Red Flag Warning – Sept 7, 2020

…RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM PDT MONDAY FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR NORTHEAST WASHINGTON AND THE OKANOGAN HIGHLANDS…

The National Weather Service in Spokane has issued a Red Flag
Warning for wind and low relative humidity, which is in effect
from 11 AM to 8 PM PDT Monday. The Fire Weather Watch is no
longer in effect.

  • Affected Area: Fire Weather Zone 686 Northeast Washington and
    Fire Weather Zone 687 Okanogan Highlands.
  • Winds: Northeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. Local
    winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph around Deer Park and
    the Spokane Reservation.
  • Relative Humidities: 14 to 30 percent.
  • Impacts: Rapid fire spread of any new or ongoing fires will be
    possible. Heed burn ban restrictions. 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.




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