firemapCliff Mass from the UW writes regularly about NW weather.  Today he had a post about the near term weather outlook and how it could impact both current fires and start new ones.

The Serious Fire Season Has Begun in the Northwest: Meteorological Threats Ahead

During the past week two major wildfires have initiated and spread to thousand of acres here in the Northwest:  the Mile Marker 28 fire near Satus Pass in south central Washington and the Colockum Tarps fire south of Wenatchee.  And meteorological issues threaten to make the fire situation worse at the end of the week…

Here is a link to the full story  Cliff Mass Link