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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.





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