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Watches & Warnings

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued: 4:22 AM PDT Jun. 25, 2018 – National Weather Service

... The Severe Thunderstorm Warning for northwestern Ferry and
northeastern Okanogan counties will expire at 430 am PDT...

the storm which prompted the warning has moved out of the area.
Therefore, the warning will be allowed to expire.

Lat... Lon 4848 11881 4868 11926 4900 11904 4900 11832
time... Mot... loc 1122z 214deg 60kt 4897 11868


Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 2:25 PM PDT Jul. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning in effect from 4 PM Tuesday to 10 PM PDT
Wednesday for wind and low relative humidity for central
Washington Cascade valleys and the western Columbia Basin...

The National Weather Service in Spokane has issued a red flag
warning for wind and low relative humidity, which is in effect
from 4 PM Tuesday to 10 PM PDT Wednesday.

* Affected area: fire weather zone 673 East Washington northern
Columbia Basin and fire weather zone 677 East Washington central
Cascade valleys.

* Winds: west 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

* Relative humidities: 8 to 20 percent.

* Impacts: gusty winds and low relative humidity on dry fuels will
promote rapid fire spread.

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 can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

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