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Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 1:55 PM PDT on June 29, 2016


... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Thursday afternoon through
Thursday evening for wind and low relative humidity for the
Kittitas and Wenatchee valleys... the Waterville Plateau and the
Columbia Basin west of Moses Lake...

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

* Affected area: fire weather zone 673 East Washington northern
Columbia Basin (zone 673)... fire weather zone 676 East
Washington south central Cascade valleys (zone 676) and fire
weather zone 677 East Washington central Cascade valleys (zone
677).

* Winds: west 15 to 20 mph with local gusts up to 30 mph.

* Relative humidities: 10 to 19 percent.

* Impacts: very dry and breezy conditions will lead to the rapid
spread of 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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