Fire Weather Warning

WAZ676-680-682-070400-
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East Washington South Central Cascade Valleys (Zone 676)-
East Washington South Central Cascade Mountains (Zone 680)-
East Washington Central Cascade Mountains (Zone 682)-
548 PM PDT Fri Oct 6 2017

…RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY SOUTH CENTRAL CASCADE MOUNTAIN AND VALLEYS AND CENTRAL
CASCADE MOUNTAINS…

* Affected Area: Fire Weather Zone 676 East Washington South
Central Cascade Valleys (Zone 676)…Fire Weather Zone 680
East Washington South Central Cascade Mountains (Zone 680) and
Fire Weather Zone 682 East Washington Central Cascade
Mountains (Zone 682).

* Winds: West 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 35 mph….except
winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to around 45 mph on ridge tops.

* Relative Humidities: 15 to 30 percent.

* Impacts: Rapid fire spread will be possible for 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 can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

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