Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Pendleton, OR

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
328 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...HOT...DRY...AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS CONTINUE TODAY OVER THE
CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF OREGON AND THE LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN...

.HOT...DRY...AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TODAY WITH A
HIGH LEVEL HAINES INDEX OF 6 ACROSS THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF
OREGON THROUGH THE EVENING. HIGH LEVEL HAINES INDEX OF 6 ALSO
OVER THE LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN THROUGH THE EVENING. THE MAIN FIRE
CONCERNS WITH THE HAINES THREAT WOULD BE THE WEST FORK AND CORNER
CREEK FIRE IN OREGON AND THE BLUE CREEK FIRE IN WASHINGTON.

ORZ639-640-642-WAZ639-641-643-020500-
/O.CON.KPDT.FW.W.0011.000000T0000Z-150802T0500Z/
EAST SLOPES OF THE NORTHERN OREGON CASCADES-
CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
SOUTHERN BLUE AND STRAWBERRY MOUNTAINS-
EAST SLOPES OF THE SOUTHERN WASHINGTON CASCADES-
LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF WASHINGTON-BLUE MOUNTAINS OF WASHINGTON-
328 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PDT THIS
EVENING FOR VERY HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
WA639...OR639...OR640... WA641...OR642...AND WA643...

* AFFECTED AREA...OR/WA639...OR640...WA641...OR642...AND WA643.

* TIMING...HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EVENING.

* WIND...NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...5-15 PERCENT.

* HAINES...5/6.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  CORNER CREEK...WEST FORK...AND BLUE CREEK FIRE SHOULD BE
  PREPARED FOR EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR. 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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