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Washington, Central Coast

Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 8:00 AM PDT on August 25, 2016

Expires 1:00 AM EDT on August 26, 2016


... Red flag warning remains in effect until 10 PM PDT this
evening for moderate breezes and low humidity...

* affected area... fire weather zone 650... including Forks...
Quillayute... and Ellis Mountain. Fire weather zones 654... .
655 and 657... including the I-5 corridor from Seattle on south
through Lewis County and the Kitsap peninsula.

* Wind... north or northeast wind rising to 8 to 14 mph with gusts
to 20 mph this afternoon and evening.

* Humidity... falling to 20-30 percent.

* Timing... the combination of sustained winds in excess of 10-12
mph and humidity below 30 percent will last for 3 to 5 hours
this afternoon and evening.

* 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 red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or will shortly. A combination of a
moderate breeze... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures
can contribute to rapid rates of spread and downwind spotting on
existing fires.




Record Report

Statement as of 6:13 PM PDT on August 25, 2016


... Record highs set in western Washington today...

Location high today record/year

Sea-tac Airport 91 87 1982
Olympia 92 90 2010
Quillayute 92 84 2005
Hoquiam 86 85 1967
Bellingham 85 83 1958
NWS Seattle @sandpoint 87 86 2014


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