Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Pendleton, OR

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
359 PM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

...GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY THIS WEEKEND...

.A COLD FRONT ON SATURDAY WILL BRING GUSTY WINDS THROUGHOUT THE
COLUMBIA BASIN DOWN TO CENTRAL OREGON. THE RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL
BE LOW DURING THIS TIME. THE WINDS WILL INITIALLY BEGIN TO
INCREASE IN THE EASTERN COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE AND NORTH CENTRAL
OREGON LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING THEN OVER THE REMAINDER
OF THE COLUMBIA BASIN AND CENTRAL OREGON ON SATURDAY. WINDS WILL
REMAIN BREEZY ON SUNDAY IN MANY AREAS WITH CONTINUED LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY DURING THE DAY.

ORZ610-639-WAZ639-291700-
/O.NEW.KPDT.FW.W.0008.160729T2200Z-160731T0400Z/
EAST SLOPES OF CENTRAL OREGON CASCADES-
EAST SLOPES OF THE NORTHERN OREGON CASCADES-
EAST SLOPES OF THE SOUTHERN WASHINGTON CASCADES-
359 PM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM FRIDAY TO 9 PM PDT
SATURDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PENDLETON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM FRIDAY TO 9 PM PDT
SATURDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN WASHINGTON AND OREGON...FIRE ZONE 639
  COVERING MOST OF KLICKITAT COUNTY AND THE EASTERN COLUMBIA RIVER
  GORGE. IN OREGON...FIRE ZONE 610 COVERING THE EAST SLOPES OF THE
  NORTHERN OREGON CASCADES.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING
  AND WILL BE STRONGER ON SATURDAY.

* WIND...WEST TO NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH LATE FRIDAY AND 15 TO
  25 MPH ON SATURDAY. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE THROUGH THE
  COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE.

* HUMIDITY...12 TO 20 PERCENT.

* 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.

&&

$$

ORZ641-WAZ641-675-291700-
/O.COR.KPDT.FW.A.0005.160730T2000Z-160801T0400Z/
LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF OREGON-LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF WASHINGTON-
EASTERN WASHINGTON SOUTHERN COLUMBIA BASIN-
359 PM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PENDLETON HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...WASHINGTON AND OREGON FIRE ZONE 641 COVERING THE
  LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN AND BLUE MOUNTAIN FOOTHILLS. WASHINGTON
  FIRE ZONE 675 COVERING THE HANFORD DISTRICT AND THE YAKIMA
  VALLEY.

* TIMING...THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL OCCUR SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST TO WEST WIND 15 TO 25 MPH ON SATURDAY AND 10 TO
  20 MPH ON SUNDAY.

* HUMIDITY...12 TO 18 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

ORZ640-644-291700-
/O.NEW.KPDT.FW.A.0005.160730T2000Z-160801T0400Z/
CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-CENTRAL BLUE MOUNTAINS-
359 PM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PENDLETON HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN OREGON...FIRE ZONE 640 COVERING CENTRAL
  OREGON AND FIRE ZONE 644 COVERING THE CENTRAL OREGON
  MOUNTAINS...THE NORTHERN PORTION OF THE JOHN DAY BASIN AND THE
  GRANDE RONDE VALLEY.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING
  AND WILL REMAIN BREEZY ON SUNDAY.

* WIND...WEST TO NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...10 TO 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$


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