Fire Weather Watch

ORZ611-640-642645-WAZ643-645-311800-
/O.CON.KPDT.FW.A.0004.180731T2000Z-180801T1000Z/
Deschutes National Forest – minus Sisters Ranger District-
Central Mountains of Oregon-
Southern Blue and Strawberry Mountains-
Northern Blue Mountains of Oregon-Central Blue Mountains-
Wallowa District-Blue Mountains of Washington-Asotin County-
414 PM PDT Mon Jul 30 2018

…FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT FOR THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW
WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 611, 640, 642, 643, 643, 644, 645,
AND 645…

* AFFECTED AREA…In ORZ611…Fire weather zone 611. In ORZ640…
Fire weather zone 640.In ORZ642…Fire weather zone 642.In
ORZ643…Fire weather zone 643.In ORZ644…Fire weather zone
644.In ORZ645…Fire weather zone 645.In WAZ643…Fire weather
zone 643.In WAZ645…Fire weather zone 645.

* TIMING…Thunderstorms may develop in the late afternoon and
continue into the evening. There is a small chance of
thunderstorms continuing after midnight.

* LIGHTNING ACTIVITY…LAL 2 is expected but with dry
conditions fire start efficiency is expected to be high.

* PRECIPITATION…Storms will be high based and have little
precipitation.

* 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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