Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Pendleton, OR

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
148 PM PDT TUE MAY 31 2016

...WINDY WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.A WEAK SHORTWAVE WILL INITIATE A MARINE PUSH ON WEDNESDAY.
WESTERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE AND BECOME GUSTY DURING THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. TEMPERATURES WILL BE WELL ABOVE NORMAL AND
RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL BE LOW. ANY NEW OR EXISTING WILDFIRES COULD
POTENTIALLY SPREAD VERY RAPIDLY...ESPECIALLY IN THE LOWER
ELEVATION FINE FUELS...INCLUDING GRASS AND BRUSH.

ORZ639-WAZ639-011600-
/O.NEW.KPDT.FW.W.0001.160601T2100Z-160602T0400Z/
EAST SLOPES OF THE NORTHERN OREGON CASCADES-
EAST SLOPES OF THE SOUTHERN WASHINGTON CASCADES-
148 PM PDT TUE MAY 31 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 9 PM PDT WEDNESDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 639 AND 639...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PENDLETON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 9 PM PDT WEDNESDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...THE COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE AND EASTERN PORTIONS OF
  FIRE WEATHER ZONES ORZ639 AND WAZ639. THIS DOES NOT INCLUDE THE
  CASCADES OR MOUNT HOOD.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. THE STRONGEST
  WINDS ARE EXPECTED DURING THE EARLY EVENING.

* WIND...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.

* MINIMUM HUMIDITY...13 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-WAZ641-675-011600-
/O.NEW.KPDT.FW.W.0001.160601T2100Z-160602T0400Z/
LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF OREGON-LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF WASHINGTON-
EASTERN WASHINGTON SOUTHERN COLUMBIA BASIN-
148 PM PDT TUE MAY 31 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 9 PM PDT WEDNESDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 641...641 AND
675...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PENDLETON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 9 PM PDT WEDNESDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...ALL OF FIRE WEATHER ZONES ORZ641 AND
  WAZ675...AND SOUTHERN AND WESTERN PORTIONS OF FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  WAZ641. THIS DOES NOT INCLUDE COLUMBIA OR GARFIELD COUNTIES IN
  WASHINGTON.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. THE STRONGEST
  WINDS ARE EXPECTED DURING THE EVENING.

* WIND...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.

* MINIMUM HUMIDITY...11 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.

&&

$$

ORZ610-611-640-011600-
/O.NEW.KPDT.FW.W.0001.160601T2100Z-160602T0400Z/
EAST SLOPES OF CENTRAL OREGON CASCADES-DESCHUTES NATIONAL FOREST -
 MINUS SISTERS RANGER DISTRICT-CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
148 PM PDT TUE MAY 31 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 9 PM PDT WEDNESDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 610...611 AND
640...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PENDLETON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 9 PM PDT WEDNESDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...EASTERN PORTIONS OF FIRE WEATHER ZONES ORZ610
  AND ORZ611...NOT INCLUDING THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS NEAR THE
  CASCADE CREST. SOUTHERN AND WESTERN PORTIONS OF FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE ORZ640.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. THE STRONGEST
  WINDS ARE EXPECTED DURING THE EVENING.

* WIND...10 TO 20 MPH.

* MINIMUM HUMIDITY...11 TO 15 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.

&&

$$



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