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Washington, Simcoe Highlands

Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 2:51 PM PDT on July 28, 2016


... Red flag warning in effect from 3 PM Friday to 9 PM PDT
Saturday for gusty winds and low humidity...

The National Weather Service in Pendleton has issued a red flag
warning... which is in effect from 3 PM Friday to 9 PM PDT
Saturday.

* Affected area... in Washington and Oregon... fire zone 639
covering most of Klickitat County and the eastern Columbia River
gorge. In Oregon... fire zone 610 covering the east slopes of the
northern Oregon Cascades.

* Timing... winds will increase late Friday afternoon and evening
and will be stronger on Saturday.

* Wind... west to northwest wind 10 to 20 mph late Friday and 15 to
25 mph on Saturday. The strongest winds will be through the
Columbia River gorge.

* Humidity... 12 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.





251 PM PDT Thu Jul 28 2016

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Saturday afternoon through
Sunday evening for gusty winds and low humidity...

The National Weather Service in Pendleton has issued a Fire
Weather Watch... which is in effect from Saturday afternoon
through Sunday evening.

* Affected area... in orz641... fire weather zone 641. In waz641...
fire weather zone 641. In waz675... fire weather zone 675.

* Timing... the strongest winds will occur Saturday afternoon and
evening.

* Wind... southwest to west wind 15 to 25 mph on Saturday and 10 to
20 mph on Sunday.

* Humidity... 12 to 18 percent.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
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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