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Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 2:16 PM PDT on August 03, 2015


... Red flag warning remains in effect until 9 PM PDT Tuesday for
gusty winds and low relative humidity...

* affected area... Washington and Oregon fire zones 639 and 641 and
Washington zone 675 which includes the east slopes of the
southern Washington and northern Oregon Cascades... the lower
Columbia Basin... the Yakima Valley... and the Hanford district.

* Timing... strongest winds will occur between 2 PM and 8 PM.

* Wind... west to northwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 25 mph.
In the eastern Columbia River gorge... west to northwest 15 to
25 mph with gusts to 35 mph.

* Humidity... 15-25 percent this afternoon. 10-22 percent Tuesday.

* 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.




622 am PDT Mon Aug 3 2015

... Red flag warning in effect from noon today to 9 PM PDT Tuesday
for wind and low relative humidity for western portion of the
northern Columbia Basin...

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 9 PM PDT Tuesday.

* Affected area: fire weather zone 673 East Washington northern
Columbia Basin (zone 673).

* Winds: west 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Relative humidities: 11 to 19 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.




Record Report

Statement as of 1:27 AM PDT on August 03, 2015


... Record high temperatures for August 1st...

Site new record old record (date) records began
Lewiston ID 106* 106 (2009) 1881
Colville WA 103* 103 (2009) 1899
Mullen Pass ID 83 79 (2009) 1938
Sandpoint ID 98 97 (2003) 1910
Stehekin WA 101 100 (1992) 1906

*tied record


Public Information Statement

Statement as of 12:39 PM PDT on August 03, 2015


... Public information statement...
the wildfires in the region have created poor air quality
throughout eastern Washington. Air quality is currently moderate
to unhealthy. Individuals who are sensitive to increased
particulate or smoke are encouraged to limit prolonged or
strenuous outdoor activity. A increase in symptoms of asthma and
other respiratory ailments are likely. Air quality is expected to
improve through the end of the week.



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