Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
558 AM PDT MON JUL 6 2015

...THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED OVER THE MOUNTAINS TUESDAY...

.A COLD FRONT FROM CANADA WILL BRING THE POTENTIAL FOR
THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS AND NORTHERN BASIN ON
TUESDAY.

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NORTHERN AND CENTRAL IDAHO PANHANDLE (ZONE 101)-
EAST WASHINGTON NORTH CASCADES (ZONE 685)-
EAST WASHINGTON NORTHEAST (ZONE 686)-
EAST WASHINGTON OKANOGAN HIGHLANDS (ZONE 687)-
558 AM PDT MON JUL 6 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING FOR THUNDERSTORMS FOR THE NORTH
CASCADES...OKANOGAN HIGHLANDS...NORTHEAST WASHINGTON AND THE
NORTHERN IDAHO PANHANDLE...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH FOR THUNDERSTORMS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA: FIRE WEATHER ZONE 101 NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
  IDAHO PANHANDLE (ZONE 101)...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 685 EAST
  WASHINGTON NORTH CASCADES (ZONE 685)...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 686
  EAST WASHINGTON NORTHEAST (ZONE 686) AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 687
  EAST WASHINGTON OKANOGAN HIGHLANDS (ZONE 687).

* THUNDERSTORMS: STORMS WILL DEVELOP OVER THE MOUNTAINS NEAR THE
  CANADIAN BORDER MIDDAY TUESDAY AND THEN MOVE TO THE SOUTH DURING
  THE AFTERNOON...INTO THE NORTHERN BASIN BY LATE AFTERNOON.

* OUTFLOW WINDS: GUSTY WINDS ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

* IMPACTS: LIGHTNING IN COMBINATION WITH DRY FUELS COULD RESULT IN
  ADDITIONAL WILD FIRE STARTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

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