... Red flag warning remains in effect from 1 PM Thursday to 11 PM
PDT Saturday for thunderstorms producing abundant lightning
across fire weather zones or643... or645... wa643 and wa645...
A red flag warning remains in effect from 1 PM Thursday to 11 PM
* Affected area... in orz643... fire weather zone 643 northern
Blue Mountains of Oregon. In orz645... fire weather zone 645
Wallowa district. In waz643... fire weather zone 643 Blue
Mountains of Washington. In waz645... fire weather zone 645
* Timing... scattered thunderstorms will develop Thursday
afternoon and evening and each afternoon and evening through
* Thunderstorms... some of the thunderstorms could produce
erratic winds with gusts to 40 mph and pea to Marble size
* Precipitation... there will be a mix of wet and dry
thunderstorms with anywhere from a few hundredths of an inch
to over one quarter inch of rain possible.
* Lightning activity level... 3 to locally 4 Thursday through
* Impacts... frequent lightning and critically dry fuels may
result in numerous fire starts.
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.
... New daily record high temperatures for July 29th...
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
*la grande(city), or 101 / 2003 101 (tied) 1887
pendleton(arpt), or 104 / 2003 104 (tied) 1934
Yakima,WA 102 / 2003 105 1909