Hazardous weather warning for Friday, August 17th

Fire Weather Watch
URGENT – FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Spokane WA
252 PM PDT Thu Aug 16 2018

An approaching dry cold front will produce breezy conditions with low relative humidity.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE CENTRAL CASCADES VALLEYS AND THE EAST WASHINGTON CENTRAL CASCADE MOUNTAINS…

The National Weather Service in Spokane has issued a Fire Weather
Watch for wind and low relative humidity, which is in effect from
Friday afternoon through Friday evening.

Winds: Increasing to west 15 to 20 mph Friday afternoon and
continuing into Friday evening. In the Kittitas and Wenatchee
Valleys evening gusts to 30 mph.

Relative Humidities: 15 to 22 percent during the afternoon and
early evening.

Impacts: Breezy conditions and low relative humidities during
the late afternoon and the evening recovery period will promote
rapid fire spread of existing fires and any new fire starts.

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.

See the complete weather warning at https://www.lakewenatcheeinfo.com/weather-forecast-and-current/#Lake-Wen-Forecast

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