Kittitas Valley Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Heat Advisory
Statement as of 7:46 PM PDT on July 02, 2015

... Heat advisory remains in effect until 8 PM PDT Friday...

* high temperatures... 100 to 106 degrees Friday afternoon.

* Timing... hottest temperatures will occur between 2 PM and 6
PM. Overnight lows tonight will run in the mid to upper 60s.

* Impacts... the potential exists for heat exhaustion and heat
stroke due to the hot temperatures.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot daytime temperatures and warm
overnight low temperatures will combine to create a situation in
which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids... stay
in an air-conditioned room... stay out of the sun... and check up
on relatives and neighbors.

Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 2:51 PM PDT on July 02, 2015

... Red flag warning in effect from 3 PM to 9 PM PDT Friday for
the Kittitas Valley...

The National Weather Service in Spokane has issued a red flag
warning for wind and low relative humidity... which is in effect
from 3 PM to 9 PM PDT Friday. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer
in effect.

* Affected area: fire weather zone 676 East Washington south
central Cascade valleys (zone 676).

* Winds: northwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
* Relative humidities: 12 to 19 percent.

* Impacts: rapid fire spread is possible with existing fires or
new fire starts in the area.

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 will
create extreme fire growth potential.

Record Report
Statement as of 5:11 PM PDT on July 2, 2015

... New daily record high temperatures for July 1st...

Note: stations marked with * indicate that the station reports once
per day. For consistency... these values are considered to have
occurred on the day the observation was taken but may have actually
occurred (especially for Max temperature) on the previous day.

Station previous new records
                         record/year record began

The Dalles, or 102 / 2013 106 1929
Walla Walla, WA 105 / 2013 105 (tied) 1930

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