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Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
242 PM PDT THU JUL 30 2015

...DRY AND UNSTABLE AIR MASS ABOVE 2000 FEET UNTIL SATURDAY
EVENING...

.A VERY DRY AND SOMEWHAT UNSTABLE MID-LEVEL AIR MASS WILL PROVIDE
AN ENVIRONMENT THAT SUPPORTS ACTIVE FIRE BEHAVIOR.

WAZ652-658-659-661-311530-
/O.EXT.KSEW.FW.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150802T0500Z/
WEST PORTION OF THE OLYMPIC MOUNTAINS-NORTH CASCADES-
CENTRAL CASCADES-EAST PORTION OF THE OLYMPIC MOUNTAINS-
242 PM PDT THU JUL 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PDT SATURDAY FOR A
DRY AND UNSTABLE AIR MASS ABOVE 2000 FEET ELEVATION IN FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 652...658...659 AND 661...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 652...658...659 AND 661.
  THIS INCLUDES THE OLYMPIC MOUNTAINS AND THE CASCADES WEST OF
  THE CREST. THIS WARNING IS TARGETED TO LOCATIONS ABOVE 2000
  FEET ELEVATION.

* HAINES...MID-LEVEL HAINES 5-6...IN COMBINATION WITH HIGH-
  LEVEL HAINES 5. THIS INDICATES A VERY DRY AND SOMEWHAT
  UNSTABLE AIR MASS.

* TEMPERATURES...AROUND 15 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL FOR THIS TIME
  OF YEAR.

* HUMIDITY...FALLING BELOW 25 PERCENT FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND AGAIN
  ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON...WITH POOR NIGHTTIME HUMIDITY RECOVERY
  THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A DRY AND UNSTABLE
AIR MASS WITH WARM TEMPERATURES CAN CONTRIBUTE TO ACTIVE FIRE
BEHAVIOR. IN WESTERN WASHINGTON...SIGNIFICANT GROWTH ON EXISTING
FIRES HAS HISTORICALLY TAKEN PLACE UNDER SUCH CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

HANER

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