PIERCE County, Washington
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Fire Weather Warning
WAZ652-658-659-661-012330-
/O.CON.KSEW.FW.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150802T0500Z/
WEST PORTION OF THE OLYMPIC MOUNTAINS-NORTH CASCADES-
CENTRAL CASCADES-EAST PORTION OF THE OLYMPIC MOUNTAINS-
817 AM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PDT THIS
EVENING FOR A DRY AND UNSTABLE AIR MASS ABOVE 2000 FEET ELEVATION
IN FIRE WEATHER ZONES 652...658...659 AND 661...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 652...658...659 AND 661.
THIS INCLUDES THE OLYMPIC MOUNTAINS AND THE CASCADES WEST OF
THE CREST. THIS WARNING IS TARGETED TO LOCATIONS ABOVE 2000
FEET ELEVATION.

* HAINES...MID-LEVEL AND HIGH-LEVEL HAINES 5. THIS INDICATES A
VERY DRY AND SOMEWHAT UNSTABLE AIR MASS.

* TEMPERATURES...AROUND 15 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL FOR THIS TIME
OF YEAR.

* HUMIDITY...FALLING BELOW 25 PERCENT AGAIN THIS AFTERNOON...WITH
POOR NIGHTTIME HUMIDITY RECOVERY CONTINUING THROUGH TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A DRY AND UNSTABLE
AIR MASS WITH WARM TEMPERATURES CAN CONTRIBUTE TO ACTIVE FIRE
BEHAVIOR. IN WESTERN WASHINGTON...SIGNIFICANT GROWTH ON EXISTING
FIRES HAS HISTORICALLY TAKEN PLACE UNDER SUCH CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

Heat Advisory
WAZ504-509-555-556-558-012315-
/O.CON.KSEW.HT.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-150803T0300Z/
SOUTHWEST INTERIOR-TACOMA AREA-EAST PUGET SOUND LOWLANDS-
BELLEVUE AND VICINITY-SEATTLE AND VICINITY-
408 AM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT SUNDAY...

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S TO MID 90S SATURDAY...
THEN MID 80S TO LOWER 90S ON SUNDAY. LOWS WILL BE IN THE 50S
TO LOWER 60S.

* IMPACTS...HOT TEMPERATURES CAN PLACE EXTRA STRESS ON THE BODY
AND POSSIBLY LEAD TO DEHYDRATION AND HEAT EXHAUSTION. DRINK
PLENTY OF FLUIDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS...IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE...
RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR EVENING IF
POSSIBLE. 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. THE INTERIOR OF AUTOMOBILES
CAN BECOME VERY HOT CREATING A DANGER IF CHILDREN OR PETS ARE
LEFT UNATTENDED. CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.

&&

$$

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