EASTERN OREGON – (Information provided in its entirety by Alert Sense) The National Weather Service in Pendleton has Issued a Red FlagWarning for Abundant Lightning, Which is in effect from 5pm ThisAfternoon to 11am PDT Wednesday. The Fire Weather watch is NoLonger in Effect.
* 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.
* Thunderstorms, Lal of 2 to 3 Expected. Isolated to WidelyScattered Thunderstorms are Expected to Move in or Develop OverCentral Oregon Mountains Into the Strawberry Mountains BeginningLate this Afternoon. Threat for Additional Development IsExpected then Across the Remainder of the Eastern MountainsOvernight and Wednesday Morning. High – Based Storms AreAnticipated with a Low Chance of Wetting Rain.
* winds, West 5 to 10 MPH with Occasional Gusts As High As 15 to20 MPH tomorrow.
* Relative Humidity, 10 to 20 Percent tomorrow Afternoon.
* Impacts, Lightning Caused Fires May Occur. Gusty and Erraticwinds are Always Possible with Thunderstorms.A Red Flag Warning Means That Critical Fire Weather Conditionsare Either Occurring Now….or will Shortly. a Combination OfStrong winds…low Relative Humidity…and Warm Temperatures CanContribute to Extreme Fire Behavior.