Soap Lake, WA (98851)

9:59 PM PDT on August 26, 2016 (GMT -0700)
Ephrata Mike | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Fire Weather Warning

Elev 1260 ft 47.35 °N, 119.53 °W | Updated 4 minutes ago

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77.8 °F
Feels Like 78 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from SW
Gusts 9.0 mph

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Pressure 29.75 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 78 °F
Dew Point 49 °F
Humidity 36%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:09 AM 7:48 PM
Waning Crescent, 28% visible
METAR KEPH 270453Z AUTO 21005KT 10SM CLR 23/09 A2977 RMK AO2 SLP073 T02330089
Pressure 29.75 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 78 °F
Dew Point 49 °F
Humidity 36%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:09 AM 7:48 PM
Waning Crescent, 28% visible
METAR KEPH 270453Z AUTO 21005KT 10SM CLR 23/09 A2977 RMK AO2 SLP073 T02330089

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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 12:09 PM PDT Aug. 26, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning in effect from 1 PM to 9 PM PDT Saturday for
wind and low relative humidity for central and eastern Columbia
Basin... Palouse... Spokane area... and Idaho Panhandle mainly south
of Sandpoint...

The National Weather Service in Spokane has issued a red flag
warning for wind and low relative humidity... which is in effect
from 1 PM to 9 PM PDT Saturday. The Fire Weather Watch is no
longer in effect.

* Affected area: fire weather zone 101 northern and central
Idaho Panhandle (zone 101)... fire weather zone 673 East
Washington northern Columbia Basin (zone 673) and fire weather
zone 674 East Washington Palouse and Spokane area (zone 674).

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

* Relative humidities: 15 to 25 percent.

* Impacts: dry... warm... and breezy conditions will promote rapid
fire spread with any new or existing 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 will
create extreme fire growth potential.






1132 am PDT Fri Aug 26 2016

... Red flag warning in effect from 1 PM to 9 PM PDT Saturday for
gusty winds and low humidity...

The National Weather Service in Pendleton has issued a red flag
warning... which is in effect from 1 PM to 9 PM PDT Saturday. The
Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Affected area... in Washington... fire weather zones 639... 641
and 675 covering the eastern Columbia River gorge and most of
Klickitat County... the lower Columbia Basin... the Yakima
Valley... and the Blue Mountain foothills. In Oregon... fire
weather zones 639 and 641 covering the eastern Columbia River
gorge... the lower Columbia Basin... and the Blue Mountain
foothills.

* Timing... winds will increase in the eastern Columbia River
gorge around noon then over the remainder of the watch area
by mid afternoon.

* Wind... southwest to west wind 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to
35 mph. The strongest wind will occur in the eastern Columbia
River gorge.

* Humidity... 15 to 25 percent.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
The grassy areas will easily ignite with vehicle exhaust.
Outdoor burning is not recommended. Keep vehicles with a hot
exhaust off of dry grass.

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.