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Williams Flats Fire

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Colville Agency
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Nespelem, WA 99155

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Williams Flats Fire Daily Update for August 24th, 2019

Williams Flats Fire Wildfire
News – 8/24/2019

Williams Flats Fire Update

News Release August 24th, 2019 Keller, WA – Today crews will continue to strengthen containment around the fire. This will include the construction of waterbars, gridding, and mop up. A waterbar is a feature used to prevent erosion on sloping roads or dozer lines. Gridding is the systematic and deliberate process of checking for hot spots using infrared devices and mop up. Fire managers are continuing the process of right sizing and demobilizing some resources, making them available for assignment to different incidents or returning them to their home unit. Weather: Dry and breezy conditions are expected on the fire area today as a dry cold front builds over the region from Sunday onward through the middle of next week. Today’s weather is expected to be mostly sunny with a maximum high of 84° at lower elevations and 76° at elevations above 3,000 feet. Humidity will range between 18-25% with west winds 9-14 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.