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Fire Weather Warning
WAZ650-654-655-657-251600-
/O.UPG.KSEW.FW.A.0003.160825T1700Z-160826T0500Z/
/O.NEW.KSEW.FW.W.0003.160825T1700Z-160826T0500Z/
NORTH COASTAL LOWLANDS-CENTRAL AND SOUTH PUGET SOUND LOWLANDS-
BLACK HILLS AND SOUTHWEST INTERIOR LOWLANDS-
SOUTHEAST PUGET SOUND LOWLANDS GENERALLY BELOW 1500 FEET-
239 PM PDT WED AUG 24 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 10 PM PDT THURSDAY
FOR MODERATE BREEZES AND LOW HUMIDITY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 10 PM PDT THURSDAY.
THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 650...INCLUDING
FORKS...QUILLAYUTE...AND ELLIS MOUNTAIN. FIRE WEATHER ZONES
654....655 AND 657...INCLUDING THE I-5 CORRIDOR FROM SEATTLE ON
SOUTH THROUGH LEWIS COUNTY AND THE KITSAP PENINSULA.

* WIND...NORTH OR NORTHEAST WIND 8 TO 14 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...20-30 PERCENT.

* TIMING...THE COMBINATION OF SUSTAINED WINDS IN EXCESS OF 10-12
MPH AND HUMIDITY BELOW 30 PERCENT WILL LAST FOR 3 TO 5 HOURS
FROM LATE MORNING THROUGH EARLY EVENING ON THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...A COMBINATION OF A MODERATE BREEZE...LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN CONTRIBUTE TO RAPID RATES
OF SPREAD AND DOWNWIND SPOTTING ON ANY FIRES THAT GET
STARTED. THIS APPLIES TO GRASSY ROADSIDE LOCATIONS AS WELL AS
FORESTED AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW, OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF A
MODERATE BREEZE...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES
CAN CONTRIBUTE TO RAPID RATES OF SPREAD AND DOWNWIND SPOTTING ON
EXISTING FIRES.

&&

$$
Fire Weather Warning
ORZ601>603-605>608-612-WAZ601-602-604-660-251400-
/O.CON.KPQR.FW.W.0004.160825T1900Z-160826T0400Z/
NORTH OREGON COAST-NORTH OREGON COAST RANGE-
EAST SLOPES OF THE CENTRAL OREGON COAST RANGE-
NORTH OREGON CASCADE FOOTHILLS-CENTRAL OREGON CASCADE FOOTHILLS-
MT. HOOD NATIONAL FOREST - WEST OF CASCADE CREST-
WILLAMETTE NATIONAL FOREST-CENTRAL OREGON COASTAL STRIP-
SOUTH WASHINGTON COAST INCLUDING THE WEST WILLAPA HILLS-
EAST WILLAPA HILLS-CLARK COUNTY LOWLANDS-
EXTREME SOUTH WASHINGTON CASCADES-
1053 PM PDT WED AUG 24 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM PDT
THURSDAY FOR SIGNIFICANTLY UNSTABLE CONDITIONS FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES OR601...OR602...OR603...OR605...OR606...OR607...OR608...
OR612...WA601...WA602...WA604 AND WA660...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN OREGON...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 601...602...
603...605...606...607...608 AND 612. IN WASHINGTON...FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 601...602...604 AND 660.

* HAINES...MID LEVEL HAINES 6 THURSDAY AFTERNOON WITH DRY AND
UNSTABLE CONDITIONS.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 16 PERCENT AWAY FROM THE IMMEDIATE
COAST.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID TO UPPER 90S...EXCEPT AROUND 90
DEGREES IN THE NORTH OREGON COAST RANGE AND CASCADE VALLEYS.

* IMPACTS...FIRE STARTS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL FOR RAPID SPREAD
FROM SPOTTING AND FOR PLUME DOMINATED GROWTH DUE TO
INSTABILITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW....OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG INSTABILITY AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY CAN CONTRIBUTE TO
EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

Heat Advisory
WAZ504-509-511-512-555-556-558-559-251130-
/O.NEW.KSEW.HT.Y.0003.160825T1900Z-160827T0300Z/
SOUTHWEST INTERIOR-TACOMA AREA-HOOD CANAL AREA-
LOWER CHEHALIS VALLEY AREA-EAST PUGET SOUND LOWLANDS-
BELLEVUE AND VICINITY-SEATTLE AND VICINITY-BREMERTON AND VICINITY-
918 AM PDT WED AUG 24 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON THURSDAY TO 8 PM PDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...FOR THE INTERIOR OF WESTERN WASHINGTON FROM SEATTLE
SOUTHWARD...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON THURSDAY TO 8 PM PDT
FRIDAY.

* TEMPERATURE...HIGH TEMPERATURES THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND FRIDAY
AFTERNOON WILL BE IN THE UPPER 80S TO MID 90S OVER THE INTERIOR
OF WESTERN WASHINGTON FROM SEATTLE SOUTHWARD.

* TIMING...THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING AND FRIDAY
AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...HOT WEATHER INCREASES THE POTENTIAL FOR DEHYDRATION AND
HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES. THE ELDERLY...THE YOUNG...AND THOSE WHO
WORK OR EXERCISE OUTDOORS WILL BE THE MOST VULNERABLE TO HEAT
RELATED ILLNESSES IF EXTRA PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

YOUNG CHILDREN AND PETS SHOULD NEVER BE LEFT UNATTENDED IN VEHICLES
UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. THIS IS ESPECIALLY TRUE DURING WARM OR HOT
WEATHER WHEN CAR INTERIORS CAN REACH LETHAL TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER
OF MINUTES.

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 STROKE.
WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN POSSIBLE AND DRINK
PLENTY OF WATER.

IF YOU PLAN TO GO BOATING TO ESCAPE THE HEAT...WEAR AN APPROVED LIFE
JACKET. DROWNING IS THE CAUSE OF MOST BOATING FATALITIES. ALSO...
AVOID ALCOHOL BECAUSE IT IMPAIRS JUDGMENT.

&&

$$

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