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  • Red Flag Warning for Garfield County, Washington
  • Red Flag Warning issued July 31 at 9:56PM PDT until August 02 at 11:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 9:56 p.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 11 p.m.
  • ...SCATTERED AFTERNOON AND EVENING THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED
    THROUGH SATURDAY...
    .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 UNTIL 11 PM PDT SATURDAY
    FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ACROSS FIRE WEATHER ZONES OR610...
    OR611...OR639...OR640...OR642...OR643...OR644...OR645...WA643 AND
    WA645...
    A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT SATURDAY.
    * AFFECTED AREA...IN ORZ610...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 610 EAST SLOPES OF
    CENTRAL OREGON CASCADES. IN ORZ611...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 611
    DESCHUTES NATIONAL FOREST. IN ORZ640...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 640
    CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF OREGON. IN ORZ642...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 642
    SOUTHERN BLUE AND STRAWBERRY MOUNTAINS. IN ORZ644...FIRE WEATHER
    ZONE 644 CENTRAL BLUE MOUNTAINS. IN ORZ639...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
    639 EAST SLOPES OF THE NORTHERN OREGON CASCADES. 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 AGAIN FRIDAY AND
    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 THROUGH SATURDAY.
    * IMPACTS...FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND CRITICALLY DRY FUELS MAY
    RESULT IN NUMEROUS FIRE STARTS.