Yakima County, Washington
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Fire Weather Warning
ORZ639-641-WAZ639-641-675-041700-
/O.CON.KPDT.FW.W.0012.000000T0000Z-150805T0400Z/
EAST SLOPES OF THE NORTHERN OREGON CASCADES-
LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF OREGON-
EAST SLOPES OF THE SOUTHERN WASHINGTON CASCADES-
LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF WASHINGTON-
EASTERN WASHINGTON SOUTHERN COLUMBIA BASIN-
834 PM PDT MON AUG 3 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT TUESDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

* AFFECTED AREA...WASHINGTON AND OREGON FIRE ZONES 639 AND641
AND WASHINGTON ZONE 675 WHICH INCLUDES THE EAST SLOPES OF THE
SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON CASCADES...THE LOWER
COLUMBIA BASIN...THE YAKIMA VALLEY...AND THE HANFORD DISTRICT.

* TIMING...STRONGEST WINDS WILL OCCUR BETWEEN 2 PM AND 8 PM.

* WIND...WEST TO NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH.
IN THE EASTERN COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE...WEST TO NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...15-25 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON. 10-22 PERCENT
TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
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 COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$
Fire Weather Warning
WAZ673-674-676-677-041400-
/O.CON.KOTX.FW.W.0013.000000T0000Z-150806T0400Z/
EAST WASHINGTON NORTHERN COLUMBIA BASIN (ZONE 673)-
EAST WASHINGTON PALOUSE AND SPOKANE AREA (ZONE 674)-
EAST WASHINGTON SOUTH CENTRAL CASCADE VALLEYS (ZONE 676)-
EAST WASHINGTON CENTRAL CASCADE VALLEYS (ZONE 677)-
959 PM PDT MON AUG 3 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT WEDNESDAY
FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FWZ 677 (CENTRAL CASCADE
VALLEYS)...

* AFFECTED AREA: FIRE WEATHER ZONE 673 EAST WASHINGTON NORTHERN
COLUMBIA BASIN (ZONE 673)...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 674 EAST
WASHINGTON PALOUSE (ZONE 674)...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 676 EAST
WASHINGTON SOUTH CENTRAL CASCADE VALLEYS (ZONE 676) AND FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 677 EAST WASHINGTON CENTRAL CASCADE VALLEYS (ZONE
677).

* WINDS: WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITIES: 12 TO 20 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS: RAPID FIRE SPREAD IS POSSIBLE WITH ANY NEW OR ONGOING
FIRES.

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 WILL
CREATE EXTREME FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

Fire Weather Watch
WAZ676-031415-
/O.CAN.KOTX.FW.A.0012.150803T1900Z-150804T0400Z/
/O.EXT.KOTX.FW.A.0013.150803T1900Z-150805T0400Z/
EAST WASHINGTON SOUTH CENTRAL CASCADE VALLEYS (ZONE 676)-
901 PM PDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
FWZ676 (KITTITAS VALLEY)...

* AFFECTED AREA: FIRE WEATHER ZONE 676 EAST WASHINGTON SOUTH
CENTRAL CASCADE VALLEYS (ZONE 676).

* WINDS: NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITIES: 15 TO 23 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS: RAPID FIRE SPREAD IS POSSIBLE WITH ANY NEW OR ONGOING
FIRES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

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