Mount Hood Parkdale, OR (97041)

4:26 PM PDT on August 18, 2017 (GMT -0700)
Laurance, Parkdale, OR | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Fire Weather Warning

Elev 1819 ft 45.51 °N, 121.58 °W | Updated 5 minutes ago

Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
79.0 °F
Feels Like 79 °F
N
6.8
Wind Variable Wind from WSW
Gusts 17.5 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.96 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 79 °F
Dew Point 45 °F
Humidity 30%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:11 AM 8:08 PM
Waning Crescent, 10% visible
METAR KDLS 182253Z AUTO 30023G30KT 10SM CLR 32/08 A2997 RMK AO2 PK WND 27033/2215 SLP146 T03220078
Pressure 29.96 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 79 °F
Dew Point 45 °F
Humidity 30%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:11 AM 8:08 PM
Waning Crescent, 10% visible
METAR KDLS 182253Z AUTO 30023G30KT 10SM CLR 32/08 A2997 RMK AO2 PK WND 27033/2215 SLP146 T03220078

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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 3:17 PM PDT Aug. 18, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 10 PM PDT this
evening for very hot and dry conditions for fire weather zones
610, 611, 639, 640, and 641...

* affected area... in Oregon... fire weather zone 610... 611... and
639 covering the east slopes of the Oregon Cascades and the
eastern Columbia River gorge. Oregon fire zone 640 covering
the Prineville district and the Crooked River Grasslands.
Oregon fire zones 641 west of Umatilla and Lexington covering
the North Pole fire.

* Timing... the air mass will remain dry and marginally unstable
through the evening hours. Gusty winds and low humidity will occur
between 3 PM to 8 PM.

* Haines... moderate category of 5.

* Humidity... the afternoon relative humidity will range from 8
to 20 percent with the lowest humidity south of Prineville and
Madras.

* Winds... in the eastern Columbia River gorge... west winds 15 to
25 mph gusting to 35 mph. Elsewhere... west to northwest winds 10
to 20 mph gusting to 25-30 mph.

* Impacts... extreme fire behavior can be expected with new or
ongoing fires. Outdoor burning is not recommended. Travelers
heading to north central and central Oregon for the solar
eclipse should be extremely careful and avoid parking in dry
grass with a hot exhaust.

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.