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Washington, Yakima Valley

Fire Weather Warning

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

Expires 12:00 PM EDT on July 05, 2015


... Red flag warning remains in effect until 9 am PDT Sunday for
winds and low relative humidity...

* affected area... the northern half of fire weather zone 675
eastern Washington Columbia Basin... covering southeast
Kittitas Valley... the Yakima Valley... and the Hanford
district.

* Timing... lowest relative humidity combined with stronger
winds expected to occur between 4 PM through 8 PM today and
again on Saturday. Winds are expected to shift to the north
and become breezy Saturday night.

* Wind... west to northwest wind 10 to 20 mph today through
Saturday. North winds 10 to 20 mph gusting to 30 mph Saturday
night.

* Humidity... 8 to 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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