960  
WWUS86 KPDT 260950  
RFWPDT  
 
URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR  
250 AM PDT WED JUL 26 2017  
 
...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT ACROSS  
CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST OREGON...  
 
.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WILL SEND SURGES  
OF MOISTURE AND ENERGY ACROSS SOUTHERN...CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST  
OREGON TODAY AND TONIGHT, BRINGING SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS THAT  
WILL PRODUCE ABUNDANT LIGHTNING.  
 
ORZ610-611-640-642>645-262200-  
/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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