Elevated fire weather conditions persist on Tuesday

The risk for wildfires is elevated on Tuesday in portions of the Northwest. The combination of warm, windy and dry conditions will cause any fire that develops to potentially spread rapidly. These conditions are expected to persist through Tuesday evening. Numerous Red Flag Warnings have been issued.
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Last Update: 246 PM EDT MON AUG 3 2015

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Synopsis: THE REGION WILL CONTINUE TO BE LOCATED BETWEEN LOW PRESSURE OVER ONTARIO AND QUEBEC AND HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE WESTERN ATLANTIC...RESULTING IN SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS ACROSS THE WATERS THROUGH TUESDAY. WINDS AND SEAS WILL REMAIN NEAR SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS UNTIL COLD FRONT CROSSES THE WATERS.

Tonight
S winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 ft. Areas of fog. Isolated showers and tstms after midnight with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Tue
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. Patchy fog in the morning. Scattered showers in the afternoon.
Tue Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. Scattered showers and tstms in the evening. Some tstms may produce gusty winds and small hail in the evening.
Wed
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
Wed Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft in the evening... Then 1 foot or less. A chance of showers in the evening.
Thu
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
Thu Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.
Fri
E winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Fri Night
E winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
Sat
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
Sat Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.
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Last Update: 246 PM EDT MON AUG 3 2015
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