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Washington, East Slopes of the Washington Cascades

Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 2:46 PM PDT on August 24, 2016


... Red flag warning in effect from noon to 9 PM PDT Thursday for
significantly unstable conditions for fire weather zones or601...
or602... or603... or605... or606... or607... or608... or612... wa601...
wa602... wa604 and wa660...

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a red flag
warning for significantly unstable conditions... which is in
effect from noon to 9 PM PDT Thursday.

* Affected area... in Oregon... fire weather zones 601... 602...
603... 605... 606... 607... 608 and 612. In Washington... fire
weather zones 601... 602... 604 and 660.

* Haines... mid level Haines 6 Thursday afternoon with dry and
unstable conditions.

* Relative humidity... as low as 16 percent away from the immediate
coast.

* Temperatures... peaking Thursday afternoon in the mid to upper
90s... except around 90 degrees in the north Oregon Coast Range
and Cascade valleys.

* Impacts... fire starts will have the potential for rapid spread
from spotting and for plume dominated growth due to
instability.

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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