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Washington, Okanogan Valley

Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 10:54 AM PDT on August 01, 2014

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on August 02, 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




Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 12:49 PM PDT on August 01, 2014

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on August 02, 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 The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in
effect.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.





Record Report

Statement as of 12:35 PM PDT on August 01, 2014


The high temperature at Stehekin in the past 24 hours ending at 800 am
was 101 degrees. This ties the record for the highest temperature
for this period. The previous record of 101 degrees was set in 1992.
Records have been kept at this site since 1906.


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