Fire Weather Watch

North Oregon Coast Range-
East Slopes of the Central Oregon Coast Range-
North Oregon Cascade Foothills-Central Oregon Cascade Foothills-
Mt. Hood National Forest West of Cascade Crest-
Willamette National Forest-
Extreme South Washington Cascades and Foothills-
Eastern Gifford Pinchot National Forest Mt Adams Ranger District-
East Willapa Hills-Clark County Lowlands-
932 AM PDT Thu Aug 31 2017

…FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING FOR HOT…DRY AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 602…603…605…606…607…608…660…663…665
AND 667…

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a Fire
Weather Watch for hot, dry and unstable conditions…which is in
effect from Saturday morning through Monday evening.

* Where…Coast Range eastward to the Cascades and Columbia River
Gorge.

* When…Saturday through Monday

* What…Hot, dry and unstable conditions due to relative
Humidities of 15-25%, mid level haines 6 and high level haines 5
and 6.

* Impacts…Conditions may be favorable for plume dominated fires.
Extreme fire behavior is possible. 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.