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Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 2:43 PM PDT on July 27, 2015

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on July 31, 2015


... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Wednesday afternoon through
Thursday evening for hot... dry... and unstable conditions combined
with dry fuels for fire weather zones
or604... or605... or606... or607 and or608...

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a Fire
Weather Watch for significantly unstable conditions... which is in
effect from Wednesday afternoon through Thursday evening.

* Affected area... in Oregon... fire weather zones 604... 605...
606... 607 and 608.

* Affected area... this includes Mt Hood National Forest west of
the Cascade crest... Willamette National Forest west of the
Cascade crest... and the Willamette Valley and adjacent
foothills.

* Timing... Wednesday afternoon through Thursday evening.

* Stability... mid level Haines 6 conditions developing Wednesday
and continuing through Thursday.

* Relative humidity... 10 to 20 percent in many areas. Overnight
recoveries will be limited along and above thermal belts.

* Temperatures... 95 to 100 over The Lowlands... and 80s to low 90s
in the higher elevations.

* Impacts... the combination of an increasingly hot... dry... and
unstable environment and very dry fuels may result in rapid
growth of new or existing fires.

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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