John Day Basin Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Special Statement
Issued: 6:08 PM PDT Jul. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... A cold front will move through the region and thunderstorms
will develop this evening...

A cold front will rapidly move across the region this evening and
will combine with daytime heating to produce thunderstorms. Some
of the storms may become strong and produce gusty winds to 50
mph... hail... frequent lightning... brief heavy rain up to a quarter
inch.

In addition breezy to windy west winds will accompany the front
and behind it.

Listen to NOAA Weather Radio or social media... for the latest
possible updates.


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608 PM PDT Tue Jul 23 2019

... A cold front will move through the region and thunderstorms
will develop this evening...

A cold front will rapidly move across the region this evening and
will combine with daytime heating to produce thunderstorms. Some
of the storms may become strong and produce gusty winds to 50
mph... hail... frequent lightning... brief heavy rain up to a quarter
inch.

In addition breezy to windy west winds will accompany the front
and behind it.

Listen to NOAA Weather Radio or social media... for the latest
possible updates.


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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 2:44 PM PDT Jul. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 5 am PDT Wednesday
for abundant lightning followed by gusty winds for fire weather
zones 640, 641, and 675...

* affected area... in orz640... fire weather zone 640. In orz641...
fire weather zone 641. In waz641... fire weather zone 641. In
waz675... fire weather zone 675.

* Timing... peak lightning activity will occur this evening through
early tonight. Strongest winds will be evening and overnight.


* Lightning activity... starting at 2 then rising to 3 during the
evening.

* Precipitation... precipitation will be light and storms will
move fast so the chance of wetting rain is low.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will spread rapidly as
breezy to windy conditions are likely by evening.

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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