Fire Weather Warning

WAZ676-180300-
/O.CON.KOTX.FW.W.0006.180717T2000Z-180718T0300Z/
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
KITTITAS VALLEY…

* 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.

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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