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Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 2:38 PM PDT on July 30, 2015

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on August 01, 2015


... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Friday afternoon through
Sunday evening for very hot and dry conditions for fire weather
zones 641 and 643...

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

* Affected area... in waz641... fire weather zone 641. In waz643...
fire weather zone 643.

* Timing... hot and dry conditions are expected in the early
afternoon through the evening on Friday through Sunday.

* Wind... winds will be mainly terrain driven less than 5 mph.

* Humidity... 8 to 11 percent.

* Haines... 6.

* 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.





218 PM PDT Thu Jul 30 2015

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 11 PM PDT Friday for
hot... dry... unstable conditions combined with critically dry fuels
for fire weather zones or602... or603... or604... or605... or606...
or607... or608... wa602... wa604 and wa660...

* affected zones... in Oregon... fire weather zones 602... 603...
604... 605... 606... 607 and 608. In Washington... fire weather
zones 602... 604 and 660.

* Affected areas... this includes Gifford Pinchot National
Forest... Mt Hood National Forest west of the Cascade crest...
the Willamette National Forest... portions of the Siuslaw
National Forest... the Willamette Valley and adjacent
foothills... as well as the Clark County lowlands. Odf... blm...
and Washington dnr lands are included as well.

* Timing... now through Friday evening.

* Stability... mid level Haines 6... with high level Haines 5.

* Relative humidity... 10 to 20 percent in many areas. Overnight
recoveries will be poor along and above thermal belts.

* Temperatures... generally 100 to 105 over The Lowlands... and 85
to 95 in the higher elevations.

* Impacts... the combination of an increasingly hot... dry... and
unstable environment and very dry fuels may result in rapid
growth of new or existing fires.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or will shortly. A combination of the
above conditions can contribute to extreme fire behavior.



For more information from NOAA/National Weather Service visit...


Record Report

Statement as of 5:32 PM PDT on July 30, 2015


... New daily record high temperatures for July 30th...

Station previous new records
                         record/year record began

The Dalles, or 106 / 1965 106 (tied) 1929
Redmond, or 100 / 1999 101 1949


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