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Area forecast discussion...updated 
National Weather Service Spokane Washington
935 PM PDT Friday Jul 3 2015

Synopsis....
hot and dry weather will be featured into the Independence day
weekend. Saturday winds will be increasing as a front tries to
sag in from Canada, eventually forcing winds more from the north.
Breezy conditions continue on Sunday. It is still looking dry and
warm into the beginning of next week.



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Discussion...
quick update tonight to take out heat advisory and red flags that
expired at 9pm. Northwest winds will remain elevated through the
Wenatchee and Kittitas Valley overnight. Main concern for tomorrow
will once again focus on low relative humidities and breezy
northerly winds in associated with a dry cold front moving in
from British Columbia. Unfortunately, the winds move through in
the late afternoon and evening hours right when many towns will be
setting off their fireworks.

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Aviation...
06z tafs: a dry airmass will allow for VFR conditions at all taf
sites. Winds at keat will remain occasionally breezy through
Saturday. Elevated smoke layers from area wildfires will appear as
thin mid level clouds but surface visibility will not be affected.
Northerly winds will pick up aft 00z along the Canadian border
and push south through the evening hours towards kgeg kcoe and
kmwh.

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Preliminary point temps/pops...
Spokane 67 96 66 87 62 92 / 0 0 10 0 0 0
Coeur D'Alene 62 94 62 84 58 90 / 0 0 10 10 0 0
Pullman 58 94 57 89 53 91 / 0 0 0 10 0 0
Lewiston 69 102 70 98 66 98 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Colville 64 98 60 92 58 95 / 0 0 10 0 0 10
Sandpoint 55 93 54 83 50 89 / 0 0 10 10 0 0
Kellogg 62 93 59 83 54 89 / 0 0 10 10 0 0
Moses Lake 68 102 70 97 65 99 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wenatchee 73 102 72 98 71 100 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Omak 67 98 63 96 63 98 / 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Otx watches/warnings/advisories...
Idaho...none.
Washington...red flag warning from noon to 10 PM PDT Saturday for East
Washington northern Columbia Basin (zone 673)-East
Washington Okanogan Highlands (zone 687)-East Washington
Okanogan/Methow valleys (zone 684).

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