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  • Red Flag Warning for Grant County, Oregon
  • Red Flag Warning issued July 22 at 3:18PM PDT until July 23 at 11:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 3:18 p.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 11 p.m.
  • ...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WITH ABUNDANT LIGHTNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...
    .A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVING INTO THE REGION WILL CONTINUE TO CAUSE
    WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. ALTHOUGH SOME STORMS MAY
    PRODUCE WETTING RAIN...ABUNDANT LIGHTNING CAN BE EXPECTED WHICH
    COULD START NEW FIRES IN VERY DRY FUELS. STORMS HAVE DEVELOPED OVER
    CENTRAL OREGON AND WILL MOVE NORTH TO NORTHEAST. SCATTERED
    THUNDERSTORMS COULD POTENTIALLY LAST THROUGH THE NIGHT IN SOME
    PLACES. AS THE LOW MOVES INLAND WEDNESDAY...OCCASIONAL SCATTERED
    THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE THROUGH THE EVENING.
    ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT WEDNESDAY
    FOR THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ACROSS FIRE
    WEATHER ZONES OR639...OR641...OR642...OR643...OR644...OR645...
    WA639...WA641...WA643...WA645...WA675 AND WA681...
    A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT WEDNESDAY.
    * AFFECTED AREA...IN ORZ639...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 639 EAST SLOPES
    OF THE NORTHERN OREGON CASCADES. IN ORZ641...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
    641 LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF OREGON. 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 WAZ639...
    FIRE WEATHER ZONE 639 EAST SLOPES OF THE SOUTHERN WASHINGTON
    CASCADES. IN WAZ641... FIRE WEATHER ZONE 641 LOWER COLUMBIA
    BASIN OF WASHINGTON. IN WAZ643...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 643 BLUE
    MOUNTAINS OF WASHINGTON. IN WAZ645...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 645
    ASOTIN COUNTY. IN WAZ675...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 675 EASTERN
    WASHINGTON SOUTHERN COLUMBIA BASIN. IN WAZ681...FIRE WEATHER
    ZONE 681 YAKAMA ALPINE DISTRICT.
    * TIMING...STORMS WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP OVER THE EASTERN
    MOUNTAINS AND MOVE NORTH TO NORTHEAST. OCCASIONAL SCATTERED
    THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.
    * THUNDERSTORMS...SOME STORMS MAY BECOME STRONG WITH OUTFLOW WINDS
    AROUND 40 MPH AND 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 TO 4.
    * IMPACTS...FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND CRITICALLY DRY FUELS MAY
    RESULT IN NUMEROUS FIRE STARTS.