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Weather Alert Detail

  • Red Flag Warning for Asotin County, Washington
  • Red Flag Warning issued September 08 at 2:40PM PDT until September 08 at 11:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, September 8, 2014 at 2:40 p.m.
  • Expires: Monday, September 8, 2014 at 11 p.m.
  • ...BREEZY WEST WINDS WITH LOW HUMIDITIES IN ZONES 640...641...AND
    675 THIS EVENING...
    A DRY COLD FRONT CONTINUES TO MOVE ACROSS THE AREA THIS EVENING WITH
    BREEZY CONDITIONS ACROSS THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF OREGON AND THE
    COLUMBIA BASIN. LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES COMBINED WITH WINDS WILL
    CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS EVENING.
    ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
    EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY ACROSS FIRE WEATHER
    ZONES OR641...WA641 AND WA675...
    A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
    EVENING.
    * AFFECTED AREA...IN ORZ641...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 641 LOWER
    COLUMBIA BASIN OF OREGON. IN WAZ641...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 641
    LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF WASHINGTON. IN WAZ675...FIRE WEATHER
    ZONE 675 EASTERN WASHINGTON SOUTHERN COLUMBIA BASIN.
    * TIMING...WINDS HAVE INCREASED AND WILL CONTINUE TO BE BREEZY
    DURING THROUGH THIS EVENING. THE MOST CRITICAL TIMES WILL BE
    BETWEEN 2 PM AND 6 PM WHEN THE HUMIDITIES ARE LOWEST.
    * WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.
    * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 14 PERCENT.
    * IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF WINDS... LOW HUMIDITY... AND
    CRITICALLY DRY FUELS MAY RESULT IN RAPID FIRE SPREAD.