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Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 9:07 AM PDT Jun. 25, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 11 PM PDT this
evening for very hot and dry conditions for fire weather zone
640...

... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Monday morning
through Monday evening for abundant lightning and gusty outflow
winds for fire weather zone 640...

* affected area... in Oregon... fire weather zone 640.

* Timing... a combination of Haines 6 values and low humidity will
prevail this afternoon and evening. In addition, scattered
thunderstorms will develop in central Oregon Monday morning
then eastern Oregon Monday afternoon.

* Haines... level 6, falling to level 5 late tonight.

* Humidity... minimum values of 8 to 13 percent.

* Lightning activity... 4 is expected on Monday which means
abundant lightning is expected.

* Precipitation... storms on Monday will initially bring little
precipitation but will gradually become wet with some storms
producing moderate downpours.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly
in The Grasses and shrubs. Outdoor burning is not
recommended.

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.

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.






907 am PDT sun Jun 25 2017

... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Monday morning
through Monday evening for abundant lightning and gusty outflow
winds for fire weather zone 644...

* affected area... in Oregon... fire weather zone 644.

* Timing... thunderstorms will develop in central Oregon Monday
morning, and across eastern Oregon Monday afternoon.

* Lightning activity... 4 which means abundant lightning is
expected.

* Precipitation... storms will initially bring little precipitation
but will gradually become wet with some storms producing
moderate downpours.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly
in The Grasses and shrubs. Outdoor burning is not
recommended.

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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