EASTERN OREGON – (information in its entirety from Alert Sense)
The National Weather Service in Pendleton has Issued a FireWeather watch for Abundant Lightning, Which is in effect FromSaturday Afternoon Through Saturday Evening.
* Affected Area, Fire Weather Zones 642 Southern Blue AndStrawberry Mountains, 643 Northern Blue Mountains of Oregon,643 Blue Mountains of washington, 644 Central Blue Mountains,645 Wallowa District and 645 Asotin County
* Impacts, the Potential for Abundant Lightning Combined Withvery Dry Fuels May Lead to Increased Fire Starts. Breezy windsMay Lead to Fire Spread of Any New or Existing Fires.
* Thunderstorms, Scattered Storms will be Possible with a Lal 3to 4 on Saturday.A Fire Weather watch Means That Critical Fire Weather Conditionsare Forecast to Occur. Listen for Later Forecasts and PossibleRed Flag Warnings.