Fire Weather Watch

WAZ675-100000-
/O.CON.KPDT.FW.W.0012.180809T1800Z-180810T0600Z/
/O.CON.KPDT.FW.A.0006.180810T2100Z-180811T0600Z/
Eastern Washington Southern Columbia Basin-
458 AM PDT Thu Aug 9 2018

…RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
11 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR VERY HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONE WA675…
…FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONE WA675…

* TIMING…Hot and unstable conditions peak today. Conditions
remain dry with increasing winds Friday afternoon and evening.

* WIND…10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph Friday afternoon
and evening.

* HUMIDITY…11 to 16 percent this afternoon, 14 to 19 percent
Friday afternoon.

* HAINES…6 (high) from this morning through this evening.

* 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.

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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