Talking National Night Out with Kennewick Police – NBC Right Now

...GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY THROUGH WEDNESDAY... .Winds will be breezy across the Kittitas Valley, the eastern
Columbia River Gorge, and the Lower Columbia Basin on Tuesday and
again on Wednesday. Winds in combination with low humidity will
cause rapid fire spread in dry grassy areas. ...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT WEDNESDAY FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES OR641,
WA690, AND WA691... * AFFECTED AREA...Fire Weather Zones 641 Lower Columbia Basin of
Oregon, 690 Kittitas Valley and 691 Lower Columbia Basin. * IMPACTS...The combination of gusty winds and low humidity will
create issues for fire control in dry grassy areas. Fires may
spread rapidly. * WINDS...West 10 to 20 mph with gusts 30 to 40 mph. * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 15 percent. 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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