Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Pendleton, OR

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pendleton OR
1035 PM PDT Sun Jun 25 2017

...THUNDERSTORMS WITH ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ACROSS CENTRAL AND
PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST OREGON MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

.A Pacific frontal system will increase moisture and instability
across central Oregon Monday. Scattered thunderstorms with
abundant lightning can be expected. In the grassy areas of central
Oregon...the Heppner District...and ODF John Day, new fires from
lightning strikes may spread rapidly.

ORZ640-261700-
/O.EXP.KPDT.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-170626T0600Z/
/O.CON.KPDT.FW.W.0004.170626T1800Z-170627T0500Z/
Central Mountains of Oregon-
1035 PM PDT Sun Jun 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 10 PM PDT
MONDAY FOR VERY HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE
640...
...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR
VERY HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 640...

The National Weather Service in Pendleton has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 11 AM to 10 PM PDT Monday. The
Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* AFFECTED AREA...In Oregon...Fire weather zone 640.

* TIMING...Thunderstorms will develop late Monday morning,
  increasing Monday afternoon and evening.

* LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LEVEL...4 on Monday which means abundant
  lightning is expected.

* PRECIPITATION...Storms on Monday will initially bring little
  precipitation but will gradually become wet with some storms
  producing moderate downpours.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly in
  the grasses and shrubs. 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-WAZ641-675-260645-
/O.EXP.KPDT.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-170626T0600Z/
Lower Columbia Basin of Oregon-Lower Columbia Basin of Washington-
Eastern Washington Southern Columbia Basin-
1035 PM PDT Sun Jun 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR
ABUNDANT LIGHTNING AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS VERY HOT AND DRY
CONDITIONS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 641, 641, AND 675...



$$

ORZ644-261700-
/O.CON.KPDT.FW.W.0004.170626T1800Z-170627T0500Z/
Central Blue Mountains-
1035 PM PDT Sun Jun 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 10 PM PDT
MONDAY FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 644...

* AFFECTED AREA...In Oregon...Fire weather zone 644.

* TIMING...Thunderstorms will develop late Monday morning,
  increasing Monday afternoon and evening.

* LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LEVEL...4 which means abundant lightning
  is expected.

* PRECIPITATION...Storms will initially bring little
  precipitation but will gradually become wet with some storms
  producing moderate downpours.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly
  in the grasses and shrubs. 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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