Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Pendleton, OR

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pendleton OR
450 PM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PDT TODAY FOR ABUNDANT
LIGHTNING AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 642, 644,
AND OREGON ZONE 645...

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM TO 10 PM PDT TODAY FOR
ABUNDANT LIGHTNING AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
643 AND WASHINGTON ZONE 645...

.A cold front will approach the area this evening, generating
scattered thunderstorms across the higher elevations.

ORZ611-640-240100-
/O.EXP.KPDT.FW.W.0020.000000T0000Z-170824T0000Z/
Deschutes National Forest - minus Sisters Ranger District-
Central Mountains of Oregon-
450 PM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON FOR
ABUNDANT LIGHTNING AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
611 AND 640...

Although an isolated thunderstorm remains possible into the
evening...the chance for abundant lightning and gusty outflow
winds had decreased and the red flag warning will be allowed to
expire.

$$

ORZ643-WAZ643-645-240500-
/O.CON.KPDT.FW.W.0020.170824T0000Z-170824T0500Z/
Northern Blue Mountains of Oregon-Blue Mountains of Washington-
Asotin County-
450 PM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PDT THIS
EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 643, AND WASHINGTON ZONE 645...

* AFFECTED AREA...In Oregon...fire weather zone 643. In
  Washington...fire weather zones 643 and 645.

* TIMING...This evening.

* LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LEVEL...3.

* PRECIPITATION...One quarter to one third of an inch.

* IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  Outdoor burning is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now....or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds...low relative humidity...and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

&&

$$

ORZ642-644-645-240500-
/O.CON.KPDT.FW.W.0020.000000T0000Z-170824T0500Z/
Southern Blue and Strawberry Mountains-Central Blue Mountains-
Wallowa District-
450 PM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PDT THIS
EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 642, 644, AND OREGON ZONE 645...

* AFFECTED AREA...In Oregon...fire weather zones 642, 644 and
  645.

* TIMING...This afternoon and evening.

* LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LEVEL...3.

* PRECIPITATION...One quarter to one third of an inch.

* IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  Outdoor burning is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now....or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds...low relative humidity...and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

&&

$$



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