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Severe Weather

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Washington, Eastern Columbia River Gorge of Washington

Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 1:48 PM PDT on May 31, 2016


... Red flag warning in effect from 2 PM to 9 PM PDT Wednesday for
gusty winds and low humidity for fire weather zones 639 and 639...

The National Weather Service in Pendleton has issued a red flag
warning... which is in effect from 2 PM to 9 PM PDT Wednesday.

* Affected area... the Columbia River gorge and eastern portions of
fire weather zones orz639 and waz639. This does not include the
Cascades or Mount Hood.

* Timing... winds will increase Wednesday afternoon. The strongest
winds are expected during the early evening.

* Wind... west 10 to 20 mph.

* Minimum humidity... 13 to 20 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.





Record Report

Statement as of 11:11 AM PDT on May 31, 2016


... New daily record low temperatures for may 31st...

Note: stations marked with * indicate that the station reports once
per day. For consistency... these values are considered to have
occurred on the day the observation was taken but may have actually
occurred (especially for Max temperature) on the previous day.

Station previous new records
                         record/year record began

Meacham, or 30 / 2013 30 (tied) 1929


Weather Severe Map
Alaska - Record Report
Arizona - Excessive Heat Warning , Excessive Heat Watch
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Record Report
California - Excessive Heat Warning , Excessive Heat Watch , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Georgia - Flood Warning , Air Quality Alert
Illinois - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Indiana - Air Quality Alert
Iowa - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Kentucky - Air Quality Alert
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Michigan - Record Report
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flash Flood Warning
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Nebraska - Flood Warning
Nevada - Excessive Heat Warning
New Mexico - Areal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch
Oregon - Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement , Hydrologic Statement , Public Information Statement
Washington - Fire Weather Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Areal Flood Warning , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Flood Warning , Special Statement
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