Deschutes

Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch:

Issued at: 8:57 PM PDT on July 12, 2014, expires at: 11:00 AM PDT on July 14, 2014
  • ...Red flag warning remains in effect from 11 am to 11 PM PDT Sunday for thunderstorms producing abundant lightning across fire weather zones or610...or611 and or640... A red flag warning remains in effect from 11 am to 11 PM PDT Sunday.
  • 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.
  • Timing...thunderstorms will develop near the central Oregon Cascades during the late morning and early afternoon. Scattered thunderstorms can be expected during the afternoon and evening. Storms will move north and east and isolated storms could continue overnight.
  • Thunderstorms...strong thunderstorms are possible with gusty outflow winds around 40 mph possible.
  • Precipitation...most storms will have less than tenth of an inch of rain...but some could produce around a quarter of an inch or more...especially during the late afternoon and evening hours.
  • Lightning activity level...3.
  • 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. 857 PM PDT Sat Jul 12 2014 ...Fire Weather Watch in effect from Sunday afternoon through Monday morning for thunderstorms producing abundant lightning across fire weather zones or641...or642...or643...or644...or645... wa641...wa643...wa645 and wa675... The National Weather Service in Pendleton has issued a Fire Weather Watch for thunderstorms producing abundant lightning... which is in effect from Sunday afternoon through Monday morning.
  • Affected area...in orz641...fire weather zone 641 lower Columbia Basin of Oregon. In orz642...fire weather zone 642 southern blue and Strawberry mountains. In orz643...fire weather zone 643 northern Blue Mountains of Oregon. In orz644... fire weather zone 644 central Blue Mountains. In orz645...fire weather zone 645 Wallowa district. In waz641... fire weather zone 641 lower Columbia Basin of Washington. In waz643...fire weather zone 643 Blue Mountains of Washington. In waz645...fire weather zone 645 Asotin County. In waz675... fire weather zone 675 eastern Washington southern Columbia Basin.
  • Timing...thunderstorms will likely move across the area late Sunday afternoon into Sunday night...then move off to the northeast Monday morning.
  • Thunderstorms...strong thunderstorms are possible with gusty outflow winds around 40 mph possible.
  • Precipitation...most storms will have less than tenth of an inch of rain...but some could produce around a quarter of an inch or more.
  • Lightning activity level...3.
  • Impacts...frequent lightning and critically dry fuels may result in numerous fire starts. 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.

Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch:

Issued at: 8:57 PM PDT on July 12, 2014, expires at: 11:00 AM PDT on July 14, 2014
  • ...Red flag warning remains in effect from 11 am to 11 PM PDT Sunday for thunderstorms producing abundant lightning across fire weather zones or610...or611 and or640... A red flag warning remains in effect from 11 am to 11 PM PDT Sunday.
  • 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.
  • Timing...thunderstorms will develop near the central Oregon Cascades during the late morning and early afternoon. Scattered thunderstorms can be expected during the afternoon and evening. Storms will move north and east and isolated storms could continue overnight.
  • Thunderstorms...strong thunderstorms are possible with gusty outflow winds around 40 mph possible.
  • Precipitation...most storms will have less than tenth of an inch of rain...but some could produce around a quarter of an inch or more...especially during the late afternoon and evening hours.
  • Lightning activity level...3.
  • 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. 857 PM PDT Sat Jul 12 2014 ...Fire Weather Watch in effect from Sunday afternoon through Monday morning for thunderstorms producing abundant lightning across fire weather zones or641...or642...or643...or644...or645... wa641...wa643...wa645 and wa675... The National Weather Service in Pendleton has issued a Fire Weather Watch for thunderstorms producing abundant lightning... which is in effect from Sunday afternoon through Monday morning.
  • Affected area...in orz641...fire weather zone 641 lower Columbia Basin of Oregon. In orz642...fire weather zone 642 southern blue and Strawberry mountains. In orz643...fire weather zone 643 northern Blue Mountains of Oregon. In orz644... fire weather zone 644 central Blue Mountains. In orz645...fire weather zone 645 Wallowa district. In waz641... fire weather zone 641 lower Columbia Basin of Washington. In waz643...fire weather zone 643 Blue Mountains of Washington. In waz645...fire weather zone 645 Asotin County. In waz675... fire weather zone 675 eastern Washington southern Columbia Basin.
  • Timing...thunderstorms will likely move across the area late Sunday afternoon into Sunday night...then move off to the northeast Monday morning.
  • Thunderstorms...strong thunderstorms are possible with gusty outflow winds around 40 mph possible.
  • Precipitation...most storms will have less than tenth of an inch of rain...but some could produce around a quarter of an inch or more.
  • Lightning activity level...3.
  • Impacts...frequent lightning and critically dry fuels may result in numerous fire starts. 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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