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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
639 PM PDT Tue Jul 27 2021

...THUNDERSTORMS WITH ABUNDANT LIGHTNING POSSIBLE THURSDAY ALONG
THE CENTRAL CASCADES...

.Southerly flow into the area will bring hotter temperatures
along with an increase in monsoon moisture on Thursday. These may
set up terrain focused thunderstorms in the afternoon and
evening, near the Cascade Crest in the Willamette Forest, which
may result in numerous fire starts as fuels continue to be
critically low.

ORZ608-282300-
/O.CON.KPQR.FW.A.0002.210729T2100Z-210730T0600Z/
Willamette National Forest-
639 PM PDT Tue Jul 27 2021

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING ABUNDANT
LIGHTNING ON DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 608...

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

* Thunderstorms/LAL...Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms
  area expected, with a LAL of 2. Locally, LAL of 3 is possible.

* Outflow Winds...Gusty outflow winds are possible near
  thunderstorms.

* Impacts...The potential for abundant 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
upgrades to Red Flag Warnings.

&&

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For more information visit: http://weather.gov/portland



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