DEVELOPING: Fire Weather Watch Goes Into Effect Thursday

URGENT – FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pendleton OR
558 AM PDT Wed Jun 12 2019

…BREEZY AND LOW HUMIDITIES LATE THURSDAY…

.The breakdown of the upper level ridge will lead to increasing
westerly winds Thursday afternoon and evening in conjunction with
low humidities.

…FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES ACROSS CENTRAL OREGON…

* TIMING…Thursday afternoon and evening until 10pm.

* WIND…Westerly winds increasing to 15 to 25 mph.

* HUMIDITY…15 to 20 percent.

* 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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