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    • Red Flag Warning

      Red Flag Warning in effect from 11:00 AM PDT until 9:00 PM PDT. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

    ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM PDT
    FRIDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR EAST WASHINGTON
    CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL CASCADE VALLEYS AND THE WESTERN PORTION
    OF THE COLUMBIA BASIN...

    * Affected Area: Fire Weather Zone 673 East Washington Northern
    Columbia Basin (Zone 673)...Fire Weather Zone 676 East
    Washington South Central Cascade Valleys (Zone 676) and Fire
    Weather Zone 677 East Washington Central Cascade Valleys (Zone
    677).

    * Winds: Northwest to west 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 25 mph.

    * Relative Humidities: 12 to 25 percent.

    * Impacts: Gusty winds and low relative humidity on dry fuels
    will promote rapid fire spread.

    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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    Yakima, WA Radar