Eastern Washington and North Idaho Watches and Warnings

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WGUS66 KOTX 270251
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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KOTX
751 PM PDT SUN JUL 26 2015


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OKANOGAN HIGHLANDS-EAST SLOPES NORTHERN CASCADES-OKANOGAN VALLEY-
751 PM PDT SUN JUL 26 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH WILL EXPIRE AT 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF NORTH CENTRAL WASHINGTON WILL EXPIRE AT 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUE OVER THE AREA BUT HAVE NOT PRODUCED SUBSTANTIAL ENOUGH PRECIPITATION TO PRODUCE ANY FLASH FLOODS OR DEBRIS FLOWS NEAR ANY OF THE BURN SCARS FROM 2014 AND 2015 WILDFIRES...THEREFORE THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH WILL BE ALLOWED TO EXPIRE.

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WGUS66 KOTX 261749
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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KOTX
1049 AM PDT SUN JUL 26 2015

...FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE TODAY FROM THUNDERSTORMS...

THUNDERSTORMS CONTAINING HEAVY RAIN ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND LINGER INTO EARLY EVENING. HEAVY RAIN COULD CAUSE RAPID RUNOFF AND LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING OR DEBRIS FLOWS. HIGHEST RISK AREAS WILL BE THOSE IN AND AROUND RECENT BURN SCARS IN THE NORTH CASCADES.

WAZ038-042-043-270300- /O.CON.KOTX.FF.A.0006.150726T2100Z-150727T0300Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ OKANOGAN HIGHLANDS-EAST SLOPES NORTHERN CASCADES-OKANOGAN VALLEY- 1049 AM PDT SUN JUL 26 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF NORTH CENTRAL WASHINGTON...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING EAST SLOPES ...NORTHERN CASCADES...OKANOGAN HIGHLANDS AND OKANOGAN VALLEY.

* FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING

* THUNDERSTORMS WILL BEGIN TO DEVELOP OVER THE NORTHERN CASCADES AROUND EARLY AFTERNOON TODAY AND CONTINUE UNTIL THIS EVENING. THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF DOWNPOURS WITH HIGH RAIN RATES. PRIMARY AREAS OF CONCERN WILL BE THOSE NORTH OF LAKE CHELAN.

* HEAVY RAIN MAY RESULT IN FLASH FLOODING OR DEBRIS FLOWS. HIGHEST RISK AREAS WILL BE THOSE IN AND BELOW RECENT BURN SCARS FROM THE 2014 AND 2015 WILDFIRES. THIS WILL INCLUDE THE CARLTON COMPLEX BURN SCAR NORTHEAST OF THE TOWNS OF WINTHROP AND TWISP. THE UPPER FALLS BURN SCAR NORTH OF MAZAMA AND THE RECENT NEWBY LAKE BURN SCAR WEST OF NIGHTHAWK MAY HAVE ISSUES WITH FLOODING AS WELL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. YOU SHOULD MONITOR FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

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WGUS66 KOTX 261027
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KOTX
327 AM PDT SUN JUL 26 2015

...FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE TODAY FROM THUNDERSTORMS...

THUNDERSTORMS CONTAINING HEAVY RAIN ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND LINGER INTO EARLY EVENING. HEAVY RAIN COULD CAUSE RAPID RUNOFF AND LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING OR DEBRIS FLOWS. HIGHEST RISK AREAS WILL BE THOSE IN AND AROUND RECENT BURN SCARS IN THE NORTH CASCADES.

WAZ038-042-043-261830- /O.NEW.KOTX.FF.A.0006.150726T2100Z-150727T0300Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ OKANOGAN HIGHLANDS-EAST SLOPES NORTHERN CASCADES-OKANOGAN VALLEY- 327 AM PDT SUN JUL 26 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF NORTH CENTRAL WASHINGTON... INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING EAST SLOPES ...NORTHERN CASCADES... OKANOGAN HIGHLANDS AND OKANOGAN VALLEY.

* FROM 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING

* THUNDERSTORMS WILL BEGIN TO DEVELOP OVER THE NORTHERN CASCADES AROUND EARLY AFTERNOON TODAY AND CONTINUE UNTIL EARLY THIS EVENING. THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS WITH HIGH RAIN RATES. PRIMARY AREAS OF CONCERN WILL BE THOSE NORTH OF LAKE CHELAN.

* HEAVY RAIN MAY RESULT IN FLASH FLOODING OR DEBRIS FLOWS. HIGHEST RISK AREAS WILL BE THOSE IN AND BELOW RECENT BURN SCARS FROM THE 2014 AND 2015 WILDFIRES. THIS WILL INCLUDE THE CARLTON COMPLEX BURN SCAR ABOVE THE TOWNS OF WINTHROP...TWISP...AND POTENTIALLY AS FAR EAST AS MALOTT. THE UPPER FALLS BURN SCAR NORTH OF MAZAMA AND THE RECENT NEWBY LAKE BURN SCAR WEST OF NIGHTHAWK MAY HAVE ISSUES WITH FLOODING AS WELL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. YOU SHOULD MONITOR FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

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