Foothills of the Blue Mountains of Washington

Heat Advisory:

Issued at: 7:16 PM PDT on July 31, 2015, expires at: 9:00 PM PDT on August 01, 2015
  • ...Heat advisory remains in effect until 9 PM PDT Saturday...
  • high temperatures...102 to 107.
  • Timing...the hottest times of the day will be from noon until 7 PM. Temperatures at night will not cool off that much and will remain at least in the mid to upper 60s to lower 70s.
  • Impacts...the potential exists for heat exhaustion and heat stroke due to the hot temperatures. Do not leave your children or pets in a hot car. Do not over exert yourself outdoors during the hottest times of the day. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot daytime temperatures and warm overnight low temperatures will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids...stay in an air-conditioned room...stay out of the sun...and check up on relatives and neighbors.

Fire Weather Warning:

Issued at: 2:47 PM PDT on July 31, 2015, expires at: 10:00 PM PDT on August 01, 2015
  • ...Red flag warning remains in effect until 10 PM PDT Saturday for very hot and dry conditions for fire weather zones or640...wa641...or642...and wa643... Red flag warning remains in effect until 10 PM PDT Saturday for gusty winds and low relative humidity today...with hot and dry conditions expected tomorrow for fire weather zones or/wa639...
  • affected area...or/wa639...or640...wa641...or642...and wa643.
  • Timing...hot and dry conditions are already occurring and will continue through Saturday.
  • Wind...winds will be out of the west 10 to 15 mph today and and will range 4 to 8 mph Saturday.
  • Humidity...8 to 11 percent.
  • Haines...6.
  • Impacts...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Corner creek...West Fork...and Blue Creek fire should be prepared for extreme fire behavior. Outdoor burning is not recommended. 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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