Fire Weather Warning:

Issued at: 10:14 am PDT on July 4, 2015, expires at: 8:00 PM PDT on July 04, 2015
  • ...Red flag warning remains in effect until 8 PM PDT this evening for winds and low relative humidity...
  • affected areas: fire weather zone or610 east slopes of the central Oregon weather zone or640 central mountains of Oregon...and fire weather zone 641 lower Columbia Basin of Oregon west of Lexington and Umatilla.
  • Timing...lowest relative humidity combined with stronger winds expected to occur between 3 PM and 8 PM.
  • Wind...west to northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
  • Humidity...7 to 12 percent
  • impacts...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended. Do not release fireworks near areas of dry vegetation or flammable material. 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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