Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
221 PM PDT THU AUG 25 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.

IDZ101-WAZ674-261400-
/O.NEW.KOTX.FW.A.0007.160827T2000Z-160828T0400Z/
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL IDAHO PANHANDLE (ZONE 101)-
EAST WASHINGTON PALOUSE AND SPOKANE AREA (ZONE 674)-
221 PM PDT THU AUG 25 2016

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

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

* 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: 11 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.

&&

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