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WWUS86 KOTX 230028
SPSOTX

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
528 PM PDT FRI MAY 22 2015

WAZ032-033-035-230130-
UPPER COLUMBIA BASIN WA-LOWER GARFIELD AND ASOTIN COUNTIES WA-
WASHINGTON PALOUSE WA-
528 PM PDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHERN GARFIELD...SOUTHEASTERN LINCOLN...EASTERN ADAMS AND SOUTHWESTERN WHITMAN COUNTIES UNTIL 630 PM PDT...

AT 527 PM PDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 16 MILES EAST OF RITZVILLE TO NEAR POMEROY...AND MOVING WEST AT 20 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... RITZVILLE...POMEROY...ENDICOTT...WASHTUCNA...LAMONT...DODGE...PAHA... WINONA...PACKARD...MARCELLUS...REVERE...PIZZRO...HAY...MAYVIEW... DUSTY...WAWAWAI...RIPARIA...TOKIO...ALMOTA AND LA CROSSE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

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LAT...LON 4647 11774 4647 11786 4662 11785 4658 11790 4659 11802 4655 11817 4659 11821 4662 11820 4673 11825 4674 11836 4726 11875 4727 11792 4659 11723 4638 11769 TIME...MOT...LOC 0027Z 079DEG 17KT 4721 11805 4644 11749

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WGUS66 KOTX 221926
FFAOTX

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KOTX
1225 PM PDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

WAZ042-230300- /O.CON.KOTX.FF.A.0001.150522T2000Z-150523T0300Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ EAST SLOPES NORTHERN CASCADES- 1225 PM PDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF NORTH CENTRAL WASHINGTON...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING EAST SLOPES ...NORTHERN CASCADES.

* UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING

* THUNDERSTORMS ARE BEGINNING TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE EAST SLOPES OF THE CASCADES. THESE STORMS WILL SLOWLY MOVE TO THE WEST. VERY HEAVY RAIN WILL OCCUR WITH THESE STORMS. SOME STORMS WILL PUT DOWN A LARGE AMOUNT OF RAIN IN A SMALL PERIOD OF TIME. THIS WILL RAISE THE CONCERN OF FLASH FLOODING...MAINLY FOR THE RECENT BURN SCARS.

* THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR THESE STORMS TO DEVELOP OVER THE 2014 BURN SCARS...CARLTON COMPLEX...MILLS CANYON AND CHIWAUKUM COMPLEX. HOWEVER GIVEN THE WESTERLY TRAJECTORY...THE STRONGEST STORMS ARE ANTICIPATED ALONG THE CREST OF THE CASCADES.

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 221142
FFAOTX

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KOTX
442 AM PDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

WAZ042-222000- /O.CON.KOTX.FF.A.0001.150522T2000Z-150523T0300Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ EAST SLOPES NORTHERN CASCADES- 442 AM PDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF NORTH CENTRAL WASHINGTON...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING EAST SLOPES ...NORTHERN CASCADES.

* FROM 1 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING

* THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS THE EAST SLOPES OF THE CASCADES. THESE STORMS WILL SLOWLY MOVE TO THE WEST. VERY HEAVY RAIN WILL OCCUR WITH THESE STORMS. SOME STORMS WILL PUT DOWN A LARGE AMOUNT OF RAIN IN A SMALL PERIOD OF TIME. THIS WILL RAISE THE CONCERN OF FLASH FLOODING.

* THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR THESE STORMS TO DEVELOP OVER THE 2014 BURN SCARS...CARLTON COMPLEX...MILLS CANYON AND CHIWAUKUM COMPLEX. HOWEVER GIVEN THE WESTERLY TRAJECTORY...THE STRONGEST STORMS ARE ANTICIPATED ALONG THE CREST OF THE CASCADES.

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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