Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
340 AM PDT Sun Sep 25 2022

WAZ658-659-260030-
/O.NEW.KSEW.FW.A.0003.220926T1900Z-220927T0200Z/
West Slopes of the North Cascades Generally above 1500 Feet-
West Slopes of the Central Cascades Generally above 1500 Feet-
340 AM PDT Sun Sep 25 2022

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING FOR DRY AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 658 AND 659...

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a Fire Weather
Watch for dry and unstable conditions, which is in effect from
Monday afternoon through Monday evening.

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire Weather Zone 658 West Slopes of the North
  Cascades Generally above 1500 Feet and Fire Weather Zone 659
  West Slopes of the Central Cascades Generally above 1500 Feet.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 23 percent.

* TEMPERATURES...In the upper 70s to lower 80s.

* MID-LEVEL HAINES...6 or High.

* IMPACTS...A dry and unstable air mass with warm temperatures can
  contribute to active fire behavior. Easterly winds during this
  time frame may aid in drying conditions even further. In
  western Washington, significant growth on existing fires takes
  place under such conditions. If a fire were to begin, air
  quality may diminish in the surrounding area.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Fire Weather Watch means that there is a potential for critical
fire weather conditions to develop. Monitor the forecasts for
possible Red Flag Warnings.

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