Eastern Washington and North Idaho Watches and Warnings

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


WGUS86 KOTX 220320
FLSOTX

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
820 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

WAC065-220330-
/O.EXP.KOTX.FA.Y.0043.000000T0000Z-140822T0330Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
STEVENS WA-
820 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

...THE SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 830 PM PDT FOR SOUTHEASTERN STEVENS COUNTY...

THE HEAVY RAIN HAS ENDED...AND FLOODING IS NO LONGER EXPECTED TO POSE A THREAT.

LAT...LON 4831 11750 4824 11749 4814 11750 4813 11749 4806 11748 4805 11776 4827 11781

$$

MF





WGUS86 KOTX 220231
FLSOTX

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
731 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

WAC047-220238-
/O.CAN.KOTX.FA.Y.0042.000000T0000Z-140822T0400Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
OKANOGAN WA-
731 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR SOUTH CENTRAL OKANOGAN COUNTY...

THE FLOOD ADVISORY HAS BEEN CANCELLED AND REPLACED WITH A FLASH FLOOD WARNING THAT IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1015 PM AS SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUE TO DROP HEAVY RAINFALL IN THE AREA WHICH HAVE RESULTED IN LOCATIONS NEAR BENSON CREEK...ABOUT 6 MILES SOUTHEAST OF TWISP...EXPERIENCING SOME FLASH FLOODING.

LAT...LON 4817 12025 4835 12028 4844 11948 4817 11944

$$

RP


WGUS86 KOTX 220215
FLSOTX

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
715 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

IDC017-220515-
/O.NEW.KOTX.FA.Y.0044.140822T0215Z-140822T0515Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
BONNER ID-
715 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A

* SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
SOUTHWESTERN BONNER COUNTY IN THE PANHANDLE OF IDAHO...

* UNTIL 1015 PM PDT

* AT 715 PM PDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN THE
ADVISORY AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
PRIEST RIVER...SPIRIT LAKE...BLANCHARD...COCOLALLA AND CAREYWOOD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TO REPORT FLOODING...HAVE THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY RELAY
YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE.

&&

LAT...LON 4822 11656 4802 11646 4797 11672 4797 11704
4817 11704

$$

MF


WGUS56 KOTX 220215
FFWOTX
WAC047-220515-
/O.NEW.KOTX.FF.W.0021.140822T0215Z-140822T0515Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
715 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
SOUTHWESTERN OKANOGAN COUNTY IN NORTHEAST WASHINGTON...

* UNTIL 1015 PM PDT

* AT 712 PM PDT...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED FLASH FLOODING NEAR
BENSON CREEK...OR ABOUT 6 MILES SOUTHEAST OF TWISP AS HEAVY
RAINFALL FROM SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUE IN THE AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
OMAK...OKANOGAN...BREWSTER...TWISP...PATEROS...WINTHROP...FOGGY DEW
CAMPGROUND...CRATER CREEK CAMPGROUND...LOUP LOUP CAMPGROUND...
MONSE...LOUP LOUP PASS...METHOW...BLACK PINE LAKE CAMPGROUND...
MALOTT...CARLTON...MAZAMA...MYSTERY CAMPGROUND AND WAR CREEK
CAMPGROUND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE.

MOVE AWAY FROM RECENTLY BURNED AREAS. LIFE THREATENING FLOODING OF
CREEKS...ROADS AND NORMALLY DRY ARROYOS IS LIKELY. THE HEAVY RAINS
WILL LIKELY TRIGGER ROCKSLIDES...MUDSLIDES AND DEBRIS FLOWS IN STEEP
TERRAIN...ESPECIALLY IN AND AROUND THESE AREAS.

THE AFFECTED AREAS ARE THE COUGAR COMPLEX FIRE BURN SCARS BETWEEN
THE OKANOGAN AND METHOW RIVERS...CARLTON COMPLEX...LONE MOUNTAIN
FIRE BURN SCAR...ALONG WITH OTHER BURN SCARS IN THE AREA. HIGH
INTENSITY RAINFALL ON THE BURNED AREAS MAY CAUSE DANGEROUS FLASH
FLOODING AND DEBRIS FLOWS. RESIDENTS AND MOTORISTS IN AND BELOW THE
COUGAR COMPLEX FIRE BURN SCAR IN THE METHOW AND OKANOGAN
VALLEYS...INCLUDING MOTORISTS ON STATE HIGHWAY 20 BETWEEN TWISP AND
THE OKANOGAN RIVER...US HIGHWAY 97 NORTH FROM BREWSTER TO
MALOTT...AND STATE HIGHWAY 153 FROM CARLTON TO WINTHROP...SHOULD
TAKE IMMEDIATE PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY.


&&

LAT...LON 4844 11948 4801 11967 4809 11967 4808 11972
4810 11977 4806 11989 4796 11988 4796 11998
4804 12015 4807 12015 4812 12031 4816 12036
4822 12035 4831 12054 4862 12042

$$

RP


WGUS86 KOTX 220157
FLSOTX

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
657 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

WAC047-220400-
/O.CON.KOTX.FA.Y.0042.000000T0000Z-140822T0400Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
OKANOGAN WA-
657 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM PDT FOR SOUTH CENTRAL OKANOGAN COUNTY...

AT 654 PM PDT...THE PUBLIC REPORTED A DEBRIS FLOW BLOCKING BENSON CREEK ROAD...WHICH IS ABOUT 6 MILES SOUTHEAST OF TWISP. SLOW MOVING THUNDESTORMS PRODUCING LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CONTINUE IN THE AREA THIS EVENING. MINOR FLOODING AND ADDITIONAL DEBRIS FLOWS ACROSS MORE ROADWAYS ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH 9 PM.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE... OMAK...OKANOGAN...NORTH OMAK...TWISP...FOGGY DEW CAMPGROUND...CRATER CREEK CAMPGROUND...MALOTT...CARLTON...LOUP LOUP PASS AND BLACK PINE LAKE CAMPGROUND.

LAT...LON 4817 12025 4835 12028 4844 11948 4817 11944

$$

RP


WGUS86 KOTX 220156
FLSOTX

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
656 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

IDC017-WAC051-220206-
/O.EXP.KOTX.FA.Y.0041.000000T0000Z-140822T0200Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
BONNER ID-PEND OREILLE WA-
656 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 700 PM PDT FOR WEST CENTRAL BONNER AND EAST CENTRAL PEND OREILLE COUNTIES...

THE HEAVY RAIN HAS ENDED...AND FLOODING IS NO LONGER EXPECTED TO POSE A THREAT.

LAT...LON 4866 11688 4851 11692 4853 11715 4870 11718

$$

MF


WWUS86 KOTX 220151
SPSOTX

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
651 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

WAZ041-044-220215-
WENATCHEE AREA WA-WATERVILLE PLATEAU WA-
651 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR WEST CENTRAL DOUGLAS AND NORTHWESTERN GRANT COUNTIES UNTIL 715 PM PDT...

AT 650 PM PDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 14 MILES EAST OF ORONDO...OR 21 MILES NORTHEAST OF WENATCHEE...MOVING EAST AT 10 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... DOUGLAS...WATERVILLE...ALSTOWN AND FARMER.

LAT...LON 4754 12024 4766 12020 4767 11965 4741 11972 TIME...MOT...LOC 0150Z 280DEG 7KT 4757 11992

$$

RP


WGUS86 KOTX 220137
FLSOTX

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
637 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

WAC065-220330-
/O.NEW.KOTX.FA.Y.0043.140822T0137Z-140822T0330Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
STEVENS WA-
637 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A

* SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
SOUTHEASTERN STEVENS COUNTY IN NORTHEAST WASHINGTON...

* UNTIL 830 PM PDT

* AT 636 PM PDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN THE
ADVISORY AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
CHEWELAH...SPRINGDALE...LOON LAKE...VALLEY...CHEWELAH PEAK AND 49
DEGREES NORTH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TO REPORT FLOODING...HAVE THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY RELAY
YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE.

&&

LAT...LON 4831 11750 4824 11749 4814 11750 4813 11749
4806 11748 4805 11776 4827 11781

$$

MF


WWUS56 KOTX 220135
SVSOTX

SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
635 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

WAC007-017-220144-
/O.CAN.KOTX.SV.W.0041.000000T0000Z-140822T0200Z/
DOUGLAS WA-CHELAN WA-
635 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

...THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR WEST CENTRAL DOUGLAS AND EASTERN CHELAN COUNTIES IS CANCELLED... THE STORM WHICH PROMPTED THE WARNING HAS WEAKENED BELOW SEVERE LIMITS...AND NO LONGER POSES AN IMMEDIATE THREAT TO LIFE OR PROPERTY. THEREFORE THE WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED. HOWEVER SMALL HAIL...GUSTY WINDS AND HEAVY RAIN ARE STILL POSSIBLE WITH THIS THUNDERSTORM.

LAT...LON 4760 12002 4778 12002 4773 11963 4755 11964 TIME...MOT...LOC 0134Z 271DEG 5KT 4769 11990

$$

RP


WGUS86 KOTX 220132
FLSOTX

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
632 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

WAC047-220400-
/O.CON.KOTX.FA.Y.0042.000000T0000Z-140822T0400Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
OKANOGAN WA-
632 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM PDT FOR SOUTH CENTRAL OKANOGAN COUNTY...

AT 630 PM PDT...THE PUBLIC REPORTED WATER RUNNING ACROSS THE ROAD ACROSS HIGHWAY 20 AT ROUTE 153 NEAR TWISP DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS. MINOR FLOODING AND POSSIBLY DEBRIS FLOWS ACROSS MORE ROADWAYS ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH 9 PM.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE... OMAK...OKANOGAN...NORTH OMAK...TWISP...FOGGY DEW CAMPGROUND...CRATER CREEK CAMPGROUND...MALOTT...CARLTON...LOUP LOUP PASS AND BLACK PINE LAKE CAMPGROUND.

LAT...LON 4817 12025 4835 12028 4844 11948 4817 11944

$$

RP


WUUS56 KOTX 220116
SVROTX
WAC007-017-220200-
/O.NEW.KOTX.SV.W.0041.140822T0116Z-140822T0200Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
616 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
WEST CENTRAL DOUGLAS COUNTY IN NORTHEAST WASHINGTON...
EASTERN CHELAN COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL WASHINGTON...

* UNTIL 700 PM PDT

* AT 615 PM PDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HALF DOLLAR SIZE HAIL. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED
11 MILES SOUTH OF CHELAN...OR 25 MILES NORTHEAST OF WENATCHEE...AND
MOVING EAST AT 5 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
DOUGLAS...WITHROW AND FARMER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCE DAMAGING WINDS...DESTRUCTIVE HAIL...
DEADLY LIGHTNING AND VERY HEAVY RAIN. FOR YOUR PROTECTION...MOVE TO
AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS. HEAVY
RAINS FLOOD ROADS QUICKLY SO DO NOT DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER
COVERS THE ROAD.

&&

LAT...LON 4760 12002 4778 12002 4773 11963 4755 11964
TIME...MOT...LOC 0115Z 271DEG 5KT 4769 11994

$$

RP


WWUS86 KOTX 220111
SPSOTX

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
611 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

WAZ041-044-220215-
WENATCHEE AREA WA-WATERVILLE PLATEAU WA-
611 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CENTRAL DOUGLAS AND EASTERN CHELAN COUNTIES UNTIL 715 PM PDT...

AT 610 PM PDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 11 MILES SOUTHEAST OF CHELAN...OR 26 MILES NORTHEAST OF WENATCHEE... MOVING EAST AT 5 MPH.

NICKEL SIZE HAIL WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... DOUGLAS...MANSFIELD...WITHROW AND FARMER.

LAT...LON 4760 12002 4778 12002 4782 11963 4755 11964 TIME...MOT...LOC 0110Z 271DEG 5KT 4769 11992

$$

RP


WGUS86 KOTX 220100
FLSOTX

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
600 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

WAC047-220400-
/O.NEW.KOTX.FA.Y.0042.140822T0100Z-140822T0400Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
OKANOGAN WA-
600 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
SOUTH CENTRAL OKANOGAN COUNTY IN NORTHEAST WASHINGTON...

* UNTIL 900 PM PDT

* AT 557 PM PDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING AND POSSIBLE DEBRIS
FLOWS ON THE CARLTON COUGAR BURN AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING
INCLUDE...CARLTON AND LOUP LOUP CAMPGROUND.

LAT...LON 4817 12025 4835 12028 4844 11948 4817 11944

$$

RP


WGUS86 KOTX 220043
FLSOTX

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
543 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

IDC017-WAC051-220200-
/O.CON.KOTX.FA.Y.0041.000000T0000Z-140822T0200Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
BONNER ID-PEND OREILLE WA-
543 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 700 PM PDT FOR WEST CENTRAL BONNER AND EAST CENTRAL PEND OREILLE COUNTIES...

AT 538 PM PDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THE HEAVY RAIN THAT PROMPTED THE FLOOD ADVISORY HAS DECREASED AROUND THE PRIEST LAKE AREA. HOWEVER ADDITIONAL RAINFALL FROM SHOWERS IN THE AREA MAY RESULT IN CONTINUED PONDING OF WATER ON AREA ROADWAYS THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE... NORDMAN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 4866 11688 4851 11692 4853 11715 4870 11718

$$

JW


WGUS86 KOTX 220037
FLSOTX

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
537 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

WAC065-220044-
/O.CAN.KOTX.FA.Y.0040.000000T0000Z-140822T0145Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
STEVENS WA-
537 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR SOUTHWESTERN STEVENS COUNTY...

THE HEAVY RAIN ASSOCIATED WITH THUNDERSTORMS HAVE MOVED OUT OF THE ADVISORY AREA INTO SOUTHEAST STEVENS COUNTY. THUS THE FLOOD ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWEST STEVENS COUNTY HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

LAT...LON 4822 11789 4814 11801 4816 11810 4825 11804

$$

JW


WGUS86 KOTX 212258
FLSOTX

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
358 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

IDC017-WAC051-220200-
/O.NEW.KOTX.FA.Y.0041.140821T2258Z-140822T0200Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
BONNER ID-PEND OREILLE WA-
358 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
WEST CENTRAL BONNER COUNTY IN THE PANHANDLE OF IDAHO...
EAST CENTRAL PEND OREILLE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST WASHINGTON...

* UNTIL 700 PM PDT

* AT 356 PM PDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS
PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN THE
ADVISORY AREA INCLUDING PONDING OF WATER ON AREA ROADWAYS.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
NORDMAN...HIGHWAY 57 NEAR PRIEST LAKE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 4866 11688 4851 11692 4853 11715 4870 11718

$$

JW



WGUS86 KOTX 212254
FLSOTX

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
354 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

WAC065-220145-
/O.NEW.KOTX.FA.Y.0040.140821T2254Z-140822T0145Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
STEVENS WA-
354 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
SOUTHWESTERN STEVENS COUNTY IN NORTHEAST WASHINGTON...

* UNTIL 645 PM PDT

* AT 350 PM PDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS
PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN THE
ADVISORY AREA WITH PONDING OF WATER ON AREA ROADWAYS LIKELY.

* FLOODING WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF SOUTHWESTERN
STEVENS COUNTY BETWEEN HUNTERS AND CHEWELAH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 4822 11789 4814 11801 4816 11810 4825 11804

$$

JW


WGUS66 KOTX 211704
FFAOTX

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
1004 AM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

...STORMS TODAY AND FRIDAY MAY PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING OR MUD SLIDES OVER NORTH CASCADE BURN SCARS...

SLOW MOVING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY EVENING. LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL BE A POSSIBILITY IN AREAS RECENTLY BURNED BY WILDFIRES

...INCLUDING THE CARLTON...CHIWAUKUM...LITTLE BRIDGE CREEK... DUNCAN...MILLS CREEK...AND HANSEL SCARS. OTHER BURN SCARS FROM 2012 AND 2013 MAY ALSO BE VULNERABLE IF CELLS PRODUCING HEAVY RAINFALL LINGER OVER A SPOT BURNED CLEAR OF VEGETATION.

WAZ041>043-220700- /O.EXT.KOTX.FF.A.0005.140821T2100Z-140823T0400Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ WENATCHEE AREA-EAST SLOPES NORTHERN CASCADES-OKANOGAN VALLEY- 1004 AM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

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

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

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

* FROM 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE IN EXCESS OF A HALF INCH OF RAINFALL IN A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME. HEAVY RAIN AMOUNTS WILL BE SPOTTY...BUT THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR THE BURN SCAR AREAS TO RECEIVE RAIN AMOUNTS THAT COULD CAUSE MUD SLIDES...DEBRIS FLOWS...OR DANGEROUS FLASH FLOODING.

* THE AREAS AT GREATEST RISK ARE IN AND BELOW THE AREAS BURNED BY THE RECENT WILDFIRES IN THE EAST CASCADES...INCLUDING THE COUGAR AND CARLTON COMPLEX FIRES...THE CHIWAUKUM COMPLEX...THE MILLS CANYON FIRE...THE LONE MOUNTAIN FIRE...THE LITTLE BRIDGE CREEK FIRE...AND THE UPPER FALLS FIRE. AREAS BURNED IN THE 2012 AND 2013 WILDFIRES ALSO STILL HAVE AN INCREASED RISK OF FLASH FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING OR DEBRIS FLOWS. FLASH FLOODING AND DEBRIS FLOWS ARE VERY DANGEROUS. PERSONS IN THE WATCH AREA SHOULD REMAIN ALERT TO CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS...MONITOR NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR OTHER WEATHER INFORMATION SOURCES. BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION ON SHORT NOTICE IF HEAVY RAINFALL OCCURS OR IF FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS ARE ISSUED.

FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA VISIT HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/WRH/WHV/?WFO=OTX

&&

$$


WGUS66 KOTX 211438
FFAOTX

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
738 AM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

...STORMS ON FRIDAY MAY PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING OR MUD SLIDES OVER NORTH CASCADE BURN SCARS...

SLOW MOVING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ON FRIDAY OVER THE NORTH WASHINGTON CASCADES. LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL BE A POSSIBILITY IN AREAS RECENTLY BURNED BY WILDFIRES...INCLUDING THE CARLTON... CHIWAUKUM... LITTLE BRIDGE CREEK... DUNCAN... MILLS CREEK... AND HANSEL SCARS. OTHER BURN SCARS FROM 2012 AND 2013 MAY ALSO BE VULNERABLE IF CELLS PRODUCING HEAVY RAINFALL LINGER OVER A SPOT BURNED CLEAR OF VEGETATION.

WAZ041>043-212245- /O.CON.KOTX.FF.A.0005.140822T1900Z-140823T0400Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ WENATCHEE AREA-EAST SLOPES NORTHERN CASCADES-OKANOGAN VALLEY- 738 AM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

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

* FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING

* SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE IN EXCESS OF A HALF INCH OF RAINFALL IN A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME. HEAVY RAIN AMOUNTS WILL BE SPOTTY...BUT THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR THE BURN SCAR AREAS TO RECEIVE RAIN AMOUNTS THAT COULD CAUSE MUD SLIDES...DEBRIS FLOWS...OR DANGEROUS FLASH FLOODING.

* THE AREAS AT GREATEST RISK ARE IN AND BELOW THE AREAS BURNED BY THE RECENT WILDFIRES IN THE EAST CASCADES...INCLUDING THE COUGAR AND CARLTON COMPLEX FIRES...THE CHIWAUKUM COMPLEX...THE MILLS CANYON FIRE...THE LONE MOUNTAIN FIRE...THE LITTLE BRIDGE CREEK FIRE...AND THE UPPER FALLS FIRE. AREAS BURNED IN THE 2012 AND 2013 WILDFIRES ALSO STILL HAVE AN INCREASED RISK OF FLASH FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING OR DEBRIS FLOWS. FLASH FLOODING AND DEBRIS FLOWS ARE VERY DANGEROUS. PERSONS IN THE WATCH AREA SHOULD REMAIN ALERT TO CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS...MONITOR NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR OTHER WEATHER INFORMATION SOURCES. BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION ON SHORT NOTICE IF HEAVY RAINFALL OCCURS OR IF FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS ARE ISSUED.

FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA VISIT HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/WRH/WHV/?WFO=OTX

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