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Weather Alert Detail

  • Red Flag Warning for Asotin County, Washington
  • Red Flag Warning issued July 30 at 11:10PM PDT until August 02 at 11:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 11:10 p.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 11 p.m.
  • ...SCATTERED AFTERNOON AND EVENING THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THE
    NEXT SEVERAL DAYS...
    .MONSOON MOISTURE CIRCULATING AROUND A SOUTHWEST U.S. HIGH
    PRESSURE RIDGE WILL CREATE A THREAT FOR THUNDERSTORMS OVER OREGON
    AND EXTREME SOUTHEAST WASHINGTON THROUGH AT LEAST SATURDAY
    EVENING. ABUNDANT LIGHTNING CAN BE EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS
    WHICH WILL BE A MIX OF WET AND DRY WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS RANGING
    FROM A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH TO OVER ONE QUARTER INCH.
    ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THURSDAY TO 11 PM
    PDT SATURDAY FOR THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING ABUNDANT LIGHTNING
    ACROSS FIRE WEATHER ZONES OR643...OR645...WA643 AND WA645...
    A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THURSDAY TO 11 PM
    PDT SATURDAY.
    * AFFECTED AREA...IN ORZ643...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 643 NORTHERN
    BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON. IN ORZ645...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 645
    WALLOWA DISTRICT. IN WAZ643...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 643 BLUE
    MOUNTAINS OF WASHINGTON. IN WAZ645...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 645
    ASOTIN COUNTY.
    * TIMING...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP THURSDAY
    AFTERNOON AND EVENING AND EACH AFTERNOON AND EVENING THROUGH
    SATURDAY.
    * THUNDERSTORMS...SOME OF THE THUNDERSTORMS COULD PRODUCE
    ERRATIC WINDS WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH AND PEA TO MARBLE SIZE
    HAIL.
    * PRECIPITATION...THERE WILL BE A MIX OF WET AND DRY
    THUNDERSTORMS WITH ANYWHERE FROM A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH
    TO OVER ONE QUARTER INCH OF RAIN POSSIBLE.
    * LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LEVEL...3 TO LOCALLY 4 THURSDAY THROUGH
    SATURDAY.
    * IMPACTS...FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND CRITICALLY DRY FUELS MAY
    RESULT IN NUMEROUS FIRE STARTS.