Red flag warning fire weather alert issued
Dry, windy conditions would spread fire rapidly
Last updated 7/15/2022 at 6:48am
The National Weather Service in Spokane has issued a Red Flag Warning for wind and low relative humidity, which is in effect from noon today to 8 PM PDT this evening.
* Affected Area: Fire Weather Zone 703 Okanogan Valley (Zone
703), Fire Weather Zone 705 Foothills of Central Washington
Cascades (Zone 705) and Fire Weather Zone 706 Waterville
Plateau (Zone 706).
* Winds: For the Foothills of Central Washington Cascades and
Waterville Plateau, northwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30
mph. For the Okanogan Valley, south-southwest 10 to 20 mph with
gusts up to 30 mph.
* Relative Humidities: 10 to 15 percent.
* Impacts: Rapid fire spread with any new fires.