Red Flag Warnings and Lightning strikes, August 2, 2019

Lightning strikes map
Lightning strikes during the 24-hour period ending at 4:29 a.m. MDT August 2, 2019.

Lightning strikes, above, and accumulated precipitation, below.

Accumulated precipitation
Accumulated precipitation during the 72-hour period ending at 4 a.m. MDT August 2, 2019.
Dry lightning strikes
Dry lightning strikes shown with the degree of dryness, August 1, 2019.


On Friday the Red Flag Warning areas in Washington, Idaho, and southwestern Montana could experience additional lightning with little or no rain.

Red Flag Warnings August 2, 2019
Red Flag Warnings August 2, 2019

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Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire.