Fire Weather Watch

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Central Mountains of Oregon-Lower Columbia Basin of Oregon-
Lower Columbia Basin of Washington-
Eastern Washington Southern Columbia Basin-
1055 PM PDT Mon Jul 2 2018

…FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY EVENT
TYPE FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 640, OR 641, WA 641, AND 675…
…RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 640, 641, 641,
AND 675…

* AFFECTED AREA…In Washington…fire zones 641 and and 675
covering the Lower Columbia Basin. In Oregon… fire zones 640
and 641 covering Central and North Central Oregon and the Lower
Columbia Basin.

* TIMING…Fire Weather Watch in effect Wednesday afternoon
through Wednesday evening.

* WIND…On Independence Day…north to northeast winds 10 to 20
mph with local gusts to 30 mph.

* HUMIDITY…On Independence Day…10 to 20 percent.

* 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.

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