Due to high risk of wildfire, Governor Jay Inslee has declared the emergency in Washinton. The dry condition and high temperatures continue in the region.
The firefighters are already fighting with so many fires which also includes a 15,000-acre brush fire of Cascades at Jolly Mountain, Kittitas County.
Level 2 and Level 3 evacuation orders have been sent to around 3,800 residents, the roads have been closed. Level 3 evacuation order is considered as the most urgent notice.
Inslee warns people that due to high risk of wildfire and fierce flames that firefighters are battling in the state and in the West, there will be a limited resources to face the new wildfire.
Due to the shortage of resources, the governor said that state Guard and Washington National Guard would be activated in order to help the state agencies and local communities.
The National Weather Service declared 26 counties of Washington at the high or extreme risk of wildfire which includes Snohomish, Pierce and King counties.
The high temperature, dry and moderate condition continues in Western Washinton, the temperature arriving upper and lower — 80s and 90s respectively from Seattle on the south.
For the 7th time, the temperature at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport arrived 90 degrees on Saturday, according to the service.
The large plume smoke of wildfire in Oregon and expected to arrive the area of Seattle on Sunday. The plume smoke of wildfire of in the Cascades has forecast to engulf Puget Sound region Sunday night to Tuesday. The air quality could be reduced by the smoke of wildfire.
The region remains dry throughout the year, the high temperature allows a fierce wildfire to spread. According to Washington Deputy State Fire Marshal John Wabel, the high temperatures in the region help to prepare large fires.
Wabel described Cle Elum’s condition as “desert-level humidity.” He added, “It doesn’t take much to start a fire.”