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Short Term Forecast

Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Pendleton OR
522 PM PDT Tue Jul 23 2019

ORZ041-503-505-506-508>511-WAZ024-026-027-520-521-240300-
East Columbia River Gorge-Southern Blue Mountains of Oregon-
John Day Basin-Ochoco-John Day Highlands-
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-
East Slopes of the Washington Cascades-Simcoe Highlands-
Including the cities of Arlington, The Dalles, Long Creek,
North Powder, Ukiah, Dayville, John Day, Mitchell, Monument,
Spray, Brothers, Paulina, Prairie City, Seneca, Heppner, Condon,
Fossil, Camp Sherman, La Pine, Sisters, Sunriver, Dufur, Maupin,
Moro, Bend, Madras, Prineville, Redmond, White Salmon,
Ellensburg, Thorp, Naches, Sunnyside, Toppenish, Yakima,
Appleton, Cle Elum, Cliffdell, Goldendale, and Bickleton
522 PM PDT Tue Jul 23 2019

.NOW...
Through 8 PM PDT...Isolated thunderstorms will develop ahead of an
approaching cold front this evening. Some of the storms may become
strong and produce wind gusts to 45 mph...hail...frequent
lightning...brief heavy rain up to a quarter inch. Movement of the
storms were to the northeast at 25 mph.

$$

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Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Spokane WA
210 PM PDT Tue Jul 23 2019

...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
WINDS BECOMING GUSTY...

.Scattered thunderstorms will develop near the Cascades and over
the Columbia Basin during the evening and overnight hours. These
storms will carry light to moderate rain but with low chances for
wetting rains.  Gusty winds will develop behind the cold front
and blow into Wednesday morning.

WAZ676-677-240600-
/O.CON.KOTX.FW.W.0004.000000T0000Z-190724T0600Z/
East Washington South Central Cascade Valleys (Zone 676)-
East Washington Central Cascade Valleys (Zone 677)-
210 PM PDT Tue Jul 23 2019

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 676 AND 677...

* Affected Area: Fire Weather Zone 676 East Washington South
  Central Cascade Valleys (Zone 676) and Fire Weather Zone 677
  East Washington Central Cascade Valleys (Zone 677).

* Thunderstorms: Isolated thunderstorms (LAL 2) are possible
  this afternoon and evening.

* Outflow Winds: Thunderstorms will be capable of outflow winds
  of 30 mph or greater. As the storms clear east...gusty winds
  will develop with sustained speeds of 15 to 30 mph and gusts
  to 40 mph.

* Impacts: New ignitions in the cured grasses could spread
  rapidly from the combination of outflow winds near
  thunderstorms and strong winds developing with the trailing
  cold front.

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...low relative humidity...and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

&&

$$



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