Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Pendleton, OR

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
238 PM PDT THU JUL 30 2015

...GUSTY WINDS FRIDAY THROUGH THE COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE WITH HOT
AND DRY CONDITIONS OVER THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF OREGON AND THE
LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN...

.HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND WITH
WINDS INCREASING OUT OF THE GORGE ON FRIDAY. HIGH LEVEL HAINES
EXPECTED ACROSS THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF OREGON TODAY THROUGH
SATURDAY...WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR HIGH LEVEL HAINES OVER THE LOWER
COLUMBIA BASIN ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. THE MAIN FIRE CONCERNS WITH
THE HAINES THREAT WOULD BE WHATS LEFT OVER OF THE WEST FORK FIRE
IN OREGON AND THE BLUE CREEK FIRE IN WASHINGTON. WEBER

ORZ640-642-311600-
/O.NEW.KPDT.FW.W.0011.150730T2300Z-150802T0500Z/
CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
SOUTHERN BLUE AND STRAWBERRY MOUNTAINS-
238 PM PDT THU JUL 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PDT SATURDAY FOR VERY
HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 640 AND 642...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PENDLETON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PDT SATURDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN ORZ640...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 640. IN ORZ642...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 642.

* TIMING...HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS ARE ALREADY OCCURING AND WILL
  CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY.

* WIND...LIGHT WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH THAT WILL BE MAINLY TERRAIN
  DRIVEN THROUGH TONIGHT. WINDS WILL BE OUT OF THE NORTH WEST
  AROUND 3 TO 6 MPH ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.

* HUMIDITY...8 TO 11 PERCENT.

* HAINES...6.

* 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.

&&

$$

ORZ639-WAZ639-311600-
/O.NEW.KPDT.FW.A.0007.150731T1700Z-150801T0400Z/
EAST SLOPES OF THE NORTHERN OREGON CASCADES-
EAST SLOPES OF THE SOUTHERN WASHINGTON CASCADES-
238 PM PDT THU JUL 30 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 639 AND 639...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PENDLETON HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN ORZ639...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 639. IN WAZ639...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 639.

* TIMING...WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE OUT OF THE WEST FRIDAY
  AFTERNOON. THESE WINDS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE EVENING BEFORE
  DIMINISHING AFTER SUNSET.

* WIND...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...8 TO 11 PERCENT.

* HAINES...5.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

WAZ641-643-311600-
/O.NEW.KPDT.FW.A.0007.150731T2000Z-150803T0400Z/
LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF WASHINGTON-BLUE MOUNTAINS OF WASHINGTON-
238 PM PDT THU JUL 30 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING FOR VERY HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 641 AND 643...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PENDLETON HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN WAZ641...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 641. IN WAZ643...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 643.

* TIMING...HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED IN THE EARLY
  AFTERNOON THROUGH THE EVENING ON FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

* WIND...WINDS WILL BE MAINLY TERRAIN DRIVEN LESS THAN 5 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...8 TO 11 PERCENT.

* HAINES...6.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$



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