Southern Blue Mountains of Oregon Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 2:17 PM PDT Jul. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 9 PM PDT this evening
for gusty winds and low humidity for fire weather zones 641 and
675...

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

* Timing... the combination of gusty winds and low humidity will
occur from 3 PM to 8 PM.

* Wind... 15 to 25 mph with gusts 25 to 35 mph.

* Humidity... 15 to 25 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.




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