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Fire Weather Watch

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
851 PM PDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL MOVE ACROSS THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST
MONDAY INTO TUESDAY. THIS WILL BRING AN INCREASE IN WESTERLY
WINDS COMBINED WITH LOW HUMIDITY. THE INCREASED WINDS WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING. THE HOT TEMPERATURES HAVE COOLED
OFF AND THE HAINES INDEX HAS DECREASED THIS EVENING REDUCING THE
HAINES THREAT FOR EXISTING OR NEW WILDFIRES.

WAZ675-031600-
/O.CON.KPDT.FW.A.0008.150803T1900Z-150805T0400Z/
EASTERN WASHINGTON SOUTHERN COLUMBIA BASIN-
851 PM PDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 675...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN WAZ675...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 675.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE MONDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE
  INTO TUESDAY EVENING.

* WIND...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH. STRONGEST
  WINDS WILL BE IN THE AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS.

* HUMIDITY...10 TO 22 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP OR THAT IS EXISTING WILL
  LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

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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