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Fire Weather Watch

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
206 PM PDT Sun Jul 23 2017

...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE OVER THE CENTRAL OREGON
CASCADES MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE MONDAY EVENING...

ORZ608-241400-
/O.NEW.KPQR.FW.A.0001.170724T2100Z-170725T0700Z/
Willamette National Forest-
206 PM PDT Sun Jul 23 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING FOR THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING ABUNDANT LIGHTNING FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 608...

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a Fire
Weather Watch for thunderstorms producing abundant lightning...
which is in effect from Monday afternoon through Monday evening.

* Affected Area...In Oregon...Nearly all of Fire Weather Zone 608
  Willamette National Forest.

* Thunderstorms/LAL...Scattered thunderstorms are likely Monday
  afternoon through midnight Monday night. LAL 3 possible.

* Outflow Winds...Outflow gusts up to 40 mph possible near any
  thunderstorm.

* Impacts...Frequent lightning and critically dry fuels may
  result in numerous fire starts. Thunderstorm outflow winds may
  result in erratic fire spread.

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 visit: http://weather.gov/portland




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