Fire Weather Watch

WAZ673-684-192200-
/O.NEW.KOTX.FW.A.0007.180820T1700Z-180821T0100Z/
East Washington Northern Columbia Basin (Zone 673)-
East Washington Okanogan/Methow Valleys (Zone 684)-
315 AM PDT Sun Aug 19 2018

…FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 673 AND 684…

The National Weather Service in Spokane has issued a Fire Weather
Watch for wind and low relative humidity, which is in effect from
Monday morning through Monday afternoon.

* Affected Area: Fire Weather Zone 673 East Washington Northern
Columbia Basin (Zone 673) and Fire Weather Zone 684 East
Washington Okanogan/Methow Valleys (Zone 684).

* Winds: Northeast 15 to 30 mph with gusts 30 to 40 mph.

* Relative Humidities: 13 to 20 percent.

* Impacts: Strong sustained winds and low relative humidities
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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