Yakima Valley Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Watch
Statement as of 9:01 PM PDT on August 02, 2015

... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Monday afternoon
through Tuesday evening for wind and low relative humidity for
fwz676 (kittitas valley)...

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

* Winds: northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative humidities: 15 to 23 percent.

* Impacts: rapid fire spread is possible with any new or ongoing
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.






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.





Record Report
Statement as of 05:27 PM PDT on August 02, 2015

... Record high temperature set at Yakima WA...

a record high temperature of 104 degrees was set at Yakima WA today.
This breaks the old record of 100 set in 2009.