The National Weather Service is forecasting record heat for the weekend in the Southwest Interior (Yelm) beginning Saturday, with temperatures in the 90’s reaching to 100. With only .11 inches of rain to date and no rain in the forecast, June 2015 is looking to be one of the driest on-record.
– “Fire dangers prompt statewide burn ban on state lands”
“A burn ban is now in effect for all state-protected lands in Washington because of increasing fire danger.
Statewide ban June 22 to Sept. 30
Ban applies to state forests, state parks and forestlands under DNR fire protection
Recreational fires in approved campground fire pits OK
Ban does not include federally owned lands: National forests, parks other federal lands
Click here for questions and answers about the burn ban,” quoting KIRO-TV 7 News, Seattle.