The Tri-City area will be under a red flag fire warning from noon Monday until 8 p.m. July 21 because of dry, breezy weather.
The afternoon relative humidity will be low both day,s and winds will increase in the afternoons and evenings, according to the National Weather Service.
It warns that any fires that develop likely will spread quickly.
Wind gusts of up to 21 mph are forecast for the Tri-Cities Monday evening and gusts of up to 13 mph are expected the evening of July 21. No rain is forecast.
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The high Monday in the Tri-Cities should be just under 100 degrees, but temperatures will cool to near normal for July for the rest of Water Follies week. Normal highs for July are about 90 degrees.
Highs for the Water Follies boat races July 24-26 should be in the low 90s, according to early predictions.