8-1 fire weather

NCW — The National Weather Service has issued a fire weather watch for most of Douglas County.

Meteorologists are calling for potential lightning and breezy winds with gusts up to 30 mph in Douglas, Grant, Okanogan, Ferry, Stevens, Pend Oreille, Lincoln and Adams counties.

The fire weather warning is in effect from 11 p.m. Thursday to 11 a.m. Friday.

Crews responded to a brush fire around 4:30 p.m. Thursday in the Mansfield area. Few details were available Thursday evening.

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