Stories tagged: Red flag warning
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 9:54 p.m.
Possible overnight dry lightning causes red flag warning in Spokane; smoke may lessen from nighttime winds
The possibility of lightning prompted a red flag warning Thursday and into Friday morning for Spokane and the Palouse region.
UPDATED: Mon., July 9, 2018, 9:33 p.m.
Forecasted wind gusts reaching 50 mph and lightning could combine to spark wildfires in the Columbia Basin, on the Palouse and near Spokane, the National Weather Service warned. The warning …
UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018, 11:10 a.m.
Spokane will be under a Red Flag Warning from 2 p.m. today until 5 a.m. Saturday morning. A Red Flag Warning signals a high risk for fire. Windy weather, low …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 10:21 p.m.
Crews battled multiple fires in drought-parched Montana on Saturday, and some evacuation orders were in place.
Mon., June 12, 2017, 2:35 p.m.
Forecasters said windy weather is on the way Monday afternoon east of the Cascades
Sun., July 3, 2016, 4:06 p.m.
Much of Eastern Washington is experiencing critical fire weather conditions Sunday, with gusty winds and low relative humidity, forecasters said.
Thu., Aug. 13, 2015
As wildfires intensify across the Pacific Northwest, forecasters warned that extremely dangerous weather conditions would continue again today and that smoke from those fires may cause air quality to deteriorate. …
Mon., Sept. 8, 2014, 7:20 a.m.
PENDLETON, Ore. — The Weather Service is warning of wildfire conditions until 11 p.m. Monday east of the Cascades.
Wed., Aug. 13, 2014, 7:16 a.m.
SPOKANE — The National Weather Service says up to a half inch of rain fell in the overnight storm on the east slopes of the North Cascades, including some parts …
Sun., Aug. 29, 2010
Growing up in the Midwest, I experienced severe thunderstorm warnings, flash flood warnings, and even tornado warnings. Not once, however, do I ever recall hearing the term red flag warning. …
Sat., Sept. 26, 2009, 1:08 p.m.
The Spokane Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for the Spokane area today because of high winds and low humidity. Winds today can reach as high as 25 …
Thu., July 23, 2009, 3:46 p.m.
Hail, lighting and fires struck the Inland Northwest this afternoon from a low pressure area that should linger across the region through Saturday before another heat wave arrives on Sunday.