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Weather Alert Detail

  • Red Flag Warning for Asotin County, Washington
  • Red Flag Warning issued July 21 at 1:11PM PDT until July 21 at 8:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at 1:11 p.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at 8 p.m.
  • ...WINDY AND DRY TODAY AND THIS EVENING...
    .A DRY WESTERLY FLOW WILL BE OVER THE REGION...AND SURFACE
    PRESSURE GRADIENTS WILL INCREASE AGAIN TODAY. WESTERLY WINDS WILL
    INCREASE TO 15 TO 25 MPH THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING ACROSS THE
    COLUMBIA BASIN. COMBINED WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...CRITICAL
    FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE LIKELY.
    ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING
    FOR BREEZY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...
    * AFFECTED AREA...IN FIRE WEATHER ZONE 639...EASTERN PORTIONS.
    IN FIRE WEATHER ZONES 641 AND 675...THE ENTIRE ZONE.
    * TIMING...AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL BE VERY LOW...AND
    WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
    * WIND...WESTERLY 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.
    * HUMIDITY...10 TO 20 PERCENT.
    * IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
    OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.