Fire Weather Warning
East Washington South Central Cascade Valleys (Zone 676)-
615 AM PDT Tue Jul 17 2018
…RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE
* Affected Area: Fire Weather Zone 676 East Washington South
Central Cascade Valleys.
* Winds: West 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the afternoon
increasing to 30 mph during the evening.
* Relative Humidities: 8 to 20 percent.
* Impacts: Gusty winds and low relative humidity on dry fuels
will promote rapid fire spread.
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.