Southeast Washington and Northeast Oregon Watches and Warnings

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WWUS86 KPDT 190351
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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pendleton OR
851 PM PDT Thu Jul 18 2019

...RED FLAG WARNING EXPIRING AT 9 PM PDT...

ORZ641-WAZ641-675-190500- /O.EXP.KPDT.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-190719T0400Z/ Lower Columbia Basin of Oregon-Lower Columbia Basin of Washington- Eastern Washington Southern Columbia Basin- 851 PM PDT Thu Jul 18 2019

...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 641 AND 675...

Humidity has risen significantly in the last hour or two and winds are decreasing. Therefore the Red Flag Warning will expire as scheduled at 9 PM PDT.

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WWUS86 KPDT 182117
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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pendleton OR
217 PM PDT Thu Jul 18 2019

...LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS TODAY...

West to northwest winds of 15 to 25 mph with gusts of 25 to 35 mph are expected through evening. In addition, relative humidity will fall to 15 to 25 percent in much of the Columbia Basin. The combination of strong winds and low relative humidity will likely bring critical fire weather conditions.

ORZ641-WAZ641-675-190400- /O.CON.KPDT.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-190719T0400Z/ Lower Columbia Basin of Oregon-Lower Columbia Basin of Washington- Eastern Washington Southern Columbia Basin- 217 PM PDT Thu Jul 18 2019

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 641 AND 675...

* AFFECTED AREA...In ORZ641...Fire weather zone 641. In WAZ641... Fire weather zone 641. In WAZ675...Fire weather zone 675.

* TIMING...The combination of gusty winds and low humidity will occur from 3 PM to 8 PM.

* WIND...15 to 25 mph with gusts 25 to 35 mph.

* HUMIDITY...15 to 25 percent.

* 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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WWUS86 KPDT 180414
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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pendleton OR
914 PM PDT Wed Jul 17 2019

...LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS EXPECTED THURSDAY...

West to northwest winds of 15 to 30 mph with gusts of 25 to 35 mph are expected Thursday afternoon. In addition, relative humidity will drop to 15 to 25 percent in much of the Lower Columbia Basin of Washington and Oregon and the Eastern Washington Southern Columbia Basin. The combination of strong winds and low relative humidity will likely bring critical fire weather conditions.

ORZ641-WAZ641-675-181800- /O.NEW.KPDT.FW.W.0005.190718T2100Z-190719T0400Z/ Lower Columbia Basin of Oregon-Lower Columbia Basin of Washington- Eastern Washington Southern Columbia Basin- 914 PM PDT Wed Jul 17 2019

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 9 PM PDT THURSDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 641, 641, AND 675...

The National Weather Service in Pendleton has issued a Red Flag Warning, which is in effect from 2 PM to 9 PM PDT Thursday.

* AFFECTED AREA...In ORZ641...Fire weather zone 641. In WAZ641... Fire weather zone 641. In WAZ675...Fire weather zone 675.

* TIMING...The strongest combination of high winds and low humidity will occur from 3 PM to 8 PM.

* WIND...15 to 25 mph with gusts of 20 to 35 mph.

* HUMIDITY...16 to 25 percent.

* 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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