Fire Weather Watch

WAZ676-677-682-171800-
/O.CON.KOTX.FW.A.0006.180817T2100Z-180818T0400Z/
East Washington South Central Cascade Valleys (Zone 676)-
East Washington Central Cascade Valleys (Zone 677)-
East Washington Central Cascade Mountains (Zone 682)-
1018 PM PDT Thu Aug 16 2018

…FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE
CENTRAL CASCADES VALLEYS AND THE EAST WASHINGTON CENTRAL CASCADE
MOUNTAINS…

* Affected Area: Fire Weather Zone 676 East Washington South
Central Cascade Valleys (Zone 676)…Fire Weather Zone 677
East Washington Central Cascade Valleys (Zone 677) and Fire
Weather Zone 682 East Washington Central Cascade Mountains
(Zone 682).

* Winds: Increasing to west 15 to 20 mph Friday afternoon and
continuing into Friday evening. In the Kittitas and Wenatchee
Valleys evening gusts to 30 mph.

* Relative Humidities: 15 to 22 percent during the afternoon and
early evening.

* Impacts: Breezy conditions and low relative humidities during
the late afternoon and the evening recovery period will
promote rapid fire spread of existing fires and any new fire
starts.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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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