Lower Garfield and Asotin Counties

 Heat Advisory  Statement as of 4:25 PM PDT on July 28, 2014


... Heat advisory remains in effect until 8 PM PDT Tuesday...

* temperatures... highs 99 to 106. Lows in the mid 60s to lower
70s.

* Timing... temperatures will be warmest between 1 PM and 8 PM.

* Locations... Coulee Dam... Ephrata... Moses Lake... Ritzville... La
Crosse... Clarkston... Lewiston...

* impacts... hot temperatures will have the potential to create
heat related illnesses. People who are unable to care for
themselves will be at most risk... including Young children and
the elderly. Limit outdoor activities during the afternoon
when temperatures will be warmest. Seek shaded areas often to
cool off and consume plenty of water to keep hydrated.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible... reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.

To reduce risk during outdoor work the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by
heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke
is an emergency... call 911. A heat advisory means that a period
of very hot temperatures is expected. Drink plenty of fluids...
stay in an air-conditioned room... stay out of the sun... and check
up on relatives and neighbors.





 Local Storm Report 



07/23/2014 0245 PM

1 miles se of Pomeroy, Garfield County.

Hail m1.50 inch, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Emergency manager reported hail up to ping pong size just
            south of Pomeroy




07/23/2014 0252 PM

2 miles SSE of Pomeroy, Garfield County.

Hail e0.75 inch, reported by trained spotter.





07/23/2014 0255 PM

6 miles ENE of Pomeroy, Garfield County.

Hail e1.75 inch, reported by public.


            Hail dented 3 cars. Also broke sky lights in a metal
            building at dye seed ranch.




07/23/2014 0300 PM

4 miles SSE of Mayview, Garfield County.

Hail m1.25 inch, reported by public.





07/23/2014 0301 PM

Mayview, Garfield County.

Hail e1.00 inch, reported by public.


            Hail damaged wheat crop




07/23/2014 0310 PM

9 miles WSW of Pullman, Whitman County.

Hail m1.75 inch, reported by public.


            Also blew a large Water Tank about 200 feet.




07/23/2014 0315 PM

Pullman, Whitman County.

Hail e1.25 inch, reported by public.


            1 to 1.25 inch hail at the walmart on harvest drive in
            Pullman. Now heavy rain.




07/23/2014 0315 PM

6 miles W of Pullman, Whitman County.

Hail e1.75 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Golf Ball size hail. Fallen tree limbs.




07/23/2014 0315 PM

3 miles NW of Pullman, Whitman County.

Hail m1.25 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            1.25 hail, 55 mph winds




07/23/2014 0322 PM

1 miles S of Pullman, Whitman County.

Hail e1.50 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Ping pong size hail with wind gusts of at least 40 mph.




07/23/2014 0330 PM

3 miles NW of Pullman, Whitman County.

Hail m1.25 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Hail up to half dollar size reported. Winds speeds up to
            55 mph observed. Heavy rain up to 0.25 reported in 10
            minutes




07/23/2014 0335 PM

Palouse, Whitman County.

Hail e1.00 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Quarter sized hail and heavy rain




07/23/2014 0337 PM

Palouse, Whitman County.

Hail e1.00 inch, reported by public.





07/23/2014 0341 PM

11 miles NNE of Peola, Garfield County.

Thunderstorm wind gust m60.00 mph, reported by mesonet.


            Highway 12 and Alpowa Summit




07/23/2014 0351 PM

7 miles E of Hay, Garfield County.

Thunderstorm wind gust m49.00 mph, reported by mesonet.





07/23/2014 0354 PM

4 miles N of Colton, Whitman County.

Hail e1.25 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Hail up to half dollar in size reported.




07/23/2014 0357 PM

5 miles N of Colton, Whitman County.

Hail e0.50 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Hail up to half inch in size reported




07/23/2014 0421 PM

6 miles W of Moscow, Whitman County.

Thunderstorm wind gust m49.00 mph, reported by mesonet.


            Pullman Moscow ASOS




07/23/2014 0430 PM

6 miles WNW of Clarkston heney, Whitman County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m71.00 mph, reported by mesonet.


            Silcott Island agrimet



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