Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
335 AM PDT FRI AUG 26 2016

...GUSTY WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING...

.A COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH EASTERN WASHINGTON AND NORTH
IDAHO SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. ALTHOUGH THE FIRE DANGER IS
EXPECTED TO BE SOMEWHAT LESS THAN WHEN MOST AREA FIRES BEGAN LAST
SUNDAY...THE COMBINATION OF FAIRLY HOT TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER
80S WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WIND WILL RESULT IN
ELEVATED FIRE DANGER.

WAZ673-262115-
/O.EXA.KOTX.FW.A.0007.160827T2000Z-160828T0400Z/
EAST WASHINGTON NORTHERN COLUMBIA BASIN (ZONE 673)-
335 AM PDT FRI AUG 26 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
FOR PORTIONS OF THE NORTHERN COLUMBIA BASIN...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA: FIRE WEATHER ZONE 673 EAST WASHINGTON NORTHERN
  COLUMBIA BASIN (ZONE 673).

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITIES: 13 TO 21 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS: DRY...WARM...AND BREEZY CONDITIONS WILL PROMOTE RAPID
  FIRE SPREAD WITH ANY NEW OR EXISTING 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.

&&

$$

IDZ101-WAZ674-262115-
/O.CON.KOTX.FW.A.0007.160827T2000Z-160828T0400Z/
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL IDAHO PANHANDLE (ZONE 101)-
EAST WASHINGTON PALOUSE AND SPOKANE AREA (ZONE 674)-
335 AM PDT FRI AUG 26 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FOR NORTHERN AND CENTRAL IDAHO PANHANDLE AND EAST
WASHINGTON PALOUSE AND SPOKANE AREA...

* AFFECTED AREA: FIRE WEATHER ZONE 101 NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
  IDAHO PANHANDLE (ZONE 101) AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 674 EAST
  WASHINGTON PALOUSE AND SPOKANE AREA (ZONE 674).

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITIES: 13 TO 27 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS: DRY...WARM...AND BREEZY CONDITIONS WILL PROMOTE RAPID
  FIRE SPREAD WITH ANY NEW OR EXISTING 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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