East Slopes Northern Cascades

Fire Weather Watch:

Issued at: 2:53 PM PDT on July 28, 2016, expires at: 9:00 PM PDT on July 30, 2016
  • ...Fire Weather Watch in effect from Saturday afternoon through Saturday evening for wind and low relative humidity for northern Columbia Basin and south/central Cascade valleys... The National Weather Service in Spokane has issued a Fire Weather Watch for wind and low relative humidity...which is in effect from Saturday afternoon through Saturday evening.
  • 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: west 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
  • Relative humidities: 13 to 18 percent.
  • Impacts: dry and breezy conditions will lead to the rapid spread of any new fire starts.
  • Communities: Wenatchee...Entiat...Vantage...George...Ephrata... Moses Lake...Douglas...Waterville...Wilbur...Othello...Ritzville...Coulee City...Ellensburg...Yakima. 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.

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