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Weather Alert Detail

  • Red Flag Warning for Harney County County, Oregon
  • Red Flag Warning issued August 29 at 8:41AM PDT until August 29 at 7:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 8:41 a.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 7 p.m.
  • ...STRONG WINDS TODAY OVER EASTERN OREGON AND EASTERN WASHINGTON...
    .A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM AND FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL MOVE ACROSS THE
    REGION TODAY. THIS WILL BRING A PERIOD OF STRONG WEST TO SOUTHWEST
    WINDS.
    ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PDT THIS EVENING
    FOR GUSTY WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 640...641...642...643...
    644...645 AND 675...
    * TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE RAPIDLY THIS MORNING. STRONGEST
    WINDS WILL BE LATE MORNING INTO THE AFTERNOON.
    * WIND...SOUTHWEST TO WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH SOME LOCATIONS 25
    TO 40 MPH.
    * HUMIDITY...20 TO 35 PERCENT.
    * IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL SPREAD RAPIDLY. EXISTING
    FIRES WILL LIKELY EXPERIENCE SIGNIFICANT GROWTH. OUTDOOR BURNING
    IS NOT RECOMMENDED.