Northern Blue Mountains of Oregon Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 4:50 PM PDT Aug. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 10 PM PDT this
evening for abundant lightning and gusty outflow winds for fire
weather zones 643, and Washington zone 645...

* affected area... in Oregon... fire weather zone 643. In
Washington... fire weather zones 643 and 645.

* Timing... this evening.

* Lightning activity level... 3.

* Precipitation... one quarter to one third of an inch.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

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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