Multnomah County, Oregon
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Fire Weather Warning
ORZ604-260545-
/O.NEW.KPQR.FW.W.0005.160826T1800Z-160827T0400Z/
/O.CON.KPQR.FW.W.0004.000000T0000Z-160826T0400Z/
WILLAMETTE VALLEY-
241 PM PDT THU AUG 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR DRY AND SIGNIFICANTLY UNSTABLE CONDITIONS FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE OR604...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM PDT FRIDAY FOR
DRY AND SIGNIFICANTLY UNSTABLE CONDITIONS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE
OR604...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR DRY AND SIGNIFICANTLY UNSTABLE CONDITIONS...WHICH IS
IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM PDT FRIDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN OREGON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 604.

* WINDS...NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 90S FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* HAINES...MID LEVEL HAINES 6 THURSDAY AND FRIDAY AFTERNOONS WITH
DRY AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS.

* IMPACTS...DUE TO DRY FUEL CONDITIONS...ANY FIRE START HAS THE
POTENTIAL FOR RAPID WIND DRIVEN SPREAD. ADDITIONALLY...FIRE
STARTS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL FOR RAPID SPREAD FROM SPOTTING
AND GROWTH DUE TO INSTABILITY.

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 INSTABILITY CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

Fire Weather Warning
ORZ602-603-605>608-WAZ602-604-660-260545-
/O.NEW.KPQR.FW.W.0005.160826T1800Z-160827T0400Z/
/O.CON.KPQR.FW.W.0004.000000T0000Z-160826T0400Z/
NORTH OREGON COAST RANGE-
EAST SLOPES OF THE CENTRAL OREGON COAST RANGE-
NORTH OREGON CASCADE FOOTHILLS-CENTRAL OREGON CASCADE FOOTHILLS-
MT. HOOD NATIONAL FOREST - WEST OF CASCADE CREST-
WILLAMETTE NATIONAL FOREST-EAST WILLAPA HILLS-
CLARK COUNTY LOWLANDS-EXTREME SOUTH WASHINGTON CASCADES-
241 PM PDT THU AUG 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR DRY AND SIGNIFICANTLY UNSTABLE CONDITIONS FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES OR602...OR603...OR605...OR606...OR607...OR608...WA602...WA604
AND WA660...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM PDT FRIDAY FOR
DRY AND SIGNIFICANTLY UNSTABLE CONDITIONS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
OR602... OR603...OR605...OR606...OR607...OR608...WA602...WA604 AND
WA660...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR DRY AND SIGNIFICANTLY UNSTABLE CONDITIONS...WHICH IS
IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM PDT FRIDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN OREGON...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 602...603...
605...606...607 AND 608. IN WASHINGTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONES
602... 604 AND 660.

* HAINES...MID LEVEL HAINES 6 THURSDAY AND FRIDAY AFTERNOONS WITH
DRY AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 90S FRIDAY AFTERNOON IN THE
LOWLANDS.

* IMPACTS...FIRE STARTS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL FOR RAPID SPREAD
FROM SPOTTING AND FOR PLUME DOMINATED GROWTH DUE TO
INSTABILITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW....OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG INSTABILITY AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY CAN CONTRIBUTE TO
EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

Heat Advisory
ORZ005>008-010-012-014>016-WAZ022-039-040-045-046-261300-
/O.CON.KPQR.HT.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-160827T0300Z/
LOWER COLUMBIA-GREATER PORTLAND METRO AREA-
CENTRAL WILLAMETTE VALLEY-SOUTH WILLAMETTE VALLEY-
NORTHERN OREGON CASCADE FOOTHILLS-
CASCADE FOOTHILLS IN LANE COUNTY-UPPER HOOD RIVER VALLEY-
WESTERN COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE-CENTRAL COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE-I-
5 CORRIDOR IN COWLITZ COUNTY-GREATER VANCOUVER AREA-
SOUTH WASHINGTON CASCADE FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ST. HELENS...HILLSBORO...PORTLAND...
OREGON CITY...GRESHAM...SALEM...MCMINNVILLE...EUGENE...
SPRINGFIELD...CORVALLIS...ALBANY...LEBANON...SANDY...ESTACADA...
SWEET HOME...COTTAGE GROVE...ODELL...CORBETT...HOOD RIVER...
LONGVIEW...KELSO...VANCOUVER...BATTLE GROUND...WASHOUGAL...
TOUTLE...ARIEL...LAKE MERWIN...COUGAR...CARSON...UNDERWOOD
217 PM PDT THU AUG 25 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT FRIDAY FOR THE
WILLAMETTE VALLEY...THE LOWER COLUMBIA RIVER...THE COLUMBIA RIVER
GORGE...AND THE UPPER HOOD RIVER VALLEY......

HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT FRIDAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: ST. HELENS...HILLSBORO...PORTLAND...OREGON
CITY...GRESHAM...SALEM...MCMINNVILLE...EUGENE... SPRINGFIELD...
CORVALLIS...ALBANY...LEBANON...SANDY... ESTACADA...SWEET
HOME... COTTAGE GROVE...ODELL...CORBETT... HOOD RIVER...
LONGVIEW... KELSO...VANCOUVER...BATTLE GROUND... WASHOUGAL...
TOUTLE... ARIEL...LAKE MERWIN...COUGAR... CARSON...UNDERWOOD

* HIGH TEMPERATURES: 90 TO 100.

* IMPACTS: THE ELDERLY...YOUTH...AND THOSE WITHOUT AIR
CONDITIONING WILL BE VULNERABLE TO THE HEAT. THOSE WORKING
OR EXERCISING OUTDOORS WILL BE AT AN INCREASED RISK OF
DEHYDRATION AND HEAT-RELATED ILLNESS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF
FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE
SUNSHINE...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.

TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS...IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN
POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR
EVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT
STROKE. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN
POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.

ANYONE OVERCOME BY HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED
LOCATION. HEAT STROKE IS AN EMERGENCY...CALL 9 1 1.

THOSE SEEKING RELIEF FROM THE HEAT IN THE OCEAN...LAKES...POOLS...
OR RIVERS SHOULD BE DILIGENT ABOUT WATER SAFETY. WEAR A LIFE
PRESERVING VEST...MAINTAIN A GOOD DISTANCE FROM MOVING BOATS...
AND ONLY SWIM TO YOUR ABILITIES.

&&

$$

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