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Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 2:15 PM PDT on August 27, 2016


... Red flag warning remains in effect until 9 PM PDT this evening
for wind and low relative humidity for central and eastern
Columbia Basin... Palouse... Spokane area... Idaho Panhandle south
of Sandpoint... and northeast Washington south of Chewelah.

* Affected area: fire weather zone 101 northern and central
Idaho Panhandle (zone 101)... 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 686 East Washington northeast (zone 686).

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

* Relative humidities: 14 to 28 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.




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