NowCast ZoneCast Warnings/Advisories Hourly Track Special
Yakima, Washington, United States  Lat: 46.59N, Lon: 120.53W
Wx Zone: WAZ027
Warnings, Watches and Advisories:
 

HEAT ADVISORY

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT WEDNESDAY...
A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT WEDNESDAY.
* TEMPERATURES: HIGHS 100 TO 105 WITH OVERNIGHT LOWS 65 TO 72.

FIRE WEATHER WATCH

...SCATTERED AFTERNOON AND EVENING THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THE
NEXT SEVERAL DAYS...
.MOISTURE CIRCULATING AROUND A SOUTHWEST U.S. RIDGE WILL KEEP THE THREAT
FOR THUNDERSTORMS OVER OREGON AND EXTREME SOUTHEAST WASHINGTON
THROUGH AT LEAST SATURDAY EVENING.
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING ABUNDANT LIGHTNING
ACROSS FIRE WEATHER ZONES OR610...OR611...OR640...OR642...OR643...
OR644...OR645...WA643 AND WA645...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PENDLETON HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING ABUNDANT LIGHTNING...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING.
* AFFECTED AREA...IN ORZ610...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 610 EAST SLOPES
OF CENTRAL OREGON CASCADES. IN ORZ611...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 611
DESCHUTES NATIONAL FOREST  -MINUS SISTERS RANGER DISTRICT. IN
ORZ640...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 640 CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF OREGON. IN
ORZ642...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 642 SOUTHERN BLUE AND STRAWBERRY
MOUNTAINS. IN ORZ643...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 643 NORTHERN BLUE
MOUNTAINS OF OREGON. IN ORZ644...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 644 CENTRAL
BLUE MOUNTAINS. IN ORZ645...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 645 WALLOWA
DISTRICT. IN WAZ643...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 643 BLUE MOUNTAINS OF
WASHINGTON. IN WAZ645...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 645 ASOTIN COUNTY.
* TIMING...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP EACH AFTERNOON AND
EVENING BEGINNING WEDNESDAY AND CONTINUING THROUGH SATURDAY.
* THUNDERSTORMS...SOME OF THE THUNDERSTORMS COULD PRODUCE ERRATIC
WINDS WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH AND PEA TO MARBLE SIZE HAIL.
* PRECIPITATION...THERE WILL BE A MIX OF WET AND DRY THUNDERSTORMS
WITH ANYWHERE FROM A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH TO A QUARTER INCH
OF RAIN POSSIBLE.
* LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LEVEL...2 TO 3 ON WEDNESDAY AND 3 TO LOCALLY 4
THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.
* IMPACTS...FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND CRITICALLY DRY FUELS MAY
RESULT IN NUMEROUS FIRE STARTS.