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Washington, Lower Columbia Basin of Washington

Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 8:01 PM PDT on July 04, 2015

Expires 12:00 PM EDT on July 05, 2015


... Red flag warning remains in effect until 9 am PDT Sunday for
winds and low relative humidity...

* affected area... the northern half of fire weather zone 675
eastern Washington Columbia Basin... covering southeast
Kittitas Valley... the Yakima Valley... and the Hanford
district.

* Timing... lowest relative humidity combined with stronger
winds expected to occur between 4 PM through 8 PM. Winds are
expected to shift to the north and become breezy tonight.

* Wind... west to northwest wind 10 to 15 mph today. North winds
10 to 20 mph gusting to 30 mph... local gusts to 35 mph...
tonight.

* Humidity... 8 to 15 percent this afternoon.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended. Do not release fireworks
near areas of dry vegetation or flammable material.

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.





Record Report

Statement as of 5:19 PM PDT on July 04, 2015


... New daily record high temperature for July 4th...

Note: stations marked with * indicate that the station reports once
per day. For consistency... these values are considered to have
occurred on the day the observation was taken but may have actually
occurred (especially for Max temperature) on the previous day.

Station previous new records
                         record/year record began

Yakima, WA 104 / 1975 105 1909


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