Eastern Washington and North Idaho Watches and Warnings

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WGUS76 KOTX 012354
FFSOTX

FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
454 PM PDT FRI AUG 1 2014

WAC007-020200-
/O.CON.KOTX.FF.W.0004.000000T0000Z-140802T0200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CHELAN WA-
454 PM PDT FRI AUG 1 2014

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 700 PM PDT FOR SOUTHWESTERN CHELAN COUNTY...

AT 447 PM PDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS THAT PRODUCED THE HEAVY RAIN AND HAIL ALONG EXTREME SOUTHERN CHELAN COUNTY SOUTH OF A LINE FROM STEVENS PASS TO PLAIN HAVE WEAKENED AND CONTINUES TO MOVE SLOWLY TO THE NORTHWEST AT 5 MPH. RAIN CONTINUES TO FALL BUT THE HAIL AND THE EXTREMELY GUSTY WIND HAS STOPPED AND IS NOT LIKELY TO OCCUR AGAIN THIS EVENING.

THE EXCESSIVE RAINFALL PRODUCED BY THOSE THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE BURN SCARS IN THAT AREA WILL RESULT IN DEBRIS FLOW. THE DEBRIS FLOW CAN CONSIST OF ROCK...MUD...VEGETATION AND OTHER LOOSE MATERIALS.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 4768 12113 4771 12106 4772 12108 4773 12073 4744 12072 4744 12093 4751 12099 4755 12108 4759 12109 4761 12112 4762 12111 4765 12113

$$

RP





WWUS56 KOTX 012319
SVSOTX

SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
419 PM PDT FRI AUG 1 2014

WAC007-012330-
/O.CON.KOTX.SV.W.0020.000000T0000Z-140801T2330Z/
CHELAN WA-
419 PM PDT FRI AUG 1 2014

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 430 PM PDT FOR SOUTHWESTERN CHELAN COUNTY...

AT 417 PM PDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND DAMAGING WIND. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED 11 MILES WEST OF LEAVENWORTH...OR 14 MILES SOUTHEAST OF STEVENS PASS. THIS STORM WAS MOVING SLOWLY TO THE NORTHWEST AT LESS THAN 5 MPH.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... FRENCH CREEK CAMPGROUND...BRIDGE CREEK CAMPGROUND...ROCK ISLAND CAMPGROUND...EIGHTMILE CAMPGROUND...EIGHT MILE CAMPGROUND...IDA CREEK CAMPGROUND...JOHNNY CREEK CAMPGROUND AND CHATTER CREEK CAMPGROUND.

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.

WIND DAMAGE WITH THIS STORM CAN OCCUR WELL AHEAD OF ANY RAIN OR LIGHTNING. DO NOT WAIT FOR THE SOUND OF THUNDER BEFORE TAKING COVER. SEEK SHELTER IMMEDIATELY INSIDE A STURDY STRUCTURE AND STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

&&

LAT...LON 4764 12113 4772 12075 4750 12072 4746 12095 4748 12096 4750 12099 4751 12099 4754 12105 TIME...MOT...LOC 2317Z 162DEG 3KT 4757 12090

$$

RP


WGUS56 KOTX 012310
FFWOTX
WAC007-020200-
/O.NEW.KOTX.FF.W.0004.140801T2310Z-140802T0200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
410 PM PDT FRI AUG 1 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
SOUTHWESTERN CHELAN COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL WASHINGTON...

* UNTIL 700 PM PDT

* AT 404 PM PDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING
HEAVY RANFALL NEAR THE ROCK ISLAND...CHATTER CREEK...TUMWATER AND
IDA CREEK CAMPGROUNDS! FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN
SHORTLY. EXCESSIVE RAINFALL OVER THE BURN SCARS LOCATED IN THAT
AREA FROM CURRENT AND PAST WILDFIRES IN SOUTHERN CHELAN COUNTY TO
THE SOUTH OF STEVENS PASS AND PLAIN WILL CAUSE DEBRIS FLOW. THE
DEBRIS FLOW CAN CONSIST OF ROCK...MUD...VEGETATION AND OTHER LOOSE
MATERIALS.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 4768 12113 4771 12106 4772 12108 4773 12073
4744 12072 4744 12093 4751 12099 4755 12108
4759 12109 4761 12112 4762 12111 4765 12113

$$

RP


WUUS56 KOTX 012248
SVROTX
WAC007-012330-
/O.NEW.KOTX.SV.W.0020.140801T2248Z-140801T2330Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
348 PM PDT FRI AUG 1 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
SOUTHWESTERN CHELAN COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL WASHINGTON...

* UNTIL 430 PM PDT

* AT 347 PM PDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED 10
MILES WEST OF LEAVENWORTH...OR 16 MILES SOUTHEAST OF STEVENS PASS.
THIS STORM WAS NEARLY STATIONARY.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
FRENCH CREEK CAMPGROUND...BRIDGE CREEK CAMPGROUND...ROCK ISLAND
CAMPGROUND...EIGHTMILE CAMPGROUND...EIGHT MILE CAMPGROUND...IDA
CREEK CAMPGROUND...JOHNNY CREEK CAMPGROUND AND CHATTER CREEK
CAMPGROUND.

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 4764 12113 4772 12075 4750 12072 4746 12095
4748 12096 4750 12099 4751 12099 4754 12105
TIME...MOT...LOC 2247Z 162DEG 3KT 4755 12089

$$

RP


WWUS86 KOTX 012228
SPSOTX

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
328 PM PDT FRI AUG 1 2014

WAZ042-012315-
EAST SLOPES NORTHERN CASCADES WA-
328 PM PDT FRI AUG 1 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR WEST CENTRAL CHELAN COUNTY UNTIL 415 PM PDT...

AT 327 PM PDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 9 MILES SOUTH OF STEVENS PASS. THIS STORM WAS NEARLY STATIONARY.

NICKEL SIZE HAIL WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... ROCK ISLAND CAMPGROUND AND FRENCH CREEK CAMPGROUND.

LAT...LON 4768 12113 4770 12107 4772 12107 4773 12086 4772 12086 4754 12091 4753 12102 4753 12105 4761 12112 4762 12111 4765 12113 TIME...MOT...LOC 2227Z 176DEG 2KT 4761 12105

$$

RP


WWUS86 KOTX 011949
RFWOTX

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
1249 PM PDT FRI AUG 1 2014

...SCATTERED LIGHTNING AND SOME ERRATIC THUNDERSTORMS WINDS OVER THE NORTH CASCADE EAST SLOPES ZONES TODAY...

WAZ673-676-677-680-682-012100- /O.CAN.KOTX.FW.A.0007.000000T0000Z-140802T0600Z/ EAST WASHINGTON NORTHERN COLUMBIA BASIN (ZONE 673)- EAST WASHINGTON SOUTH CENTRAL CASCADE VALLEYS (ZONE 676)- EAST WASHINGTON CENTRAL CASCADE VALLEYS (ZONE 677)- EAST WASHINGTON SOUTH CENTRAL CASCADE MOUNTAINS (ZONE 680)- EAST WASHINGTON CENTRAL CASCADE MOUNTAINS (ZONE 682)- 1249 PM PDT FRI AUG 1 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS CANCELLED FOR SCATTERED DRY LIGHTNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS CANCELLED THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR THE CENTRAL PART OF THE EAST SLOPES OF THE CASCADES.

EXPECT ONLY ISOLATED LIGHTNING.

$$

WAZ684-685-020400- /O.UPG.KOTX.FW.A.0007.000000T0000Z-140802T0600Z/ /O.NEW.KOTX.FW.W.0009.140801T1949Z-140802T0600Z/ EAST WASHINGTON OKANOGAN/METHOW VALLEYS (ZONE 684)- EAST WASHINGTON NORTH CASCADES (ZONE 685)- 1249 PM PDT FRI AUG 1 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR SCATTERED DRY LIGHTNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG WARNING FOR SCATTERED DRY LIGHTNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA: FIRE WEATHER ZONE 684 EAST WASHINGTON OKANOGAN/METHOW VALLEYS (ZONE 684) AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 685 EAST WASHINGTON NORTH CASCADES (ZONE 685).

* THUNDERSTORMS: EXPECT THUNDERSTORMS TO DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND LAST INTO THE EVENING HOURS.

* OUTFLOW WINDS: ERRATIC OUTFLOW WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS: NEW FIRE STARTS FROM LIGHTNING AS WELL AS EXISTING FIRE GROWTH FROM ERRATIC AND GUSTY THUNDER OUTFLOW WINDS.

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 WILL CREATE EXTREME FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$


WGUS66 KOTX 011754
FFAOTX

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
1054 AM PDT FRI AUG 1 2014

...FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE ON RECENT BURN AREAS FRIDAY...

BRIEF DOWNPOURS FROM ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS COULD PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING ACROSS AREAS THAT HAVE EXPERIENCED RECENT WILDFIRES. DEBRIS FLOWS AND RAPID RUNOFF WOULD BE A SIGNIFICANT THREAT IN THIS CASE.

WAZ041>043-020200- /O.CON.KOTX.FF.A.0003.140801T1800Z-140802T0600Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ WENATCHEE AREA-EAST SLOPES NORTHERN CASCADES-OKANOGAN VALLEY- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WENATCHEE...CHELAN...ENTIAT... CASHMERE...LEAVENWORTH...MAZAMA...TWISP...WINTHROP...STEHEKIN... CONCONULLY...OMAK...OKANOGAN...BREWSTER...BRIDGEPORT...OROVILLE... NESPELEM 1054 AM PDT FRI AUG 1 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS 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.

* THROUGH THIS EVENING

* ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING POCKETS OF HEAVIER RAINFALL COULD LINGER OVER RECENT AND PAST BURN SCARS FROM WILDFIRES.

* THE HIGHEST THREAT AREA WILL BE IN AND NEAR THE METHOW VALLEY WITH THE CARLTON COMPLEX FIRE...AND DOWNSTREAM INCLUDING ALL CREEKS AND STREAMS. COUNTY ROADS COULD SEE WASHOUTS AND HIGHWAY 20 COULD ALSO BE AFFECTED FROM PATEROS TO METHOW... TWISP AND WINTHROP. THE MILLS CANYON BURN AND CHIWAUKUM COMPLEX WILL ALSO BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO SIMILAR DEBRIS FLOWS.

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

&&

$$


WWUS86 KOTX 011506
RFWOTX

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
806 AM PDT FRI AUG 1 2014

...SCATTERED LIGHTNING AND SOME ERRATIC THUNDERSTORMS WINDS OVER AND NEAR THE EAST SLOPES OF THE CASCADES TODAY...

WAZ676-680-012315- /O.CON.KOTX.FW.A.0007.000000T0000Z-140802T0600Z/ EAST WASHINGTON SOUTH CENTRAL CASCADE VALLEYS (ZONE 676)- EAST WASHINGTON SOUTH CENTRAL CASCADE MOUNTAINS (ZONE 680)- 806 AM PDT FRI AUG 1 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING FOR THUNDERSTORMS WITH DRY LIGHTNING AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS...

* AFFECTED AREA: FIRE WEATHER ZONE 676 EAST WASHINGTON SOUTH CENTRAL CASCADE VALLEYS (ZONE 676) AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 680 EAST WASHINGTON SOUTH CENTRAL CASCADE MOUNTAINS (ZONE 680).

* THUNDERSTORMS: EXPECT THUNDERSTORMS TO DEVELOP MIDDAY AND LAST INTO THE EVENING HOURS.

* OUTFLOW WINDS: ERRATIC OUTFLOW WITH GUST UP TO 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS: NEW FIRE STARTS FROM LIGHTNING AS WELL AS EXISTING FIRE GROWTH FROM ERRATIC AND GUSTY WINDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

WAZ673-677-682-684-685-012315- /O.CON.KOTX.FW.A.0007.140801T1800Z-140802T0600Z/ EAST WASHINGTON NORTHERN COLUMBIA BASIN (ZONE 673)- EAST WASHINGTON CENTRAL CASCADE VALLEYS (ZONE 677)- EAST WASHINGTON CENTRAL CASCADE MOUNTAINS (ZONE 682)- EAST WASHINGTON OKANOGAN/METHOW VALLEYS (ZONE 684)- EAST WASHINGTON NORTH CASCADES (ZONE 685)- 806 AM PDT FRI AUG 1 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING FOR THUNDERSTORMS WITH DRY LIGHTNING AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS...

* AFFECTED AREA: FIRE WEATHER ZONE 673 EAST WASHINGTON NORTHERN COLUMBIA BASIN (ZONE 673)...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 677 EAST WASHINGTON CENTRAL CASCADE VALLEYS (ZONE 677)...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 682 EAST WASHINGTON CENTRAL CASCADE MOUNTAINS (ZONE 682)...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 684 EAST WASHINGTON OKANOGAN/METHOW VALLEYS (ZONE 684) AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 685 EAST WASHINGTON NORTH CASCADES (ZONE 685).

* THUNDERSTORMS: EXPECT THUNDERSTORMS TO DEVELOP MIDDAY AND LAST INTO THE EVENING HOURS.

* OUTFLOW WINDS: ERRATIC OUTFLOW WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS: NEW FIRE STARTS FROM LIGHTNING AS WELL AS EXISTING FIRE GROWTH FROM ERRATIC AND GUSTY THUNDER OUTFLOW WINDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$


WGUS66 KOTX 010649
FFAOTX

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
1149 PM PDT THU JUL 31 2014

...FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE ON RECENT BURN AREAS FRIDAY...

BRIEF DOWNPOURS FROM ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS COULD PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING ACROSS AREAS THAT HAVE EXPERIENCED RECENT WILDFIRES. DEBRIS FLOWS AND RAPID RUNOFF WOULD BE A SIGNIFICANT THREAT IN THIS CASE.

WAZ041>043-011800- /O.CON.KOTX.FF.A.0003.140801T1800Z-140802T0600Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ WENATCHEE AREA-EAST SLOPES NORTHERN CASCADES-OKANOGAN VALLEY- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WENATCHEE...CHELAN...ENTIAT... CASHMERE...LEAVENWORTH...MAZAMA...TWISP...WINTHROP...STEHEKIN... CONCONULLY...OMAK...OKANOGAN...BREWSTER...BRIDGEPORT...OROVILLE... NESPELEM 1149 PM PDT THU JUL 31 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM PDT FRIDAY 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 11 AM PDT FRIDAY THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING

* ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING POCKETS OF HEAVIER RAINFALL COULD LINGER OVER RECENT AND PAST BURN SCARS FROM WILDFIRES.

* THE HIGHEST THREAT AREA WILL BE IN AND NEAR THE METHOW VALLEY WITH THE CARLTON COMPLEX FIRE...AND DOWNSTREAM INCLUDING ALL CREEKS AND STREAMS. COUNTY ROADS COULD SEE WASHOUTS AND HIGHWAY 20 COULD ALSO BE AFFECTED FROM PATEROS TO METHOW... TWISP AND WINTHROP. THE MILLS CANYON BURN AND CHIWAUKUM COMPLEX WILL ALSO BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO SIMILAR DEBRIS FLOWS.

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

&&

$$


WWUS86 KOTX 010500
RFWOTX

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
1000 PM PDT THU JUL 31 2014

...SCATTERED LIGHTNING AND SOME ERRATIC THUNDERSTORMS WINDS OVER AND NEAR THE EAST SLOPES OF THE CASCADES FRIDAY...

WAZ676-680-011600- /O.CON.KOTX.FW.A.0007.140801T1200Z-140802T0600Z/ EAST WASHINGTON SOUTH CENTRAL CASCADE VALLEYS (ZONE 676)- EAST WASHINGTON SOUTH CENTRAL CASCADE MOUNTAINS (ZONE 680)- 1000 PM PDT THU JUL 31 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM PDT FRIDAY THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING FOR THUNDERSTORMS WITH DRY LIGHTNING AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS...

* AFFECTED AREA: FIRE WEATHER ZONE 676 EAST WASHINGTON SOUTH CENTRAL CASCADE VALLEYS (ZONE 676) AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 680 EAST WASHINGTON SOUTH CENTRAL CASCADE MOUNTAINS (ZONE 680).

* THUNDERSTORMS: EXPECT THUNDERSTORMS TO MOVE SLOWLY NORTH OVERNIGHT...REACHING THE AREA BY EARLY TO MID MORNING FRIDAY.

* OUTFLOW WINDS: ERRATIC OUTFLOW WITH GUST UP TO 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS: NEW FIRE START FROM LIGHTNING AS WELL AS EXISTING FIRE GROWTH FROM ERRATIC AND GUSTY WINDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

WAZ673-677-682-684-685-011600- /O.CON.KOTX.FW.A.0007.140801T1800Z-140802T0600Z/ EAST WASHINGTON NORTHERN COLUMBIA BASIN (ZONE 673)- EAST WASHINGTON CENTRAL CASCADE VALLEYS (ZONE 677)- EAST WASHINGTON CENTRAL CASCADE MOUNTAINS (ZONE 682)- EAST WASHINGTON OKANOGAN/METHOW VALLEYS (ZONE 684)- EAST WASHINGTON NORTH CASCADES (ZONE 685)- 1000 PM PDT THU JUL 31 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING FOR THUNDERSTORMS WITH DRY LIGHTNING AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS...

* AFFECTED AREA: FIRE WEATHER ZONE 673 EAST WASHINGTON NORTHERN COLUMBIA BASIN (ZONE 673)...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 677 EAST WASHINGTON CENTRAL CASCADE VALLEYS (ZONE 677)...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 682 EAST WASHINGTON CENTRAL CASCADE MOUNTAINS (ZONE 682)...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 684 EAST WASHINGTON OKANOGAN/METHOW VALLEYS (ZONE 684) AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 685 EAST WASHINGTON NORTH CASCADES (ZONE 685).

* THUNDERSTORMS: EXPECT THUNDERSTORMS TO DEVELOP MIDDAY AND LAST INTO THE EVENING HOURS FRIDAY.

* OUTFLOW WINDS: ERRATIC OUTFLOW WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS: NEW FIRE STARTS FROM LIGHTNING AS WELL AS EXISTING FIRE GROWTH FROM ERRATIC AND GUSTY THUNDER OUTFLOW WINDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$


WWUS76 KOTX 010305
NPWOTX

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
805 PM PDT THU JUL 31 2014


WAZ032-010415-
/O.EXP.KOTX.HT.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-140801T0300Z/
LOWER GARFIELD AND ASOTIN COUNTIES-
805 PM PDT THU JUL 31 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED...

TEMPERATURES HAVE DROPPED BELOW 100 DEGREES AND THE HEAT ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED. TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO BE ABOVE AVERAGE FOR THE NEXT SEVEN DAYS.

$$

IDZ026-010415- /O.EXP.KOTX.HT.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-140801T0300Z/ LEWISTON AREA- 805 PM PDT THU JUL 31 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED...

TEMPERATURES HAVE DROPPED BELOW 100 DEGREES AND THE HEAT ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED. TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO BE ABOVE AVERAGE FOR THE NEXT SEVEN DAYS.

$$


WGUS66 KOTX 010011
FFAOTX

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
511 PM PDT THU JUL 31 2014

...FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE ON RECENT BURN AREAS FRIDAY...

BRIEF DOWNPOURS FROM ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS COULD PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING ACROSS AREAS THAT HAVE EXPERIENCED RECENT WILDFIRES. DEBRIS FLOWS AND RAPID RUNOFF WOULD BE A SIGNIFICANT THREAT IN THIS CASE.

WAZ041>043-010815- /O.NEW.KOTX.FF.A.0003.140801T1800Z-140802T0600Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ WENATCHEE AREA-EAST SLOPES NORTHERN CASCADES-OKANOGAN VALLEY- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WENATCHEE...CHELAN...ENTIAT... CASHMERE...LEAVENWORTH...MAZAMA...TWISP...WINTHROP...STEHEKIN... CONCONULLY...OMAK...OKANOGAN...BREWSTER...BRIDGEPORT...OROVILLE... NESPELEM 511 PM PDT THU JUL 31 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A

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

* FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING

* ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING POCKETS OF HEAVIER RAINFALL COULD LINGER OVER RECENT AND PAST BURN SCARS FROM WILDFIRES.

* THE HIGHEST THREAT AREA WILL BE IN AND NEAR THE METHOW VALLEY WITH THE CARLTON COMPLEX FIRE...AND DOWNSTREAM INCLUDING ALL CREEKS AND STREAMS. COUNTY ROADS COULD SEE WASHOUTS AND HIGHWAY 20 COULD ALSO BE AFFECTED FROM PATEROS TO METHOW...TWISP AND WINTHROP. THE MILLS CANYON BURN AND CHIWAUKUM COMPLEX WILL ALSO BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO SIMILAR DEBRIS FLOWS.

* RAPID DEBRIS FLOWS AND RUNOFF COULD QUICKLY BLOCK ROADS...OVERWHELM SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND BE A THREAT FOR ANY PERSONS OR TOWNS NEAR BURN SCARS.

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

&&

$$


WWUS86 KOTX 312028
RFWOTX

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
128 PM PDT THU JUL 31 2014

...SCATTERED LIGHTNING AND SOME ERRATIC THUNDERSTORMS WINDS OVER AND NEAR THE EAST SLOPES OF THE CASCADES FRIDAY...

WAZ676-680-010430- /O.NEW.KOTX.FW.A.0007.140801T1200Z-140802T0600Z/ EAST WASHINGTON SOUTH CENTRAL CASCADE VALLEYS (ZONE 676)- EAST WASHINGTON SOUTH CENTRAL CASCADE MOUNTAINS (ZONE 680)- 128 PM PDT THU JUL 31 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING FOR THUNDERSTORMS WITH DRY LIGHTNING AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR THUNDERSTORMS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA: FIRE WEATHER ZONE 676 EAST WASHINGTON SOUTH CENTRAL CASCADE VALLEYS (ZONE 676) AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 680 EAST WASHINGTON SOUTH CENTRAL CASCADE MOUNTAINS (ZONE 680).

* THUNDERSTORMS: EXPECT THUNDERSTORMS TO MOVE SLOWLY NORTH OVERNIGHT... REACHING THE AREA BY EARLY TO MID MORNING.

* OUTFLOW WINDS: ERRATIC OUTFLOW WITH GUST UP TO 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS: NEW FIRE START FROM LIGHTNING AS WELL AS EXISTING FIRE GROWTH FROM ERRATIC AND GUSTY WINDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

WAZ673-677-682-684-685-010430- /O.NEW.KOTX.FW.A.0007.140801T1800Z-140802T0600Z/ EAST WASHINGTON NORTHERN COLUMBIA BASIN (ZONE 673)- EAST WASHINGTON CENTRAL CASCADE VALLEYS (ZONE 677)- EAST WASHINGTON CENTRAL CASCADE MOUNTAINS (ZONE 682)- EAST WASHINGTON OKANOGAN/METHOW VALLEYS (ZONE 684)- EAST WASHINGTON NORTH CASCADES (ZONE 685)- 128 PM PDT THU JUL 31 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING FOR THUNDERSTORMS WITH DRY LIGHTNING AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR THUNDERSTORMS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA: FIRE WEATHER ZONE 673 EAST WASHINGTON NORTHERN COLUMBIA BASIN (ZONE 673)...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 677 EAST WASHINGTON CENTRAL CASCADE VALLEYS (ZONE 677)...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 682 EAST WASHINGTON CENTRAL CASCADE MOUNTAINS (ZONE 682)...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 684 EAST WASHINGTON OKANOGAN/METHOW VALLEYS (ZONE 684) AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 685 EAST WASHINGTON NORTH CASCADES (ZONE 685).

* THUNDERSTORMS: EXPECT THUNDERSTORMS TO DEVELOP MIDDAY AND LAST INTO THE EVENING HOURS.

* OUTFLOW WINDS: ERRATIC OUTFLOW WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS: NEW FIRE STARTS FROM LIGHTNING AS WELL AS EXISTING FIRE GROWTH FROM ERRATIC AND GUSTY THUNDER OUTFLOW WINDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$





WWUS76 KOTX 311004
NPWOTX

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
304 AM PDT THU JUL 31 2014

...HOT CONDITIONS AGAIN TODAY IN THE LEWISTON CLARKSTON AREA...

WAZ032-010300- /O.CON.KOTX.HT.Y.0003.140731T2000Z-140801T0300Z/ LOWER GARFIELD AND ASOTIN COUNTIES- 304 AM PDT THU JUL 31 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS 99 TO 105.

* TIMING...TEMPERATURES WILL BE WARMEST BETWEEN 1 PM AND 8 PM.

* LOCATIONS...CLARKSTON...AND ASOTIN.

* IMPACTS...HOT TEMPERATURES WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO CREATE HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES. PEOPLE WHO ARE UNABLE TO CARE FOR THEMSELVES WILL BE AT MOST RISK...INCLUDING YOUNG CHILDREN AND THE ELDERLY. LIMIT OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES DURING THE AFTERNOON WHEN TEMPERATURES WILL BE WARMEST. SEEK SHADED AREAS OFTEN TO COOL OFF AND CONSUME PLENTY OF WATER TO KEEP HYDRATED.

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

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 911. A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS EXPECTED. THE HOT TEMPERATURES WILL CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR- CONDITIONED ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN... AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.

&&

$$

IDZ026-010300- /O.CON.KOTX.HT.Y.0004.140731T2000Z-140801T0300Z/ LEWISTON AREA- 304 AM PDT THU JUL 31 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS 99 TO 105.

* TIMING...TEMPERATURES WILL BE WARMEST BETWEEN 1 PM AND 8 PM.

* LOCATIONS...LEWISTON...LAPWAI...PECK...CULDESCAC...GIFFORD.

* IMPACTS...HOT TEMPERATURES WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO CREATE HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES. PEOPLE WHO ARE UNABLE TO CARE FOR THEMSELVES WILL BE AT MOST RISK...INCLUDING YOUNG CHILDREN AND THE ELDERLY. LIMIT OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES DURING THE AFTERNOON WHEN TEMPERATURES WILL BE WARMEST. SEEK SHADED AREAS OFTEN TO COOL OFF AND CONSUME PLENTY OF WATER TO KEEP HYDRATED.

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

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 911. A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS EXPECTED. THE HOT TEMPERATURES WILL CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN... AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.

&&

$$


WWUS76 KOTX 310255
NPWOTX

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
755 PM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

...HOT CONDITIONS AGAIN THURSDAY AFTERNOON IN THE LEWISTON CLARKSTON AREA...

IDZ026-311300- /O.EXP.KOTX.HT.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-140731T0300Z/ /O.CON.KOTX.HT.Y.0004.140731T2000Z-140801T0300Z/ LEWISTON AREA- 755 PM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM PDT THURSDAY...

...HEAT ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* TEMPERATURES...LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS 99 TO 105.

* TIMING...TEMPERATURES WILL BE WARMEST BETWEEN 1 PM AND 8 PM.

* LOCATIONS...LEWISTON...LAPWAI...PECK...CULDESCAC...GIFFORD.

* IMPACTS...HOT TEMPERATURES WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO CREATE HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES. PEOPLE WHO ARE UNABLE TO CARE FOR THEMSELVES WILL BE AT MOST RISK...INCLUDING YOUNG CHILDREN AND THE ELDERLY. LIMIT OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES DURING THE AFTERNOON WHEN TEMPERATURES WILL BE WARMEST. SEEK SHADED AREAS OFTEN TO COOL OFF AND CONSUME PLENTY OF WATER TO KEEP HYDRATED.

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

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 911. A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS EXPECTED. THE HOT TEMPERATURES WILL CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.

&&

$$

WAZ034-035-041-043-044-310400- /O.EXP.KOTX.HT.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-140731T0300Z/ MOSES LAKE AREA-UPPER COLUMBIA BASIN-WENATCHEE AREA- OKANOGAN VALLEY-WATERVILLE PLATEAU- 755 PM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

TEMPERATURES HAVE LOWERED BELOW 100 DEGREES AND THEREFORE THE HEAT ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE. TEMPERATURES THURSDAY WILL ONCE AGAIN APPROACH THE CENTURY MARK...BUT WILL REMAIN BELOW HEAT ADVISORY CRITERIA.

$$

WAZ032-311300- /O.CON.KOTX.HT.Y.0003.140731T2000Z-140801T0300Z/ LOWER GARFIELD AND ASOTIN COUNTIES- 755 PM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM PDT THURSDAY...

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS 99 TO 105.

* TIMING...TEMPERATURES WILL BE WARMEST BETWEEN 1 PM AND 8 PM.

* LOCATIONS...CLARKSTON...AND ASOTIN.

* IMPACTS...HOT TEMPERATURES WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO CREATE HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES. PEOPLE WHO ARE UNABLE TO CARE FOR THEMSELVES WILL BE AT MOST RISK...INCLUDING YOUNG CHILDREN AND THE ELDERLY. LIMIT OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES DURING THE AFTERNOON WHEN TEMPERATURES WILL BE WARMEST. SEEK SHADED AREAS OFTEN TO COOL OFF AND CONSUME PLENTY OF WATER TO KEEP HYDRATED.

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

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 911. A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS EXPECTED. THE HOT TEMPERATURES WILL CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR- CONDITIONED ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.

&&

$$


WWUS76 KOTX 310008
NPWOTX

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
508 PM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

...HOT CONDITIONS AGAIN THURSDAY AFTERNOON IN THE LEWISTON AREA...

IDZ026-310815- /O.NEW.KOTX.HT.Y.0004.140731T2000Z-140801T0300Z/ /O.EXT.KOTX.HT.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-140731T0300Z/ LEWISTON AREA- 508 PM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A HEAT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THURSDAY.

* TEMPERATURES...LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS 99 TO 105.

* TIMING...TEMPERATURES WILL BE WARMEST BETWEEN 1 PM AND 8 PM.

* LOCATIONS...LEWISTON...LAPWAI...PECK...CULDESCAC...GIFFORD.

* IMPACTS...HOT TEMPERATURES WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO CREATE HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES. PEOPLE WHO ARE UNABLE TO CARE FOR THEMSELVES WILL BE AT MOST RISK...INCLUDING YOUNG CHILDREN AND THE ELDERLY. LIMIT OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES DURING THE AFTERNOON WHEN TEMPERATURES WILL BE WARMEST. SEEK SHADED AREAS OFTEN TO COOL OFF AND CONSUME PLENTY OF WATER TO KEEP HYDRATED.

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

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 911.A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.

&&

$$

WAZ032-310815- /O.EXB.KOTX.HT.Y.0003.140731T2000Z-140801T0300Z/ LOWER GARFIELD AND ASOTIN COUNTIES- 508 PM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM PDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A HEAT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM PDT THURSDAY.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS 99 TO 105.

* TIMING...TEMPERATURES WILL BE WARMEST BETWEEN 1 PM AND 8 PM.

* LOCATIONS...CLARKSTON...AND ASOTIN.

* IMPACTS...HOT TEMPERATURES WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO CREATE HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES. PEOPLE WHO ARE UNABLE TO CARE FOR THEMSELVES WILL BE AT MOST RISK...INCLUDING YOUNG CHILDREN AND THE ELDERLY. LIMIT OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES DURING THE AFTERNOON WHEN TEMPERATURES WILL BE WARMEST. SEEK SHADED AREAS OFTEN TO COOL OFF AND CONSUME PLENTY OF WATER TO KEEP HYDRATED.

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

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 911.A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.

&&

$$

WAZ034-035-041-043-044-310300- /O.CON.KOTX.HT.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-140731T0300Z/ MOSES LAKE AREA-UPPER COLUMBIA BASIN-WENATCHEE AREA- OKANOGAN VALLEY-WATERVILLE PLATEAU- 508 PM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS 99 TO 104.

* TIMING...TEMPERATURES WILL GRADUALLY COOL AFTER 8 PM.

* LOCATIONS...WENATCHEE...OMAK...WATERVILLE...ENTIAT.

* IMPACTS...HOT TEMPERATURES WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO CREATE HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES. PEOPLE WHO ARE UNABLE TO CARE FOR THEMSELVES WILL BE AT MOST RISK...INCLUDING YOUNG CHILDREN AND THE ELDERLY. LIMIT OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES DURING THE AFTERNOON WHEN TEMPERATURES WILL BE WARMEST. SEEK SHADED AREAS OFTEN TO COOL OFF AND CONSUME PLENTY OF WATER TO KEEP HYDRATED.

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

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 911.A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.

&&

$$