Wenatchee Area Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 4:44 AM PDT Jun. 25, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning in effect from noon today to 8 PM PDT this
evening for wind and low relative humidity for East Washington
central Cascade valleys...

The National Weather Service in Spokane has issued a red flag
warning for wind and low relative humidity, which is in effect
from noon today to 8 PM PDT this evening.

* Affected area: fire weather zone 677 East Washington central
Cascade valleys (zone 677).

* Winds: west 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Relative humidities: 18 to 30 percent.

* Impacts: rapid fire spread will be possible for any new or
ongoing fires.

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.