Okanogan County, Washington
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Fire Weather Warning
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 THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN
EFFECT.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.

&&

$$
Flash Flood Watch
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

&&

$$

Special Weather Statement
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

$$

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