Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
259 PM PDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.A THERMAL PRESSURE TROUGH NEAR THE COAST IS NOW WEAKENING. WHERE
RED FLAG CONDITIONS ARE OCCURRING...WINDS WILL DIMINISH LATE THIS
AFTERNOON.

WAZ653-654-052300-
/O.CAN.KSEW.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150706T0000Z/
STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA AND NORTHWEST INTERIOR LOWLANDS-
CENTRAL AND SOUTH PUGET SOUND LOWLANDS-
259 PM PDT SUN JUL 5 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING HAS ENDED FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 653 AND
654...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ENDED THE RED FLAG
WARNING.

WIND AND HUMIDITY HAVE FALLEN BACK FROM RED FLAG CRITERIA OVER THE
NORTH INTERIOR. RED FLAG CONDITIONS FAILED TO MATERIALIZE IN THE
PUGET SOUND LOWLANDS.

$$

WAZ650-656-060000-
/O.CON.KSEW.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150706T0000Z/
NORTH COASTAL LOWLANDS-WEST SLOPES OF THE NORTH CASCADES-
259 PM PDT SUN JUL 5 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
650...653... 654 AND 656...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 650 AND 656.

* WIND...NORTH-NORTHEAST WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH WILL DIMINISH LATE
  THIS AFTERNOON.

* HUMIDITY...15-30 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING OR WILL OCCUR WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS. A
COMBINATION OF WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY CAN CONTRIBUTE TO ACTIVE
FIRE BEHAVIOR AND RAPID RATES OF SPREAD.

&&

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