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Washington, Spokane Area

Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 6:05 AM PDT on July 30, 2016

... Red flag warning remains in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to
9 PM PDT this evening for wind and low relative humidity south central
Cascade valleys... the central Cascade valleys... the northern
Columbia Basin... the Palouse and Spokane area...

* affected area: fire weather zone 673 East Washington northern
Columbia Basin (zone 673)... fire weather zone 674 East
Washington Palouse and Spokane area (zone 674)... 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 25 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Relative humidities: 11 to 22 percent.

* Impacts: dry and breezy conditions will lead to the rapid
spread of any new fire starts.

* Communities: Wenatchee... Entiat... Vantage... George... Ephrata...
   Moses Lake... Douglas... Waterville... Wilbur... Othello...
Ritzville... Coulee City... Ellensburg... Yakima.

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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