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Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
913 PM PDT Tue Aug 9 2022

WAZ658-101200-
/O.CON.KSEW.FW.W.0001.220810T0900Z-220811T0900Z/
West Slopes of the North Cascades Generally above 1500 Feet-
913 PM PDT Tue Aug 9 2022

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM WEDNESDAY TO 2 AM
PDT THURSDAY FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 658...

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire Weather Zone 658 West Slopes of the North
  Cascades generally above 1500 Feet.

* THUNDERSTORMS...Primary concern will be dry lightning strikes
  over the affected areas.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...Gusty outflow winds possible in and around any
  thunderstorms that develop.

* IMPACTS...Scattered lightning in dry fuels can cause multiple
  fire starts. Thunderstorms can also bring sudden sharp wind
  shifts on existing fires, causing rapid changes in a fire`s
  rate of spread and direction of spread. Thunderstorm outflow
  winds can be a threat for several hours following the start of
  a new lightning-caused fire. If a fire were to begin, air
  quality may diminish in the surrounding area.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either imminent or occurring now. Any fires that develop will
likely spread quickly. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

&&

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