Eastern Washington and North Idaho Watches and Warnings

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Today's and yesterday's warnings in reverse chronological order.


WWUS76 KOTX 282100
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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
200 PM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...THE WIDESPREAD VERY GUSTY WINDS ARE DIMINISHING...

IDZ003-WAZ032-033-282200- /O.CAN.KOTX.WI.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-150328T2100Z/ IDAHO PALOUSE-LOWER GARFIELD AND ASOTIN COUNTIES- WASHINGTON PALOUSE- 200 PM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS CANCELLED THE WIND ADVISORY.

THOUGH THE STRONGEST WINDS HAVE DECREASED... EXPECT WIND GUSTS OF AROUND 35 MPH THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS PARTS OF THE PALOUSE AND SPOKANE REGION. WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO DECREASE OVERNIGHT.

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WWUS76 KOTX 281747
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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
1046 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...STRONG WINDS OVER THE PALOUSE AND NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAIN REGIONS TODAY...

WEST WINDS OF 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH WILL OCCUR THIS TODAY OVER THE PALOUSE AND IN THE POMEROY AREA. AS THE STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM RESPONSIBLE FOR THE WINDS MOVES EASTWARD TODAY...WINDS WILL DECREASE. BY MID AFTERNOON GUSTS WILL DECREASE INTO THE 25 TO 30 MPH RANGE.

IDZ003-WAZ032-033-282100- /O.EXT.KOTX.WI.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-150328T2100Z/ IDAHO PALOUSE-LOWER GARFIELD AND ASOTIN COUNTIES- WASHINGTON PALOUSE- 1046 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH. ALPOWA SUMMIT WILL SEE SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 40 MPH...WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 50 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL LIKELY PEAK BY MID AFTERNOON...THEN GRADUALLY DECREASE THROUGH THE DAY. GUSTS IN THE 25 TO 30 MPH RANGE WILL BE COMMON DURING THE REST OF THE AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES TRAVELING NORTH-SOUTH ALONG HIGHWAYS 195 AND 95 WILL EXPERIENCE STRONG CROSS WINDS. MOTORISTS USING HIGHWAY 12 OVER ALPOWA SUMMIT WILL ALSO EXPERIENCE LOCALIZED CROSS WINDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 30 TO 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

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WWUS76 KOTX 281313
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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
613 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...STRONG WINDS OVER THE PALOUSE THIS MORNING...

WEST WINDS OF 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH WILL OCCUR THIS MORNING OVER THE PALOUSE AND IN THE POMEROY AREA. AS THE STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM RESPONSIBLE FOR THE WINDS MOVES EASTWARD TODAY...WINDS WILL DECREASE. BY EARLY AFTERNOON GUSTS WILL DECREASE INTO THE 25 TO 30 MPH RANGE.

IDZ003-WAZ032-033-281800- /O.CON.KOTX.WI.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-150328T1800Z/ IDAHO PALOUSE-LOWER GARFIELD AND ASOTIN COUNTIES- WASHINGTON PALOUSE- 613 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT THIS MORNING...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL LIKELY PEAK THIS MORNING BETWEEN 6 AM AND 9 AM...AND GRADUALLY DECREASE THROUGH THE DAY. GUSTS IN THE 25 TO 30 MPH RANGE WILL BE COMMON DURING THE AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES TRAVELING NORTH-SOUTH ALONG HIGHWAYS 195 AND 95 WILL EXPERIENCE STRONG CROSS WINDS THIS MORNING. MOTORISTS USING HIGHWAY 12 OVER ALPOWA SUMMIT WILL ALSO EXPERIENCE LOCALIZED CROSS WINDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 30 TO 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

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WWUS76 KOTX 280548
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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
1048 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...VERY WINDY CONDITIONS TONIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING...

A COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE REGION LATE TONIGHT. THE RESULT WILL BE VERY WINDY CONDITIONS...POSSIBLY ENHANCED BY THUNDERSTORMS...ACROSS THE PALOUSE AND NEAR THE NORTH BLUE MOUNTAINS.

IDZ003-WAZ032-033-281400- /O.CON.KOTX.WI.Y.0005.150328T0600Z-150328T1800Z/ IDAHO PALOUSE-LOWER GARFIELD AND ASOTIN COUNTIES- WASHINGTON PALOUSE- 1048 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT SATURDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* TIMING...POCKETS OF VERY WINDY CONDITIONS WILL FIRST DEVELOP THIS EVENING COINCIDING WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...THEN BECOME MORE PROLONGED AND WIDESPREAD ONCE THE COLD FRONT PASSES AND THE PRECIPITATION ENDS OR DIMINISHES MARKEDLY.

* IMPACTS...UNANCHORED HIGH SURFACE AREA OBJECTS MAY BE SHIFTED OR TOPPLED. HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES ALONG THE MOSTLY UNSHELTERED HIGHWAYS OF 195 AND 95 ACROSS THE PALOUSE AND HIGHWAY 12 OVER ALPOWA SUMMIT WILL BE ESPECIALLY AFFECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

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WWUS76 KOTX 272150
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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
250 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...VERY WINDY CONDITIONS TONIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING...

A COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE REGION LATE TONIGHT. THE RESULT WILL BE VERY WINDY CONDITIONS...POSSIBLY ENHANCED BY THUNDERSTORMS...ACROSS THE PALOUSE AND NEAR THE NORTH BLUE MOUNTAINS.

IDZ003-WAZ032-033-280600- /O.NEW.KOTX.WI.Y.0005.150328T0600Z-150328T1800Z/ IDAHO PALOUSE-LOWER GARFIELD AND ASOTIN COUNTIES- WASHINGTON PALOUSE- 250 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 AM PDT SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 AM PDT SATURDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 30 MPH...WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH.

* TIMING...POCKETS OF VERY WINDY CONDITIONS WILL FIRST DEVELOP THIS EVENING COINCIDING WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...THEN BECOME MORE PROLONGED AND WIDESPREAD ONCE THE COLD FRONT PASSES AND THE PRECIPITATION ENDS OR DIMINISHES MARKEDLY.

* IMPACTS...UNANCHORED HIGH SURFACE AREA OBJECTS MAY BE SHIFTED OR TOPPLED. HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES ALONG THE MOSTLY UNSHELTERED HIGHWAYS OF 195 AND 95 ACROSS THE PALOUSE WILL BE ESPECIALLY AFFECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

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