John Day Basin

 Fire Weather Warning  Statement as of 2:38 PM PDT on July 30, 2015

... Red flag warning in effect until 10 PM PDT Saturday for very
hot and dry conditions for fire weather zones 640 and 642...

The National Weather Service in Pendleton has issued a red flag
warning... which is in effect until 10 PM PDT Saturday.

* Affected area... in orz640... fire weather zone 640. In orz642...
fire weather zone 642.

* Timing... hot and dry conditions are already occuring and will
continue through Saturday.

* Wind... light winds less than 5 mph that will be mainly terrain
driven through tonight. Winds will be out of the north west
around 3 to 6 mph on Friday and Saturday.

* Humidity... 8 to 11 percent.

* Haines... 6.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

 Record Report  Statement as of 5:32 PM PDT on July 30, 2015

... New daily record high temperatures for July 30th...

Station previous new records
                         record/year record began

The Dalles, or 106 / 1965 106 (tied) 1929
Redmond, or 100 / 1999 101 1949

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