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Warnings

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Clackamas County, OR

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT SATURDAY
FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ACROSS FIRE WEATHER ZONES OR610...
OR611...OR639...OR640...OR642...OR643...OR644...OR645...WA643 AND
WA645...

A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT SATURDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN ORZ610...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 610 EAST SLOPES OF
CENTRAL OREGON CASCADES. IN ORZ611...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 611
DESCHUTES NATIONAL FOREST. IN ORZ640...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 640
CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF OREGON. IN ORZ642...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 642
SOUTHERN BLUE AND STRAWBERRY MOUNTAINS. IN ORZ644...FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 644 CENTRAL BLUE MOUNTAINS. IN ORZ639...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
639 EAST SLOPES OF THE NORTHERN OREGON CASCADES. IN
ORZ643...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 643 NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF
OREGON. IN ORZ645...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 645 WALLOWA DISTRICT. IN
WAZ643...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 643 BLUE MOUNTAINS OF WASHINGTON. IN
WAZ645...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 645 ASOTIN COUNTY.

* TIMING...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP AGAIN FRIDAY AND
SATURDAY.

* THUNDERSTORMS...SOME OF THE THUNDERSTORMS COULD PRODUCE
ERRATIC WINDS WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH AND PEA TO MARBLE SIZE
HAIL.

* PRECIPITATION...THERE WILL BE A MIX OF WET AND DRY
THUNDERSTORMS WITH ANYWHERE FROM A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH
TO OVER ONE QUARTER INCH OF RAIN POSSIBLE.

* LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LEVEL...3 TO LOCALLY 4 THROUGH SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND CRITICALLY DRY FUELS MAY
RESULT IN NUMEROUS FIRE STARTS.

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.

&&

$$

Jefferson County, OR

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT SATURDAY
FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ACROSS FIRE WEATHER ZONES OR610...
OR611...OR639...OR640...OR642...OR643...OR644...OR645...WA643 AND
WA645...

A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT SATURDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN ORZ610...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 610 EAST SLOPES OF
CENTRAL OREGON CASCADES. IN ORZ611...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 611
DESCHUTES NATIONAL FOREST. IN ORZ640...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 640
CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF OREGON. IN ORZ642...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 642
SOUTHERN BLUE AND STRAWBERRY MOUNTAINS. IN ORZ644...FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 644 CENTRAL BLUE MOUNTAINS. IN ORZ639...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
639 EAST SLOPES OF THE NORTHERN OREGON CASCADES. IN
ORZ643...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 643 NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF
OREGON. IN ORZ645...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 645 WALLOWA DISTRICT. IN
WAZ643...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 643 BLUE MOUNTAINS OF WASHINGTON. IN
WAZ645...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 645 ASOTIN COUNTY.

* TIMING...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP AGAIN FRIDAY AND
SATURDAY.

* THUNDERSTORMS...SOME OF THE THUNDERSTORMS COULD PRODUCE
ERRATIC WINDS WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH AND PEA TO MARBLE SIZE
HAIL.

* PRECIPITATION...THERE WILL BE A MIX OF WET AND DRY
THUNDERSTORMS WITH ANYWHERE FROM A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH
TO OVER ONE QUARTER INCH OF RAIN POSSIBLE.

* LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LEVEL...3 TO LOCALLY 4 THROUGH SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND CRITICALLY DRY FUELS MAY
RESULT IN NUMEROUS FIRE STARTS.

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.

&&

$$

Wasco County, OR

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT SATURDAY
FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ACROSS FIRE WEATHER ZONES OR610...
OR611...OR639...OR640...OR642...OR643...OR644...OR645...WA643 AND
WA645...

A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT SATURDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN ORZ610...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 610 EAST SLOPES OF
CENTRAL OREGON CASCADES. IN ORZ611...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 611
DESCHUTES NATIONAL FOREST. IN ORZ640...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 640
CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF OREGON. IN ORZ642...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 642
SOUTHERN BLUE AND STRAWBERRY MOUNTAINS. IN ORZ644...FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 644 CENTRAL BLUE MOUNTAINS. IN ORZ639...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
639 EAST SLOPES OF THE NORTHERN OREGON CASCADES. IN
ORZ643...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 643 NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF
OREGON. IN ORZ645...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 645 WALLOWA DISTRICT. IN
WAZ643...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 643 BLUE MOUNTAINS OF WASHINGTON. IN
WAZ645...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 645 ASOTIN COUNTY.

* TIMING...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP AGAIN FRIDAY AND
SATURDAY.

* THUNDERSTORMS...SOME OF THE THUNDERSTORMS COULD PRODUCE
ERRATIC WINDS WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH AND PEA TO MARBLE SIZE
HAIL.

* PRECIPITATION...THERE WILL BE A MIX OF WET AND DRY
THUNDERSTORMS WITH ANYWHERE FROM A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH
TO OVER ONE QUARTER INCH OF RAIN POSSIBLE.

* LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LEVEL...3 TO LOCALLY 4 THROUGH SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND CRITICALLY DRY FUELS MAY
RESULT IN NUMEROUS FIRE STARTS.

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.

&&

$$

Watches

fire weather
Harney County, OR

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH DRY FUELS
FOR FIRE ZONES 624 AND 625...
...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR
ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH DRY FUELS FOR FIRE ZONES 624 AND 625...

THE RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREAS: NORTHERN HALF OF FIRE WEATHER ZONES 624 AND 625
SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

* THUNDERSTORMS: ON SATURDAY...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE
POSSIBLE IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...30 TO 40 MPH GUSTS ARE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS COMBINED WITH EXISTING VERY
DRY FUELS WILL RESULT IN MANY FIRE STARTS IN A SHORT PERIOD
OF TIME. SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL IS EXPECTED WITH SOME OF THE
THUNDERSTORMS...BUT FIRE SPREAD IS LIKELY IN AREAS THAT DO
NOT RECEIVE WETTING RAIN.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/ZYV5

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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