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  • Fire Weather Watch for East Slopes Northern Cascades County, Washington
  • Fire Weather Watch issued September 02 at 2:10AM PDT until September 03 at 8:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Sunday, September 3, 2017 at noon
  • Expires: Sunday, September 3, 2017 at 8 p.m.
  • ...Hot...dry...and unstable conditions Sunday...
    .There is the potential for plume dominated fires Sunday
    afternoon and early evening as hot and dry conditions combine
    with an unstable atmosphere. This will result in Haines 5 or
    6 conditions.
    ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON
    THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING FOR HIGH HAINES FOR THE EAST SLOPES OF THE
    CASCADES (FWZ680...682...685)...OKANOGAN HIGHLANDS (687) AND THE
    IDAHO PANHANDLE (101)...
    * Affected Area: Fire Weather Zone 101 Northern and Central
    Idaho Panhandle (Zone 101)...Fire Weather Zone 680 East
    Washington South Central Cascade Mountains (Zone 680)...Fire
    Weather Zone 682 East Washington Central Cascade Mountains
    (Zone 682)...Fire Weather Zone 685 East Washington North
    Cascades (Zone 685) and Fire Weather Zone 687 East Washington
    Okanogan Highlands (Zone 687).
    * Haines: 5 or 6.
    * Winds: West to southwest 5 to 10 mph Sunday...becoming north to
    northeast Sunday night and Monday.
    * Timing: Sunday afternoon and early evening
    * Relative Humidities: 10 to 20 percent.
    * Temperatures: 80s in the mountains...low to mid 90s valleys.
    * Impacts: Any new or existing fires will have the potential to
    become plume dominated.

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