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Washington, Lower Columbia Basin of Washington

Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 4:28 PM PDT on August 03, 2015


... Red flag warning remains in effect until 9 PM PDT Tuesday for
gusty winds and low relative humidity...

* affected area... Washington and Oregon fire zones 639 and641
and Washington zone 675 which includes the east slopes of the
southern Washington and northern Oregon Cascades... the lower
Columbia Basin... the Yakima Valley... and the Hanford district.

* Timing... strongest winds will occur between 2 PM and 8 PM.

* Wind... west to northwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 25 mph.
In the eastern Columbia River gorge... west to northwest 15 to
25 mph with gusts to 35 mph.

* Humidity... 15-25 percent this afternoon. 10-22 percent
Tuesday.

* 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.





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