Baker County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 2:42 PM PDT Aug. 15, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Thursday evening through
Friday evening for abundant lightning and gusty outflow winds for
fire weather zones 643, 643, 645, and 645...

The National Weather Service in Pendleton has issued a Fire
Weather Watch, which is in effect from Thursday evening through
Friday evening.

* Affected area... in Washington and Oregon... fire weather zones
643 and 645 covering the northern Blue Mountains... Wallowa
County... and Asotin County.

* Timing... isolated thunderstorms will develop late Thursday
afternoon and evening then will become scattered Thursday night.
Isolated to scattered thunderstorms will continue on Friday.

* Lightning activity... 2 Thursday afternoon and evening increasing
to 3 Thursday night and Friday.

* Precipitation... some storms may bring up to two tenths of
rainfall.

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

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.





218 PM MDT Wed Aug 15 2018 /118 PM PDT Wed Aug 15 2018/

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Thursday afternoon through
Friday evening for lightning for Owyhee Mountains... southern
Highlands... Burns blm... Vale blm and Baker Valley... which are
fire weather zones 423... 426... 636... 637 and 646...


The National Weather Service in Boise has issued a Fire Weather
Watch, which is in effect from Thursday afternoon through Friday
evening.

* Thunderstorms... becoming scattered by late in the afternoon.

* Outflow winds... over 40 mph are possible.

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.