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Blowing Dust Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
159 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...VERY WINDY CONDITIONS ALONG WITH BLOWING DUST EXPECTED ACROSS
SOUTHEAST WASHINGTON AND NORTHEAST OREGON SATURDAY...

.AN INTENSE STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA AND CREATE
VERY WINDY CONDITIONS ON SATURDAY. STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTHWEST TO
WEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED. THE WINDS WILL ALSO CREATE AREAS OF
BLOWING DUST OVER PORTIONS OF THE COLUMBIA BASIN THAT WILL LOWER
VISIBILITIES AT TIMES.

ORZ044-507-508-WAZ027>029-290600-
/O.CON.KPDT.DU.Y.0002.150829T1600Z-150830T0100Z/
/O.CON.KPDT.WI.Y.0024.150829T1600Z-150830T0100Z/
LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF OREGON-
FOOTHILLS OF THE NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
FOOTHILLS OF THE SOUTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-YAKIMA VALLEY-
LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF WASHINGTON-
FOOTHILLS OF THE BLUE MOUNTAINS OF WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOARDMAN...HERMISTON...IONE...
PENDLETON...PILOT ROCK...HEPPNER...CONDON...FOSSIL...NACHES...
SUNNYSIDE...TOPPENISH...YAKIMA...CONNELL...PROSSER...TRI-CITIES...
DAYTON...WAITSBURG...WALLA WALLA
159 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...BLOWING DUST ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 6 PM PDT
SATURDAY...
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 6 PM PDT
SATURDAY...

* VISIBILITIES...LESS THAN 1 MILE AT TIMES. LOCALLY LESS THAN ONE
  HALF MILE NEAR FRESHLY PLOWED FIELDS.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* TIMING...THE VERY WINDY AND DUSTY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO
  DEVELOP SATURDAY MORNING AND PERSIST INTO THE EARLY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES TRAVELING ALONG INTERSTATE
  82...AND INTERSTATE 84 SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR POSSIBLE STRONG
  CROSS WINDS. MOTORISTS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR RAPIDLY CHANGING
  VISIBILITIES. WINDS OF THESE MAGNITUDES MAY CAUSE LOOSE OBJECTS
  TO SUDDENLY BECOME AIRBORNE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

A BLOWING DUST ADVISORY MEANS THAT BLOWING DUST WILL RESTRICT
VISIBILITIES. TRAVELERS ARE URGED TO USE CAUTION.

&&

$$



Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
159 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...VERY WINDY CONDITIONS ALONG WITH BLOWING DUST EXPECTED ACROSS
SOUTHEAST WASHINGTON AND NORTHEAST OREGON SATURDAY...

.AN INTENSE STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA AND CREATE
VERY WINDY CONDITIONS ON SATURDAY. STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTHWEST TO
WEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED. THE WINDS WILL ALSO CREATE AREAS OF
BLOWING DUST OVER PORTIONS OF THE COLUMBIA BASIN THAT WILL LOWER
VISIBILITIES AT TIMES.

ORZ044-507-508-WAZ027>029-290600-
/O.CON.KPDT.DU.Y.0002.150829T1600Z-150830T0100Z/
/O.CON.KPDT.WI.Y.0024.150829T1600Z-150830T0100Z/
LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF OREGON-
FOOTHILLS OF THE NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
FOOTHILLS OF THE SOUTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-YAKIMA VALLEY-
LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF WASHINGTON-
FOOTHILLS OF THE BLUE MOUNTAINS OF WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOARDMAN...HERMISTON...IONE...
PENDLETON...PILOT ROCK...HEPPNER...CONDON...FOSSIL...NACHES...
SUNNYSIDE...TOPPENISH...YAKIMA...CONNELL...PROSSER...TRI-CITIES...
DAYTON...WAITSBURG...WALLA WALLA
159 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...BLOWING DUST ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 6 PM PDT
SATURDAY...
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 6 PM PDT
SATURDAY...

* VISIBILITIES...LESS THAN 1 MILE AT TIMES. LOCALLY LESS THAN ONE
  HALF MILE NEAR FRESHLY PLOWED FIELDS.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* TIMING...THE VERY WINDY AND DUSTY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO
  DEVELOP SATURDAY MORNING AND PERSIST INTO THE EARLY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES TRAVELING ALONG INTERSTATE
  82...AND INTERSTATE 84 SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR POSSIBLE STRONG
  CROSS WINDS. MOTORISTS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR RAPIDLY CHANGING
  VISIBILITIES. WINDS OF THESE MAGNITUDES MAY CAUSE LOOSE OBJECTS
  TO SUDDENLY BECOME AIRBORNE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

A BLOWING DUST ADVISORY MEANS THAT BLOWING DUST WILL RESTRICT
VISIBILITIES. TRAVELERS ARE URGED TO USE CAUTION.

&&

$$



Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
149 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...STRONG WINDS SATURDAY OVER EASTERN OREGON AND EASTERN WASHINGTON...

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM AND FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL MOVE ACROSS THE
REGION SATURDAY. THIS WILL BRING A PERIOD OF STRONG WEST TO SOUTHWEST
WINDS.

ORZ640>645-WAZ641-643-645-675-291715-
/O.NEW.KPDT.FW.W.0019.150829T1400Z-150830T0200Z/
CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF OREGON-
SOUTHERN BLUE AND STRAWBERRY MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-CENTRAL BLUE MOUNTAINS-
WALLOWA DISTRICT-LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF WASHINGTON-
BLUE MOUNTAINS OF WASHINGTON-ASOTIN COUNTY-
EASTERN WASHINGTON SOUTHERN COLUMBIA BASIN-
149 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 7 PM PDT SATURDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 640...641...642...643...644...
645 AND 675...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PENDLETON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 7 PM PDT SATURDAY.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE RAPIDLY SATURDAY MORNING. STRONGEST
  WINDS WILL BE LATE MORNING INTO THE AFTERNOON.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST TO WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH SOME LOCATIONS 25 TO
  40 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...20 TO 35 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  EXISTING FIRES WILL LIKELY EXPERIENCE SIGNIFICANT GROWTH. 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...WARM TEMPERATURES AND VERY DRY FUELS CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$



Air Quality Alert

ORC013-017-021-023-031-049-055-059-061-063-065-069-WAC005-013-021-
037-039-071-077-291800-
CROOK-DESCHUTES-GILLIAM-GRANT-JEFFERSON-MORROW-SHERMAN-UMATILLA-
UNION-WALLOWA-WASCO-WHEELER-BENTON-COLUMBIA-FRANKLIN-KITTITAS-
KLICKITAT-WALLA WALLA-YAKIMA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PRINEVILLE...POST...PAULINA...BEND...
REDMOND...SUNRIVER...SISTERS...LA PINE...BROTHERS...CONDON...
LONEROCK...ARLINGTON...JOHN DAY...MONUMENT...DAYVILLE...LONG CREEK...
SENECA...MADRAS...WARM SPRINGS...CULVER...BOARDMAN...HEPPNER...
LEXINGTON...IONE...IRRIGON...WASCO...MORO...GRASS VALLEY...
HERMISTON...MILTON-FREEWATER...PENDLETON...ATHENA...PILOT ROCK...
STANFIELD...UMATILLA...UKIAH...HELIX...LA GRANDE...ELGIN...UNION...
NORTH POWDER...ENTERPRISE...JOSEPH...WALLOWA...IMNAHA...TROY...
LOSTINE...THE DALLES...MAUPIN...SHANILEO...TYGH VALLEY...FOSSIL...
SPRAY...MITCHELL...KENNEWICK...RICHLAND...BENTON CITY...PROSSER...
WEST RICHLAND...HANFORD...DAYTON...STARBUCK...PASCO...CONNELL...
ELLENSBURG...CLE ELUM...EASTON...GOLDENDALE...WHITE SALMON...
TROUT LAKE...BICKLETON...ROOSEVELT...COLLEGE PLACE...WALLA WALLA...
BURBANK...WAITSBURG...PRESCOTT...GRANDVIEW...SUNNYSIDE...TOPPENISH...
YAKIMA...GRANGER...MABTON...SELAH...WAPATO...WHITE SWAN...ZILLAH...
NACHES...CLIFFDELL
1002 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...

THE OREGON DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY AND THE WASHINGTON
STATE DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY CONTINUE THE AIR QUALITY ALERT UNTIL
FURTHER NOTICE.

A SMOKE AIR QUALITY ALERT HAS BEEN ISSUED. WILDFIRES BURNING IN THE
REGION COMBINED WITH FORECASTED CONDITIONS WILL CAUSE AIR QUALITY TO
REACH UNHEALTHY LEVELS.

POLLUTANTS IN SMOKE CAN CAUSE BURNING EYES...RUNNY NOSE...AGGRAVATE
HEART AND LUNG DISEASES...AND AGGRAVATE OTHER SERIOUS HEALTH
PROBLEMS. LIMIT OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES AND KEEP CHILDREN INDOORS IF
IT IS SMOKY. PLEASE FOLLOW MEDICAL ADVICE IF YOU HAVE A HEART OR
LUNG CONDITION.

IN ADDITION A COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST
SATURDAY...CREATING WINDY CONDITIONS. ALTHOUGH AIR QUALITY ISSUES
DUE TO SMOKE MAY IMPROVE BRIEFLY...THE WINDY CONDITIONS WILL ALSO
PRODUCE AREAS OF BLOWING DUST THAT WILL CONTINUE TO AGGRAVATE THE
UNHEALTHY AIR QUALITY THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

 FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...PLEASE VISIT THE WEB SITE AT
HTTP://WWW.OREGON.GOV/DEQ OR HTTP://WWW.ECY.WA.GOV/AIR.HTML OR
CALL 360-407-6000.

$$




Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
939 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

ORZ041-044-049-050-502-503-505>511-WAZ024-026>030-520-521-291500-
EAST COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE OF OREGON-
LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF OREGON-GRANDE RONDE VALLEY-WALLOWA COUNTY-
NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
SOUTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-JOHN DAY BASIN-OCHOCO-
JOHN DAY HIGHLANDS-
FOOTHILLS OF THE NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
FOOTHILLS OF THE SOUTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
EAST SLOPES OF THE OREGON CASCADES-NORTH CENTRAL OREGON-
CENTRAL OREGON-EASTERN COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE OF WASHINGTON-
KITTITAS VALLEY-YAKIMA VALLEY-LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF WASHINGTON-
FOOTHILLS OF THE BLUE MOUNTAINS OF WASHINGTON-
NORTHWEST BLUE MOUNTAINS OF WASHINGTON-
EAST SLOPES OF THE WASHINGTON CASCADES-SIMCOE HIGHLANDS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARLINGTON...THE DALLES...BOARDMAN...
HERMISTON...IONE...COVE...ELGIN...LA GRANDE...UNION...
ENTERPRISE...JOSEPH...WALLOWA...MEACHAM...TOLLGATE...LONG CREEK...
NORTH POWDER...UKIAH...DAYVILLE...JOHN DAY...MITCHELL...
MONUMENT...SPRAY...BROTHERS...PAULINA...PRAIRIE CITY...SENECA...
ATHENA...PENDLETON...PILOT ROCK...HEPPNER...CONDON...FOSSIL...
CAMP SHERMAN...LA PINE...SISTERS...SUNRIVER...DUFUR...MAUPIN...
MORO...BEND...MADRAS...PRINEVILLE...REDMOND...WHITE SALMON...
ELLENSBURG...THORP...NACHES...SUNNYSIDE...TOPPENISH...YAKIMA...
CONNELL...PROSSER...TRI-CITIES...DAYTON...WAITSBURG...
WALLA WALLA...SKI BLUEWOOD RESORT...APPLETON...CLE ELUM...
CLIFFDELL...GOLDENDALE...BICKLETON
939 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...COOLER TEMPERATURES AND WINDY CONDITIONS EXPECTED FOR
SATURDAY...

A COLD FRONT IS STILL EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS THE PACIFIC
NORTHWEST THIS WEEKEND. THIS FRONT WILL PRODUCE WINDY CONDITIONS
SATURDAY. SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS RUNNING 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS
AROUND 45 MPH WILL CREATE AREAS OF BLOWING DUST REDUCING
VISIBILITY ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST WASHINGTON AND NORTHEAST
OREGON.

MOTORISTS ARE ADVISED TO USE CAUTION WHEN DRIVING AND STAY TUNED
TO THE INTERNET AND OR LOCAL TV/RADIO FOR POSSIBLE UPDATES
REGARDING THIS EVENT.

$$




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