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Fire Weather Watch

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
243 PM PDT MON JUL 27 2015

...THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TO
DEVELOP ACROSS THE OREGON CASCADES AND THE WILLAMETTE VALLEY AND
ADJACENT FOOTHILLS ON THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...

ORZ604>608-280545-
/O.NEW.KPQR.FW.A.0004.150729T1900Z-150731T0600Z/
ZONE 604-ZONE 605-ZONE 606-ZONE 607-ZONE 608-
243 PM PDT MON JUL 27 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR HOT...DRY...AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS COMBINED
WITH DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
OR604...OR605...OR606...OR607 AND OR608...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR SIGNIFICANTLY UNSTABLE CONDITIONS...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN OREGON...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 604...605...
  606...607 AND 608.

* AFFECTED AREA...THIS INCLUDES MT HOOD NATIONAL FOREST WEST OF
  THE CASCADE CREST...WILLAMETTE NATIONAL FOREST WEST OF THE
  CASCADE CREST...AND THE WILLAMETTE VALLEY AND ADJACENT
  FOOTHILLS.

* TIMING...WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* STABILITY...MID LEVEL HAINES 6 CONDITIONS DEVELOPING WEDNESDAY
  AND CONTINUING THROUGH THURSDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...10 TO 20 PERCENT IN MANY AREAS. OVERNIGHT
  RECOVERIES WILL BE LIMITED ALONG AND ABOVE THERMAL BELTS.

* TEMPERATURES...95 TO 100 OVER THE LOWLANDS...AND 80S TO LOW 90S
  IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF AN INCREASINGLY HOT...DRY...AND
  UNSTABLE ENVIRONMENT AND VERY DRY FUELS MAY RESULT IN RAPID
  GROWTH OF NEW OR EXISTING FIRES.

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.

&&

$$

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



Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
342 AM PDT MON JUL 27 2015

ORZ003>008-010-012-014>016-WAZ022-039-040-045-046-281400-
COAST RANGE OF NORTHWEST OREGON-
CENTRAL COAST RANGE OF WESTERN OREGON-LOWER COLUMBIA-
GREATER PORTLAND METRO AREA-CENTRAL WILLAMETTE VALLEY-
SOUTH WILLAMETTE VALLEY-NORTHERN OREGON CASCADE FOOTHILLS-
CASCADE FOOTHILLS IN LANE COUNTY-UPPER HOOD RIVER VALLEY-
WESTERN COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE-CENTRAL COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE-I-
5 CORRIDOR IN COWLITZ COUNTY-GREATER VANCOUVER AREA-
SOUTH WASHINGTON CASCADE FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VERNONIA...JEWELL...SUNSET SUMMIT...
LEES CAMP...TRASK...GRANDE RONDE...BURNT WOODS...TIDEWATER...
SWISSHOME...VENETA...ST. HELENS...CLATSKANIE...HILLSBORO...
PORTLAND...WILSONVILLE...OREGON CITY...GRESHAM...TROUTDALE...
SALEM...MCMINNVILLE...WOODBURN...STAYTON...DALLAS...EUGENE...
SPRINGFIELD...CORVALLIS...ALBANY...SANDY...ESTACADA...
SILVER FALLS STATE PARK...SWEET HOME...VIDA...JASPER...LOWELL...
COTTAGE GROVE...PARKDALE...ODELL...CORBETT...ROOSTER ROCK...
MULTNOMAH FALLS...CASCADE LOCKS...HOOD RIVER...LONGVIEW...KELSO...
CASTLE ROCK...VANCOUVER...BATTLE GROUND...RIDGEFIELD...
WASHOUGAL...YACOLT...AMBOY...TOUTLE...ARIEL...LAKE MERWIN...
YALE LAKE...COUGAR...NORTH BONNEVILLE...STEVENSON...CARSON...
UNDERWOOD
342 AM PDT MON JUL 27 2015

...ANOTHER ROUND OF UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES LATER THIS
WEEK OVER MUCH OF SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON AND NORTHWEST OREGON...

STRONG HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL SETTLE OVER SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON
AND NORTHWEST OREGON WEDNESDAY THROUGH AT LEAST SATURDAY. DAYTIME
TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO WARM INTO THE UPPER 70S TO UPPER 80S
IN MANY AREAS TUESDAY...BUT JUMP INTO THE 90S BEGINNING WEDNESDAY.
THE WARMEST DAY APPEARS TO BE THURSDAY...WITH TEMPERATURES IN THE
INTERIOR LOWLANDS IN THE MIDDLE TO UPPER 90S. A FEW LOCATIONS MAY
HIT THE 100-DEGREE MARK.

IT APPEARS RELIEF WILL BE GRADUAL. A LITTLE COOLING IS POSSIBLE
FRIDAY...BUT DAYTIME TEMPERATURES SHOULD STILL BE IN THE MIDDLE
80S TO MIDDLE 90S AT MOST INLAND LOCATIONS. A FEW MORE DEGREES OF
COOLING IS EXPECTED SATURDAY.

THE WARMEST TEMPERATURES WILL OCCUR DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY
EVENING HOURS...TYPICALLY BETWEEN 3 PM AND 7 PM. PLAN ANY OUTDOOR
ACTIVITIES ACCORDINGLY TO AVOID EXERTION DURING THE HOTTEST PART
OF THE DAY. REMEMBER THAT THE INTERIOR OF A VEHICLE HEATS UP VERY
RAPIDLY...EVEN WITH THE WINDOWS CRACKED OPEN. DO NOT LEAVE
CHILDREN OR PETS IN VEHICLES.

$$

WEISHAAR




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