Interactive NWS Alert
New event: Fire Weather Warning for Lincoln County, OR
Sent via email and SMS at 126 pm PDT, Apr 15th 2021
Radar valid at 210 pm PDT, Apr 15th 2021
…RED FLAG WARNING LATE FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING FOR A LARGE PORTION OF NORTHWEST OREGON… .Strengthening offshore low-level flow Friday in conjunction with unseasonably warm and dry conditions and abnormally dry smaller fuels will result in critical fire weather conditions over much of northwest Oregon. Expect strong and gusty northeast to east wind late Friday morning through the evening. Minimum humidity values of 15 to 25 percent will be common Friday.
North Oregon Coast Range-
East Slopes of the Central Oregon Coast Range-Willamette Valley-
North Oregon Cascade Foothills-Central Oregon Cascade Foothills-
Willamette National Forest-Central Oregon Coast-
125 PM PDT Thu Apr 15 2021
…RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 10 PM PDT FRIDAY FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 602…603…
604…605…606…608 AND 612…
The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a Red Flag
Warning for wind and low relative humidity, which is in effect
from 11 AM to 10 PM PDT Friday.
* Affected Area…In Oregon…Fire Weather Zone 602 North Oregon
Coast Range…Fire Weather Zone 603 East Slopes of the Central
Oregon Coast Range…Fire Weather Zone 604 Willamette Valley…
Fire Weather Zone 605 North Oregon Cascade Foothills…Fire
Weather Zone 606 Central Oregon Cascade Foothills…Fire Weather
Zone 608 below 3500 feet Willamette National Forest and Fire
Weather Zone 612 Central Oregon Coast.
* Winds…Northeast 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. However,
East wind 15 to 30 mph with gusts to 50 mph can be expected near
the west end of the Columbia River Gorge in Fire Zones 604 and
* Relative Humidity…As low as 15 percent.
* Impacts…Conditions may be favorable for rapid fire spread
which may threaten life and property. Use extra caution with
potential ignition sources, especially in grassy areas.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.
A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of the
above conditions can contribute to extreme fire behavior.
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