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Franz urges wildfire caution ahead of heat wave


Last updated 6/25/2018 at 11:11am

OLYMPIA – With temperatures expected to be well above normal soon, the Washington State Department of Natural Resources is urging everyone to be cautious and vigilant when playing or working outdoors.

Fire weather experts at the Department are predicting a high pressure system that will produce temperatures well above normal across Washington. The heat wave may produce temperatures in excess of 90 degrees on both sides of the Cascades. Such temperatures would dry grasses and timber ahead of potential high winds and thunderstorms toward the end of the week.

“Fire season is here. These ho...

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