Foothills of the Blue Mountains of Washington Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 2:17 PM PDT Jul. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 9 PM PDT this evening
for gusty winds and low humidity for fire weather zones 641 and
675...

* affected area... in orz641... fire weather zone 641. In waz641...
fire weather zone 641. In waz675... fire weather zone 675.

* Timing... the combination of gusty winds and low humidity will
occur from 3 PM to 8 PM.

* Wind... 15 to 25 mph with gusts 25 to 35 mph.

* Humidity... 15 to 25 percent.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
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 combination of
strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.




147 PM PDT Thu Jul 18 2019

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 8 PM PDT this evening
for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 674 and
677...

* affected area: fire weather zone 673 East Washington northern
Columbia Basin (zone 673), fire weather zone 674 East
Washington Palouse and Spokane area (zone 674) and fire
weather zone 677 East Washington central Cascade valleys (zone
677).

* Winds: west 15 to 20 mph with gusts 30 to 35 mph. Local wind
gusts to 45 mph on the Waterville Plateau... Wenatchee and
Entiat areas.

* Relative humidities: 16 to 25 percent.

* Impacts: gusty winds and low relative humidities will promote
rapid fire spread of existing fires and any new fire starts.

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 can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.




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