Deschutes

Fire Weather Warning:

Issued at: 2:00 PM PDT on July 21, 2014, expires at: 11:00 PM PDT on July 23, 2014
  • ...Red flag warning in effect from 11 am Tuesday to 11 PM PDT Wednesday for thunderstorms producing abundant lightning across fire weather zones or642...or643...or644...or645...wa643 and wa645... The National Weather Service in Pendleton has issued a red flag warning for thunderstorms producing abundant lightning...which is in effect from 11 am Tuesday to 11 PM PDT Wednesday. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.
  • Affected area...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 waz643...fire weather zone 643 Blue Mountains of Washington. In waz645...fire weather zone 645 Asotin County.
  • Timing...storms will develop around mid-day Tuesday and occasional scattered thunderstorms will be possible through Wednesday evening.
  • Thunderstorms...some storms may become strong with outflow winds around 40 mph and small hail.
  • Precipitation...there will be a mix of wet and dry storms with anywhere from a few hundredths of an inch to over one quarter of an inch of rain possible.
  • 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.

Fire Weather Warning:

Issued at: 2:00 PM PDT on July 21, 2014, expires at: 5:00 PM PDT on July 23, 2014
  • ...Red flag warning in effect from 11 am Tuesday to 5 PM PDT Wednesday for thunderstorms producing abundant lightning across fire weather zones or610...or611 and or640... The National Weather Service in Pendleton has issued a red flag warning for thunderstorms producing abundant lightning...which is in effect from 11 am Tuesday to 5 PM PDT Wednesday. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.
  • 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...storms will develop around mid-day Tuesday and occasional scattered thunderstorms will be possible through Wednesday afternoon.
  • Thunderstorms...some storms may become strong with outflow winds around 40 mph and small hail.
  • Precipitation...there will be a mix of wet and dry storms with anywhere from a few hundredths of an inch to over one quarter of an inch of rain possible.
  • 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.
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