WA-SES-180-ALKALI CANYON

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State ID: WA
3 letter designator: SES
Fire name: ALKALI CANYON
Location: Yakima Training Center
Reported acres: 3500
Rate of spread: rapid
Report on Conditions:
Structure threat:
Resources:
Hazards:
Weather: Northwest winds 16 to 25 mph with gusts up to 32 mph
Radio channels:
Scanner link:
Webcam link:
Agency Website:

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Alot of Yakima County Fire resources were dispatched to this 3rd alarm fire. YTC has aid agreements with surrounding counties so other counties may be there as well.

http://www.wildcad.net/WArecent.asp
06/20/2019 17:02 SES-180 ALKALI CANYON
Wildfire 3500
Yakima Co. Training Center T14N R23E S7 46 42.894, -119 59.412 14N R23E Sec 7

Because this is a gov. installation, I don’t get radio traffic on the scanner - Red Tac

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Spot Weather Forecast:

.DISCUSSION…Upper low will remain over Idaho with several pieces of energy
to rotate around low with isolated showers tonight. Breezy winds will persist
through much of night, decreasing after 3 am. Continued cool on Friday, with much
lighter winds compared to the past couple days.

.TONIGHT…

Sky/weather…Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers.
CWR…20 percent.
LAL…1.
Min temperature…50-54.
Max humidity…60-65 percent.
Wind (20 ft)…Breezy. Northwest winds 16 to 25 mph with gusts
up to 32 mph decreasing to 8 to 13 mph after 3 am.
Ridgetop wind…Northwest wind 20-30 with gusts to 40 mph decreasing
to 15-20 mph after 3 am.
Mixing height…600 ft AGL.
Transport winds…Northwest around 17 mph.
Haines Index…3 or very low potential for large plume
dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY…

Sky/weather…Mostly cloudy.
CWR…0 percent.
LAL…1.
Max temperature…77-82.
Min humidity…25-30 percent.
Wind (20 ft)…West to northwest winds to 5 to 10 mph.
Ridgetop wind…Northwest wind 10-15 mph in the morning, shifting
north and decreasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height…7700 ft AGL.
Transport winds…Northwest around 6 mph.
Haines Index…2 or very low potential for large plume
dominated fire growth.

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