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Deschutes National Forest - minus Sisters Ranger District-
Central Mountains of Oregon-
224 PM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 5 PM PDT WEDNESDAY FOR
ABUNDANT LIGHTNING AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
611 AND 640...
The National Weather Service in Pendleton has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from noon to 5 PM PDT Wednesday. The
Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.
* AFFECTED AREA...In Oregon...fire weather zones 611 and 640
* TIMING...Wednesday afternoon.
* LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LEVEL...3
* PRECIPITATION...One tenth to one quarter of an inch.
* IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.
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.