Okanogan Valley Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

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


Heat Advisory
Issued: 4:53 PM PDT Jul. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect until 8 PM PDT Tuesday...

* temperatures... highs in the upper 90s. Lows in the mid 60s to
around 70.

* Timing... Monday afternoon through Tuesday evening.

* Locations... Wenatchee, Chelan, Entiat, Cashmere, Omak,
Okanogan, Brewster, Bridgeport, Oroville, Nespelem, Waterville,
   Mansfield, Moses Lake, Ephrata, Othello, Quincy, Ritzville,
Grand Coulee, Odessa, Wilbur, and Coulee City.

* Impacts... heat stress and dehydration that could lead to heat
related health concerns such as heat exhaustion and heat

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Take extra precautions... if you work or spend time outside. When
possible... reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.

To reduce risk during outdoor work... the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by
heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke
is an emergency... call 9 1 1.

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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