Yakima Valley

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Fire Weather Watch

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on July 04, 2015
Statement as of 2:01 am PDT on July 2, 2015

... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Friday afternoon
through Saturday evening for wind and low relative humidity for the
Kittitas Valley region and surrounding Cascade valleys...

* affected area: fire weather zone 676 East Washington south
central Cascade valleys (zone 676).

* Winds: northwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative humidities: 12 to 22 percent.

* Impacts: rapid fire spread is possible with existing fires or
new fire starts in the area.

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.





303 PM PDT Wed Jul 1 2015

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Friday afternoon through
Saturday evening for gusty winds and low humidity for fire zone
675...

The National Weather Service in Pendleton has issued a Fire
Weather Watch... which is in effect from Friday afternoon through
Saturday evening.

* Affected area... fire weather zone 675 eastern Washington
Columbia Basin... mainly the southeast Kittitas Valley... the
Yakima Valley... and the Hanford district.

* Timing... lowest relative humidity combined with stronger winds
expected to occur between 4 PM through 8 PM Friday and again on
Saturday.

* Wind... west to northwest wind 10 to 20 mph Friday through
Saturday.

* Humidity... as low as 10 percent.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended. Do not release fireworks
near areas of dry vegetation or flammable material.

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.





Record Report

Statement as of 10:10 PM PDT on July 1, 2015

... New daily record high temperatures for July 1st...

Note: stations marked with * indicate that the station reports once
per day. For consistency... these values are considered to have
occurred on the day the observation was taken but may have actually
occurred (especially for Max temperature) on the previous day.

Station previous new records
               record/year record began

Redmond, or 99 / 2013 99 (tied) 1941


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