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Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 2:00 PM PDT on July 21, 2014

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on July 24, 2014

... Red flag warning in effect from 11 am Tuesday to 11 PM PDT
Wednesday for thunderstorms producing abundant lightning across
fire weather zones or642... or643... or644... or645... wa643 and

The National Weather Service in Pendleton has issued a red flag
warning for thunderstorms producing abundant lightning... which is
in effect from 11 am Tuesday to 11 PM PDT Wednesday. The Fire
Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Affected area... in orz642... fire weather zone 642 southern
blue and Strawberry mountains. In orz643... fire weather zone
643 northern Blue Mountains of Oregon. In orz644... fire
weather zone 644 central Blue Mountains. In orz645... fire
weather zone 645 Wallowa district. In waz643... fire weather
zone 643 Blue Mountains of Washington. In waz645... fire
weather zone 645 Asotin County.

* Timing... storms will develop around mid-day Tuesday and
occasional scattered thunderstorms will be possible through
Wednesday evening.

* Thunderstorms... some storms may become strong with outflow
winds around 40 mph and small hail.

* Precipitation... there will be a mix of wet and dry storms with
anywhere from a few hundredths of an inch to over one quarter
of an inch of rain possible.

* Lightning activity level... 3.

* Impacts... frequent lightning and critically dry fuels may
result in numerous fire starts.

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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