Thunderstorms + Gusty winds = Red Flag Warning

Thunderstorms + Gusty winds = Red Flag Warning
Early morning lighting on July 4th, 2013 above Richland. (Photo by YouNews user BenOliver)

NWS FORECAST -- A large area of low pressure, situated offshore, will spread moisture into the region Tuesday night.

Expect scattered thunderstorms Wednesday through Thursday.

Stronger storms will produce strong gusty outflow winds. Dangerous lightning, locally heavy rain, and small hail can also be expected.

A Red Flag Warning is in effect for northeast Oregon and southeast Washington from Tuesday night through Thursday for abundant lightning and dry fuels.

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are imminent or already occurring.


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