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Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Spokane Washington
1032 PM PDT Tuesday Jun 30 2015

Synopsis....a few mountain showers near the Canadian border
tonight then the weather looks dry and hot into the Independence
day weekend. Hottest days will likely be Thursday and Friday with
many valley sites topping the century mark. With breezes kicking
up as weather systems move across the strong upper level ridge.
Friday and Saturday winds are potentially looking more substantial
as a cool front tries to sag in from Canada eventually forcing
winds more from the north. It's still looking dry and warm even
into the beginning of next week.

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Discussion...
forecast update to take down the red flag warning for the Kittitas
Valley. Although the winds will remain breezy down the Kittitas
Valley through tonight, relative humidity has increased above
critical thresholds.

All of the thunderstorm activity this evening has remained north
of the Canadian border. However, a new cell at 8:20 PM has popped
up just northeast of Oroville across the border, so there is still
a possibility for thunderstorms across the far northern portions
of the region near the border. Communities most likely to be
impacted by a thunderstorm this evening would be Curlew, lauier,
Northport, Metaline Falls and Porthill as storms push from west
to east across British Columbia. /Svh

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Aviation...
06z tafs: an upper level disturbance will push across British Columbia tonight.
This will spark off some thunderstorms right along and north of
the border with British Columbia Canada. Shortwave ridging will then build in
on Wednesday with clear skies and VFR conditions continuing at all
taf sites through 06z Thursday. /Svh

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Preliminary point temps/pops...
Spokane 67 95 66 97 68 99 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Coeur D'Alene 63 92 61 95 62 96 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pullman 58 92 56 95 59 95 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lewiston 69 100 68 103 69 103 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Colville 62 96 60 100 61 101 / 10 0 0 0 0 0
Sandpoint 56 91 54 94 56 96 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kellogg 62 92 58 95 59 96 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Moses Lake 67 100 66 102 67 103 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wenatchee 71 100 73 104 73 102 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Omak 63 98 63 101 64 102 / 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Otx watches/warnings/advisories...
Idaho...heat advisory from 1 PM Wednesday to 9 PM PDT Friday for
Lewiston area.

Washington...heat advisory from 1 PM Wednesday to 9 PM PDT Friday for lower
Garfield and Asotin counties-Moses Lake area-upper Columbia
Basin-Washington Palouse.

Heat advisory from 1 PM Thursday to 9 PM PDT Friday for Okanogan
Valley-Wenatchee area.

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