Current Watches and Warnings
Washington, Lower Columbia Basin of Washington
Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 1:48 PM PDT on May 31, 2016
... Red flag warning in effect from 2 PM to 9 PM PDT Wednesday for
gusty winds and low humidity for fire weather zones 641... 641 and
The National Weather Service in Pendleton has issued a red flag
warning... which is in effect from 2 PM to 9 PM PDT Wednesday.
* Affected area... all of fire weather zones orz641 and
waz675... and southern and western portions of fire weather zone
waz641. This does not include Columbia or Garfield counties in
* Timing... winds will increase Wednesday afternoon. The strongest
winds are expected during the evening.
* Wind... west 10 to 20 mph.
* Minimum humidity... 11 to 20 percent.
* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.
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.
Statement as of 11:11 AM PDT on May 31, 2016
... New daily record low temperatures for may 31st...
Note: stations marked with * indicate that the station reports once
per day. For consistency... these values are considered to have
occurred on the day the observation was taken but may have actually
occurred (especially for Max temperature) on the previous day.
Station previous new records
record/year record began
Meacham, or 30 / 2013 30 (tied) 1929
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