Washington Palouse Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 5:56 AM PDT op 04 augustus 2015

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 9 PM PDT Wednesday
for wind and low relative humidity for wind and low relative
humidity for fwz 673... 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 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Relative humidities: 10 to 24 percent.

* Impacts: rapid fire spread is possible with 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 will
create extreme fire growth potential.