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fire weather
Adams County, WA

...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.

&&

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Douglas County, WA

...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.

&&

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Grant County, WA

...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.

&&

$$

Lincoln County, WA

...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.

&&

$$

Okanogan County, WA

...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.

&&

$$

Spokane County, WA

...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.

&&

$$

Whitman County, WA

...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.

&&

$$

Yakima County, WA

...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.

&&

$$

flash flood
Douglas County, WA

...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

&&

$$

Okanogan County, WA

...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

&&

$$

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