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Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 2:41 PM PDT on August 25, 2016

Expires 1:00 AM EDT on August 26, 2016


... Red flag warning remains in effect until 9 PM PDT this evening
for significantly unstable conditions for fire weather zones
or601... or612 and wa601...

* affected area... in Oregon... fire weather zones 601 and 612. In
Washington... fire weather zone 601.

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

* Relative humidity... as low as 20 percent.

* Temperatures... in the low 80s to around 90 degrees.

* 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 instability and low relative humidity can contribute to
extreme fire behavior.



For more information from NOAA/National Weather Service visit...
http://weather.Gov/Portland (all lower case)


800 am PDT Thu Aug 25 2016

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 10 PM PDT this
evening for moderate breezes and low humidity...

* affected area... fire weather zone 650... including Forks...
Quillayute... and Ellis Mountain. Fire weather zones 654... .
655 and 657... including the I-5 corridor from Seattle on south
through Lewis County and the Kitsap peninsula.

* Wind... north or northeast wind rising to 8 to 14 mph with gusts
to 20 mph this afternoon and evening.

* Humidity... falling to 20-30 percent.

* Timing... the combination of sustained winds in excess of 10-12
mph and humidity below 30 percent will last for 3 to 5 hours
this afternoon and evening.

* Impacts... a combination of a moderate breeze... low relative
humidity and warm temperatures can contribute to rapid rates of
spread and downwind spotting on any fires that get started.
This applies to grassy roadside locations as well as forested
areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or will shortly. A combination of a
moderate breeze... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures
can contribute to rapid rates of spread and downwind spotting on
existing fires.




Record Report

Statement as of 1:29 AM PDT on August 25, 2016


... Record high temperature set at Quillayute WA Airport...

A record high temperature of 91 degrees was set at Quillayute WA
Airport yesterday. This breaks the old record of 89 set in 1982.


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