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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 2:15 PM PDT Jul. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning in effect from 10 am to 9 PM PDT Thursday and
Friday for wind and low relative humidity for East Washington
south central Cascade valleys...

The National Weather Service in Spokane has issued a red flag
warning for wind and low relative humidity, which is in effect
from 10 am to 9 PM PDT Thursday. A red flag warning has also been
issued from 11 am to 9 PM PDT Friday.

* Affected area: fire weather zone 676 East Washington south
central Cascade valleys (zone 676).

* Winds: northwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Relative humidities: 13 to 31 percent.

* Impacts: gusty winds and low relative humidity on dry fuels
will promote rapid fire spread.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... .or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.





215 PM PDT Wed Jul 18 2018

... Red flag warning remains in effect from late
morning until early evening today through Friday for wind and low
relative humidity for East Washington central Cascade valleys and
the western portion of the Columbia Basin...

The National Weather Service in Spokane has issued a red flag
warning for wind and low relative humidity, which is in effect
from 10 am to 9 PM PDT Thursday and Friday. This is in addition to
a red flag warning which remains in effect until 10 PM PDT this
evening.

* Affected area: fire weather zone 673 East Washington northern
Columbia Basin (zone 673) and fire weather zone 677 East
Washington central Cascade valleys (zone 677).

* Winds: west 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

* Relative humidities: 12 to 22 percent.

* Impacts: gusty winds and low relative humidity on dry fuels
will promote rapid fire spread.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... .or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.







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