
  POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS: NEW FIRE STARTS FROM LIGHTNING AS WELL AS EXISTING FIRE
  GROWTH FROM ERRATIC AND GUSTY THUNDER OUTFLOW WINDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE EXTREME FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$


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