Fire Weather Warning

ORZ640-644-270500-
/O.CON.KPDT.FW.W.0004.000000T0000Z-170627T0500Z/
Central Mountains of Oregon-Central Blue Mountains-
250 PM PDT Mon Jun 26 2017

…RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PDT THIS
EVENING FOR THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING ABUNDANT LIGHTNING AND GUSTY
OUTFLOW WINDS…

* AFFECTED AREAS…In Oregon…Fire weather zones 640 and 644.

* TIMING…Thunderstorms have already developed in this area and
will continue through the evening hours.

* LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LEVEL…4 which means abundant lightning
is expected.

* PRECIPITATION…Storms will initially bring little
precipitation but will gradually become wet with some storms
producing moderate downpours.

* IMPACTS…Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly
in the grasses and shrubs. 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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