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Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 2:42 PM PDT on July 01, 2016


... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Sunday afternoon through
Sunday evening for gusty winds and low humidity for fire weather
zones 639... 639... 641... 641 and 675...

The National Weather Service in Pendleton has issued a Fire
Weather Watch... which is in effect from Sunday afternoon through
Sunday evening.

* Affected area... Washington and Oregon fire weather zone 639
covering the eastern Columbia River gorge. Washington and Oregon
fire weather zone 641 covering the lower Columbia Basin.
Washington fire weather zone 675 covering the southern Kittitas
and Yakima valleys and the Hanford district.

* Timing... winds will increase in the morning and become windy
during the afternoon and evening hours.

* Wind... west wind 12 to 25 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. In the
eastern Columbia River gorge... west wind 20 to 30 mph gusting to
40 mph.

* Humidity... minimum relative humidity values 18 to 28 percent.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended... and fireworks should never
be ignited near grassy areas.

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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