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Washington, Eastern Columbia River Gorge of Washington

Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 2:49 PM PDT on July 03, 2015

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on July 04, 2015


... Red flag warning remains in effect until 8 PM PDT Saturday for
for breezy winds and low relative humidity...

* affected areas... Washington zone 639 east slopes of the
southern Washington Cascades and Oregon zone 639 east slopes
of the northern Oregon Cascades... mainly in the eastern
Columbia River gorge.

* Timing... lowest relative humidity combined with stronger winds
expected to occur between 1 PM and 8 PM today and again on
Saturday.

* Wind... west winds 15 to 25 mph in the eastern Columbia River
gorge and west to northwest winds 10 to 20 mph elsewhere.

* Humidity... as low as 15 percent.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended. Do not release fireworks
near areas of dry vegetation or flammable material.

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.





Record Report

Statement as of 5:20 PM PDT on July 03, 2015


... New daily record high temperatures for July 3rd...

Note: stations marked with * indicate that the station reports once
per day. For consistency... these values are considered to have
occurred on the day the observation was taken but may have actually
occurred (especially for Max temperature) on the previous day.

Station previous new records
                         record/year record began

Meacham, or 91 / 1970 93 1929
Walla Walla, WA 105 / 1985 105 (tied) 1930
Hanford, WA 105 / 1991 108 1945
Yakima, WA 100 / 1991 107 1909


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