Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Spokane WA
1052 PM PDT Thu Aug 17 2017

...DRY COLD FRONT PASSAGE FRIDAY...

.A dry cold front will pass through the region late Friday
afternoon promoting breezy and gusty conditions during a period of
low relative humidity.

WAZ677-181500-
/O.CON.KOTX.FW.W.0014.170818T2300Z-170819T0300Z/
East Washington Central Cascade Valleys (Zone 677)-
1052 PM PDT Thu Aug 17 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM TO 8 PM PDT
FRIDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR CENTRAL CASCADE
VALLEYS (FWZ677)...

* Affected Area: Fire Weather Zone 677 East Washington Central
  Cascade Valleys (Zone 677).

* Winds: West 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative Humidities: 15 to 22 percent.

* Impacts: Breezy to locally windy conditions combined with low
  relative humidity may lead to rapid fire spread with any new
  or existing fires.

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.

&&

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