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Oregon, Harney County

Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:36 PM MDT on July 31, 2014

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on July 31, 2014


... Flash Flood Watch in effect until 9 PM MDT /8 PM PDT/ this
evening...

The National Weather Service in Boise has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of northeast Oregon and southeast
Oregon. This includes the following areas... in northeast
Oregon... western and northern Baker County. In southeast
Oregon... northeastern Harney County and northwestern Malheur
County.

* Until 9 PM MDT /8 PM PDT/ this evening.

* Slow-moving thunderstorms with heavy rain and small hail have
been reported in the watch area and will continue through early
evening.

* Flooding may wash out roads especially in areas of steep
terrain. Low-lying areas may fill with water.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.




Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 1:53 PM PDT on July 31, 2014

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on August 03, 2014


... Red flag warning remains in effect until 11 PM PDT Saturday
for thunderstorms producing abundant lightning across fire
weather zones or610... or611... or640... or642 and or644...

A red flag warning remains in effect until 11 PM PDT Saturday.

* 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. In orz644... fire
weather zone 644 central Blue Mountains.

* Timing... scattered thunderstorms will develop again each
afternoon and evening through Saturday.

* Thunderstorms... some of the thunderstorms could produce
erratic winds with gusts to 40 mph and pea to Marble size
hail.

* Precipitation... there will be a mix of wet and dry
thunderstorms with anywhere from a few hundredths of an inch
to over one quarter inch of rain possible.

* Lightning activity level... 3 to locally 4 through Saturday.

* Impacts... frequent lightning and critically dry fuels may
result in numerous fire starts.

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.





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