Red Flag Warning
The following area is affected:
- East Slopes of Central Oregon Cascades
Red Flag Warning Remains In Effect Until 9 Pm Pdt Tuesday For
Abundant Lightning And Gusty Outflow Winds For Fire Weather Zones
610 And 640
- Affected Area Fire Weather Zone 610 611 And 640.
- Timing The Expected Time For Scattered Thunderstorms Will
Be Between 2 Pm And 8 Pm Today And Tuesday.
- Lightning Activity 3 Increasing To 4 After 5 Pm For Most Areas
Of 611 And Southwest 640 And Southern 610.
- Precipitation Some Storms May Bring Brief Heavy Rain With
Amounts Up To One Quarter Of An Inch Of Rain.
- Impacts Any Fires That Develop Will Likely Spread Rapidly.
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
Strong Winds Low Relative Humidity And Warm Temperatures Can
Contribute To Extreme Fire Behavior.
The following areas are affected:
- Greater Portland Metro Area
- Central Willamette Valley
- Upper Hood River Valley
- Western Columbia River Gorge
Heat Advisory Remains In Effect Until Midnight Pdt Wednesday
Night For The North And Central Willamette Valley Including The
Portland Metro Area The Western And Central Columbia River
Gorge And The Upper Hood River Valley
A Heat Advisory Remains In Effect Until Midnight Pdt Wednesday
- High Temperatures: Generally In The Lower To Mid 90s. Hottest
Time Of The Day Will Be 1 Pm To 6 Pm.
- Locations Include: Odell Salem Mcminnville Hillsboro
Portland Oregon City Gresham Vancouver Battle
- Impacts: Take Care Not To Over Exert During The Heat Of The
Day And To Stay Hydrated With Clear Liquids. Automobiles
Can Heat Up Rapidly To Temperatures Harmful Or Even Deadly
To Pets And Children. Use Caution Near Area Rivers Be
Water Smart Wear A Life Jacket And Use Good Judgment.
Take Extra Precautions If You Work Or Spend Time Outside. When
Possible Reschedule Strenuous Activities To Early Morning. Know
The Signs And Symptoms Of Heat Exhaustion And Heat Stroke. Wear
Light Weight And Loose Fitting Clothing When Possible And Drink
Plenty Of Water.
To Reduce Risk During Outdoor Work The Occupational Safety And
Health Administration Recommends Scheduling Frequent Rest Breaks
In Shaded Or Air Conditioned Environments. Anyone Overcome By
Heat Should Be Moved To A Cool And Shaded Location. Heat Stroke
Is An Emergency Call 9 1 1.
Severe weather alerts for Northwest Oregon, Southwest Washington, and the Portland Metro area. Alerts are shown as they happen and are updated on an hourly basis.