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Special Statement

Statement as of 3:49 AM PDT on August 24, 2016

Expires 7:00 PM EDT on August 24, 2016


... Return of very warm temperatures over much of western
Washington Thursday and Friday...

A combination of a strong upper level high pressure ridge and
offshore flow will result in another round of very warm
temperatures for most of the area Thursday and Friday. Interior
lowland locations will see afternoon highs both days are expected
to be in the mid to upper 80s with temperatures in the southwest
interior expected to reach the low 90s.

Coastal locations usually spared from this level of heat will
also see temperatures in the 80s on Thursday... especially along
the north coast. There will be a slight amount of cooling Friday
as a gradual shift to weak onshore flow will start in the
afternoon but high temperatures will still be in the 70s... with
mid 70s to low 80s likely along the north coast.

The elderly... the very Young... and those with existing health
concerns should remain hydrated and attempt to stay in a cool
place during the heat of the day.


Www.Weather.Gov/Seattle

349 am PDT Wed Aug 24 2016

... Return of very warm temperatures over much of western
Washington Thursday and Friday...

A combination of a strong upper level high pressure ridge and
offshore flow will result in another round of very warm
temperatures for most of the area Thursday and Friday. Interior
lowland locations will see afternoon highs both days are expected
to be in the mid to upper 80s with temperatures in the southwest
interior expected to reach the low 90s.

Coastal locations usually spared from this level of heat will
also see temperatures in the 80s on Thursday... especially along
the north coast. There will be a slight amount of cooling Friday
as a gradual shift to weak onshore flow will start in the
afternoon but high temperatures will still be in the 70s... with
mid 70s to low 80s likely along the north coast.

The elderly... the very Young... and those with existing health
concerns should remain hydrated and attempt to stay in a cool
place during the heat of the day.


Www.Weather.Gov/Seattle


Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 8:45 AM PDT on August 24, 2016

Expires 1:00 AM EDT on August 26, 2016


... Fire Weather Watch now in effect from Thursday morning through
Thursday evening for low relative humidity combined with a
moderate breeze for fire weather zones 650... 654... 655 and 657...

* affected area... fire weather zone 650. Fire weather zone 654.
Fire weather zone 655. Fire weather zone 657. This includes the
north coastal lowlands... as well as the central and southern
Puget Sound lowlands.

* Wind... north wind 8 to 14 mph with gusts to 20 mph. Strongest
near Puget Sound and along the I-5 corridor.

* Humidity... 20 percent and 30 percent from mid-day through early
evening on Thursday... but some spots could drop into the upper
teens.

* Impacts... a combination of a moderate breeze... low relative
humidity and warm temperatures can contribute to rapid rates of
spread and downwind spotting on any fires that get started. This
applies to grassy roadside locations as well as forested areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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





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