Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
304 PM PDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FOR MONDAY AND TUESDAY...

.EXPECT WINDS TO BECOME GUSTY MONDAY...THEN INCREASE TUESDAY
AFTERNOON. THESE GUSTY WEST WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH LOW HUMIDITY
TO PRODUCE A POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS FIRE WEATHER ENVIRONMENT.

WAZ676-030615-
/O.NEW.KOTX.FW.A.0012.150803T1900Z-150804T0400Z/
/O.NEW.KOTX.FW.A.0013.150804T1900Z-150805T0400Z/
EAST WASHINGTON SOUTH CENTRAL CASCADE VALLEYS (ZONE 676)-
304 PM PDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FOR BOTH MONDAY AND TUESDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
THE KITTITAS VALLEY REGION...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
BOTH MONDAY AND TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA: FIRE WEATHER ZONE 676 EAST WASHINGTON SOUTH
  CENTRAL CASCADE VALLEYS (ZONE 676).

* WINDS: NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITIES: 15 TO 20 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS: RAPID FIRE SPREAD IS POSSIBLE WITH ANY NEW OR ONGOING
  FIRES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

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