Red Flag Warning
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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
208 PM PDT SUN JUL 13 2014

...THUNDERSTORMS WITH ABUNDANT LIGHTNING OVER NORTHEAST OREGON
AND SOUTHEAST WASHINGTON THROUGH MONDAY...

.MOISTURE MOVING INTO THE AREA...IN COMBINATION WITH A WEATHER
DISTURBANCE MOVING ACROSS THE REGION...WILL LEAD TO A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS WITH ABUNDANT LIGHTNING. HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS...
IN ADDITION TO STORMS INITIALLY STARTING OUT WITH LITTLE
RAINFALL... WILL LEAD TO AN ENHANCED THREAT OF NEW WILDFIRES.

ORZ645-WAZ645-132215-
/O.CAN.KPDT.FW.A.0006.140714T0300Z-140714T1800Z/
WALLOWA DISTRICT-ASOTIN COUNTY-
208 PM PDT SUN JUL 13 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS CANCELLED FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE OR645...

THUNDERSTORM COVERAGE IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN ISOLATED OVER ASOTIN
COUNTY AND THE WALLOWA DISTRICT TONIGHT AND MONDAY. THEREFORE THE
FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

$$

ORZ610-611-640-140600-
/O.CON.KPDT.FW.W.0007.000000T0000Z-140714T0600Z/
EAST SLOPES OF CENTRAL OREGON CASCADES-DESCHUTES NATIONAL FOREST -
MINUS SISTERS RANGER DISTRICT-CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
208 PM PDT SUN JUL 13 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
EVENING FOR THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ACROSS
FIRE WEATHER ZONES OR610...OR611 AND OR640...

A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN ORZ610...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 610 EAST SLOPES
  OF CENTRAL OREGON CASCADES. IN ORZ611...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 611
  DESCHUTES NATIONAL. IN ORZ640...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 640 CENTRAL
  MOUNTAINS OF OREGON.

* TIMING...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS CAN BE EXPECTED DURING THE
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING. STORMS WILL MOVE NORTH AND EAST AND
  ISOLATED STORMS COULD CONTINUE OVERNIGHT.

* THUNDERSTORMS...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE WITH GUSTY
  OUTFLOW WINDS AROUND 40 MPH POSSIBLE.

* PRECIPITATION...MOST STORMS WILL HAVE LESS THAN TENTH OF AN
  INCH OF RAIN...BUT SOME COULD PRODUCE AROUND A QUARTER OF AN
  INCH OR MORE...ESPECIALLY DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING HOURS.

* LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LEVEL...3.

* IMPACTS...FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND CRITICALLY DRY FUELS MAY
  RESULT IN NUMEROUS FIRE STARTS.

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.

&&

$$

ORZ639-WAZ639-681-140600-
/O.CON.KPDT.FW.W.0007.000000T0000Z-140714T1200Z/
EAST SLOPES OF THE NORTHERN OREGON CASCADES-
EAST SLOPES OF THE SOUTHERN WASHINGTON CASCADES-
YAKAMA ALPINE DISTRICT-
208 PM PDT SUN JUL 13 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT MONDAY FOR
THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ACROSS FIRE WEATHER
ZONES OR639...WA639 AND WA681...

A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT MONDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN ORZ639...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 639 EAST SLOPES
  OF THE NORTHERN OREGON CASCADES. IN WAZ639...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  639 EAST SLOPES OF THE SOUTHERN WASHINGTON CASCADES. IN
  WAZ681... FIRE WEATHER ZONE 681 YAKAMA ALPINE DISTRICT.

* TIMING...THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP IN CENTRAL
  OREGON THIS AFTERNOON AND THEN MOVE NORTH ALONG THE CASCADES.
  SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS CAN THEN BE EXPECTED THROUGH THE NIGHT.

* THUNDERSTORMS...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE WITH GUSTY
  OUTFLOW WINDS AROUND 40 MPH POSSIBLE.

* PRECIPITATION...MOST STORMS WILL HAVE LESS THAN TENTH OF AN
  INCH OF RAIN...BUT SOME COULD PRODUCE AROUND A QUARTER OF AN
  INCH OR MORE.

* LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LEVEL...3.

* IMPACTS...FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND CRITICALLY DRY FUELS MAY
  RESULT IN NUMEROUS FIRE STARTS.

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.

&&

$$

ORZ641-642-644-WAZ641-140600-
/O.CON.KPDT.FW.W.0007.000000T0000Z-140714T1200Z/
LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF OREGON-
SOUTHERN BLUE AND STRAWBERRY MOUNTAINS-CENTRAL BLUE MOUNTAINS-
LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF WASHINGTON-
208 PM PDT SUN JUL 13 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT MONDAY FOR
THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ACROSS FIRE WEATHER
ZONES OR641...OR642...OR644 AND WA641...

A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT MONDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN ORZ641...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 641 LOWER
  COLUMBIA BASIN OF OREGON. IN ORZ642...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 642
  SOUTHERN BLUE AND STRAWBERRY MOUNTAINS. IN ORZ644...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 644 CENTRAL BLUE MOUNTAINS. IN WAZ641...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 641 LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF WASHINGTON.

* TIMING...THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE FROM WEST TO EAST DURING
  THE AFTERNOON HOURS. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE
  OVERNIGHT AND EXIT THE AREA BY EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

* THUNDERSTORMS...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE WITH GUSTY
  OUTFLOW WINDS AROUND 40 MPH POSSIBLE.

* PRECIPITATION...MOST STORMS WILL HAVE LESS THAN TENTH OF AN
  INCH OF RAIN...BUT SOME COULD PRODUCE AROUND A QUARTER OF AN
  INCH OR MORE...ESPECIALLY DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING HOURS.

* LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LEVEL...3.

* IMPACTS...FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND CRITICALLY DRY FUELS MAY
  RESULT IN NUMEROUS FIRE STARTS.

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.

&&

$$

ORZ643-WAZ643-675-140600-
/O.CON.KPDT.FW.W.0007.140714T0300Z-140714T1800Z/
NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-BLUE MOUNTAINS OF WASHINGTON-
EASTERN WASHINGTON SOUTHERN COLUMBIA BASIN-
208 PM PDT SUN JUL 13 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO
11 AM PDT MONDAY FOR THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING ABUNDANT LIGHTNING
ACROSS FIRE WEATHER ZONES OR643...WA643 AND WA675...

A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO
11 AM PDT MONDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN ORZ643...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 643 NORTHERN
  BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON. IN WAZ643...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 643
  BLUE MOUNTAINS OF WASHINGTON. IN WAZ675...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  675 EASTERN WASHINGTON SOUTHERN COLUMBIA BASIN.

* TIMING...THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE DURING THE EVENING.
  SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT INTO MONDAY
  MORNING.

* THUNDERSTORMS...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE WITH GUSTY
  OUTFLOW WINDS AROUND 40 MPH POSSIBLE.

* PRECIPITATION...MOST STORMS WILL HAVE LESS THAN TENTH OF AN
  INCH OF RAIN...BUT SOME COULD PRODUCE AROUND A QUARTER OF AN
  INCH OR MORE...ESPECIALLY DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING HOURS.

* LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LEVEL...3.

* IMPACTS...FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND CRITICALLY DRY FUELS MAY
  RESULT IN NUMEROUS FIRE STARTS.

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.

&&

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/PENDLETON (ALL LOWER CASE)





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