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  • Red Flag Warning for Garfield County, Washington
  • Red Flag Warning issued August 12 at 5:17PM PDT until August 13 at 11:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 5:17 p.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 11 p.m.
  • ...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT WEDNESDAY FOR
    THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ACROSS FIRE WEATHER
    ZONES OR610...OR611...OR640 AND OR642...
    THE RED FLAG WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT WEDNESDAY.
    * AFFECTED AREA...IN ORZ610...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 610 EAST SLOPES
    OF CENTRAL OREGON CASCADES. IN ORZ611...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 611
    DESCHUTES NATIONAL FOREST. IN ORZ640...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 640
    CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF OREGON. IN ORZ642...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 642
    SOUTHERN BLUE AND STRAWBERRY MOUNTAINS.
    * TIMING...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS PORTIONS
    OF CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST OREGON THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT.
    EXPECT ANOTHER ROUND OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH INCREASED COVERAGE
    ON WEDNESDAY.
    * PRECIPITATION...VARY FROM A FEW HUNDREDTHS TO NEAR A QUARTER
    INCH.
    * LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LEVEL...3 TO 4.
    * IMPACTS...FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND CRITICALLY DRY FUELS MAY
    RESULT IN NUMEROUS FIRE STARTS.