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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
244 PM PDT SUN SEP 14 2014

WAZ650-659-142245-
/O.EXP.KSEW.FW.W.0007.000000T0000Z-140914T2200Z/
NORTH COASTAL LOWLANDS-CENTRAL CASCADES-
244 PM PDT SUN SEP 14 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL EXPIRE AT 3 PM
PDT THIS AFTERNOON IN FIRE WEATHER ZONES 650 AND 659...

THE GENERAL WIND DIRECTION WILL CONTINUE TO BE OUT OF THE EAST
THROUGH MID-DAY MONDAY...BUT SPEEDS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN LIGHT
AND BELOW RED FLAG CRITERIA.

HOWEVER...FUELS ARE NOW AT THEIR DRIEST POINT THIS SEASON...AND
MID-LEVEL HAINES 5 AND 6 CONDITIONS ON MONDAY AFTERNOON WILL
CONTINUE TO SUPPORT AN ACTIVE BURNING ENVIRONMENT...ESPECIALLY FOR
ELEVATIONS ABOVE 1500 FEET.

EVEN THOUGH THE RED FLAG WARNING WILL SOON EXPIRE...FOLKS SHOULD
CONTINUE TO BE CAREFUL WITH BURNING MATERIAL...AND FIREFIGHTERS
SHOULD EXPECT AN ACTIVE BURNING ENVIRONMENT.

$$

HANER

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