Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Pendleton, OR

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
828 AM PDT MON AUG 3 2015

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST
TODAY AND WILL REMAIN OVER WASHINGTON AND OREGON ON TUESDAY. THIS
WILL BRING AN INCREASE IN WESTERLY WINDS COMBINED WITH LOW
HUMIDITY. THE INCREASED WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING.

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EAST SLOPES OF THE NORTHERN OREGON CASCADES-
LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF OREGON-
EAST SLOPES OF THE SOUTHERN WASHINGTON CASCADES-
LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF WASHINGTON-
EASTERN WASHINGTON SOUTHERN COLUMBIA BASIN-
828 AM PDT MON AUG 3 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM PDT TUESDAY
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PENDLETON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM PDT TUESDAY.
THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...WASHINGTON AND OREGON FIRE ZONES 639 AND 641 AND
  WASHINGTON ZONE 675...EAST SLOPES OF THE SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND
  NORTHERN OREGON CASCADES...THE LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN...THE YAKIMA
  VALLEY...AND THE HANFORD DISTRICT.

* TIMING...STRONGEST WINDS WILL OCCUR BETWEEN 2 PM AND 8 PM.

* WIND...WEST TO NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH. IN
  THE EASTERN COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE...WEST TO NORTHWEST 15 TO 25
  MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...10-22 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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