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Warnings

red flag
Clackamas County, OR

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 11 PM
PDT SATURDAY FOR THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING ABUNDANT LIGHTNING
ACROSS FIRE WEATHER ZONES OR610...OR611...OR640...OR642 AND
OR644...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PENDLETON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING ABUNDANT LIGHTNING...WHICH IS
IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 11 PM PDT SATURDAY. THE
FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN ORZ610...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 610 EAST SLOPES
OF CENTRAL OREGON CASCADES. IN ORZ611...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 611
DESCHUTES NATIONAL FOREST -MINUS SISTERS RANGER DISTRICT. 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.

* TIMING...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP TODAY AND AGAIN EACH
AFTERNOON AND EVENING THROUGH 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...2 TO 3 TODAY...AND 3 TO LOCALLY 4
THURSDAY 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.

&&

$$

Harney County, OR

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
11 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH DRY FUELS FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 617...623...624 AND 625...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH DRY FUELS
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 617...623...624 AND 625...

* AFFECTED AREAS: FIRE WEATHER ZONES 617...623...624 AND 625.

* THUNDERSTORMS...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING...DIMINISHING IN COVERAGE TONIGHT.
MORE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...30 TO 40 MPH GUSTS ARE POSSIBLE ON BOTH DAYS.

* 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 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 WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

Jefferson County, OR

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 11 PM
PDT SATURDAY FOR THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING ABUNDANT LIGHTNING
ACROSS FIRE WEATHER ZONES OR610...OR611...OR640...OR642 AND
OR644...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PENDLETON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING ABUNDANT LIGHTNING...WHICH IS
IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 11 PM PDT SATURDAY. THE
FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN ORZ610...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 610 EAST SLOPES
OF CENTRAL OREGON CASCADES. IN ORZ611...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 611
DESCHUTES NATIONAL FOREST -MINUS SISTERS RANGER DISTRICT. 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.

* TIMING...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP TODAY AND AGAIN EACH
AFTERNOON AND EVENING THROUGH 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...2 TO 3 TODAY...AND 3 TO LOCALLY 4
THURSDAY 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 IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 11 PM
PDT SATURDAY FOR THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING ABUNDANT LIGHTNING
ACROSS FIRE WEATHER ZONES OR610...OR611...OR640...OR642 AND
OR644...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PENDLETON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING ABUNDANT LIGHTNING...WHICH IS
IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 11 PM PDT SATURDAY. THE
FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN ORZ610...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 610 EAST SLOPES
OF CENTRAL OREGON CASCADES. IN ORZ611...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 611
DESCHUTES NATIONAL FOREST -MINUS SISTERS RANGER DISTRICT. 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.

* TIMING...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP TODAY AND AGAIN EACH
AFTERNOON AND EVENING THROUGH 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...2 TO 3 TODAY...AND 3 TO LOCALLY 4
THURSDAY 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

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
11 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH DRY FUELS FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 617...623...624 AND 625...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH DRY FUELS
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 617...623...624 AND 625...

* AFFECTED AREAS: FIRE WEATHER ZONES 617...623...624 AND 625.

* THUNDERSTORMS...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING...DIMINISHING IN COVERAGE TONIGHT.
MORE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...30 TO 40 MPH GUSTS ARE POSSIBLE ON BOTH DAYS.

* 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 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 WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

Advisories

heat
Gilliam County, OR

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PENDLETON HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM PDT THIS
EVENING.

* TEMPERATURES: HIGHS TODAY WILL BE 100 TO 105.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN
POSSIBLE... RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR
EVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT
STROKE. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN
POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND
HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS
IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY
HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE
IS AN EMERGENCY - CALL 911.

&&

$$

Klickitat County, WA

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING.

* TEMPERATURES: HIGHS TODAY WILL BE 100 TO 106.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN
POSSIBLE... RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR
EVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT
STROKE. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN
POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND
HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS
IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY
HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE
IS AN EMERGENCY - CALL 911.

&&

$$

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