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Fire Weather Watch

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pendleton OR
929 PM PDT Tue Jul 27 2021

...THUNDERSTORMS WITH ABUNDANT LIGHTNING POSSIBLE IN CENTRAL
OREGON THURSDAY...

.Isolated thunderstorms may potentially impact Central Oregon
Thursday afternoon and into the evening. The influx of monsoon
moisture may make for locally wet storms. However abundant
lighting combined with dry fuels may still trigger new fire starts
in the area.

ORZ611-282300-
/O.CON.KPDT.FW.A.0008.210729T2100Z-210730T0600Z/
Deschutes National Forest - minus Sisters Ranger District-
929 PM PDT Tue Jul 27 2021

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONE OR611...

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire Weather Zone 611 Deschutes National
  Forest  -minus Sisters Ranger District.

* THUNDERSTORMS...Isolated storms will be possible with a LAL of
  2. Locally LAL of 3 is possible.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...Gusty outflow winds are possible in and near
  thunderstorms.

* IMPACTS...The potential for abundant lightning combined with
  very dry fuels may lead to increased fire starts. Breezy winds
  may lead to fire spread of any 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.

&&

$$



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