Northern Panhandle Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Watch
Statement as of 4:00 PM PDT on July 06, 2015

... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Tuesday afternoon
through Tuesday evening for thunderstorms for the north
Cascades... Okanogan Highlands... northeast Washington and the
northern Idaho Panhandle...

* affected area: fire weather zone 101 northern and central
Idaho Panhandle (zone 101)... fire weather zone 685 East
Washington north Cascades (zone 685)... fire weather zone 686
East Washington northeast (zone 686) and fire weather zone 687
East Washington Okanogan Highlands (zone 687).

* Thunderstorms: storms will develop over the mountains near the
Canadian border midday Tuesday and then track to the south
during the afternoon.

* Outflow winds: gusty winds are possible with these storms.

* Impacts: lightning in combination with extremely dry fuels could
result in additional wildfire starts.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
red flag warnings.