Fire Weather Watch

ORZ610-611-640-642645-262200-
/O.CON.KPDT.FW.A.0006.170726T2000Z-170727T1200Z/
East Slopes of Central Oregon Cascades-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-
250 AM PDT Wed Jul 26 2017

…FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING AND GUSTY
OUTFLOW WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 610, 611, 640, 642, 643,
644, AND 645…

* AFFECTED AREA…In Oregon…Fire weather zones 610, 611, 640,
642, 643, 644, and 645.

* TIMING…Scattered thunderstorms will develop this afternoon and
continue through tonight.

* LIGHTNING ACTIVITY…3 meaning thunderstorms are few with
light to moderate rain.

* PRECIPITATION…One quarter to one half inch of rain.

* 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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