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Spokane Tribe of Indians

Incident Command Center

Red Flag Warning for the Area

Action Recommended


Make preparations per the instructions


Issued By


Spokane - WA, US, National Weather Service


Affected Area Northeast Mountains Description

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECTFROM Wednesday 7/7/2021 5 AM TO 8 PM PDT THUNDERSTORMS FOLLOWED BY WIND ANDLOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR NORTHERNWASHINGTON AND IDAHO... Affected Area: Fire WeatherZone

101 Northern and Central Idaho Panhandle (Zone 101), Fire Weather Zone 662 East Portion of North Cascades National Park/Lake Chelan National Recreational Area (Zone 662), Fire Weather Zone 684 East Washington Okanogan/Methow Valleys (Zone 684), 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: Elevated early morning dry thunderstorms are expected. Showers and thunderstorms will continue through the afternoon along the Canadian border. Winds: West- Northwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts to between25 and 35 mph from late morninginto afternoon. From Okanogan Highlands to the Northern Panhandle, the strongest gusts will be across the southern portions of these fire weather zones. Relative Humidities: 15 to 25 percent in the valleys and 25 to 40 percent over the higher terrain. Impacts: New fire starts with rapid spread possible from gusty winds. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now. or will

shortly. A combination of strong winds...low relative humidity and warm temperatures can contribute to extreme

fire behavior.



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