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Washington, East Slopes of the Washington Cascades

Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 2:32 AM PDT on July 03, 2015

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on July 04, 2015


... Red flag warning remains in effect from 3 PM this afternoon to
9 PM PDT this evening for the Kittitas Valley...

* affected area: fire weather zone 676 East Washington south
central Cascade valleys (zone 676).

* Winds: northwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

* Relative humidities: 12 to 19 percent.

* Impacts: rapid fire spread is possible with existing fires or
new fire starts in the area.

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 will
create extreme fire growth potential.





300 PM PDT Thu Jul 2 2015

... Red flag warning in effect from noon Friday to 8 PM PDT
Saturday for for breezy winds and low relative humidity...

The National Weather Service in Pendleton has issued a red flag
warning... which is in effect from noon Friday to 8 PM PDT
Saturday. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* 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 on Friday through
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 5:11 PM PDT on July 02, 2015


... New daily record high temperatures for July 1st...

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

The Dalles, or 102 / 2013 106 1929
Walla Walla, WA 105 / 2013 105 (tied) 1930


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