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Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 3:59 PM PDT on July 28, 2016


... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Saturday afternoon through
Sunday evening for gusty winds and low humidity...

The National Weather Service in Pendleton has issued a Fire
Weather Watch... which is in effect from Saturday afternoon
through Sunday evening.

* Affected area... Washington and Oregon fire zone 641 covering the
lower Columbia Basin and Blue Mountain foothills. Washington
fire zone 675 covering the Hanford district and the Yakima
Valley.

* Timing... the strongest winds will occur Saturday afternoon and
evening.

* Wind... southwest to west wind 15 to 25 mph on Saturday and 10 to
20 mph on Sunday.

* Humidity... 12 to 18 percent.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
red flag warnings.





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