Ochoco-John Day Highlands Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Statement as of 8:18 PM PDT on July 22, 2014

...The Severe Thunderstorm Warning for southern Wasco and north central Jefferson counties is cancelled...

The storm has weakened below severe levels.

Lat...Lon 4524 12154 4514 12079 4464 12127 4468 12152 time...Mot...loc 0317z 192deg 21kt 4504 12127

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816 PM PDT Tue Jul 22 2014

...The Severe Thunderstorm Warning for central Jefferson and north central Deschutes counties is cancelled...

...The thunderstorm has weakened and moved out of the warned area...therefore the Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been cancelled...

Lat...Lon 4468 12169 4456 12117 4424 12144 4426 12172 time...Mot...loc 0315z 203deg 42kt 4486 12119

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Special Statement
Statement as of 8:13 PM PDT on July 22, 2014

...Significant weather advisory for eastern Crook County in central Oregon...and southwestern Grant and southeastern Wheeler counties in northeast Oregon until 845 PM PDT...

At 800 PM PDT...National Weather Service Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 12 miles south of Paulina...or 45 miles southeast of Prineville...moving northeast at 40 mph.

Hail up to the size of pennies and wind gusts up to 40 mph are expected with this storm...along with heavy rain and frequent dangerous lightning.

This storm may intensify...so be certain to monitor local radio and TV stations...as well as local cable TV outlets...for additional information and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

Lat...Lon 4393 12046 4460 12015 4429 11928 4395 11965 4395 11977 4384 11976 4375 11986 time...Mot...loc 0313z 216deg 36kt 4407 11995

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Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 3:18 PM PDT on July 22, 2014

...Red flag warning remains in effect until 11 PM PDT Wednesday for thunderstorms producing abundant lightning across fire weather zones or639...or641...or642...or643...or644...or645... wa639...wa641...wa643...wa645...wa675 and wa681...

A red flag warning remains in effect until 11 PM PDT Wednesday.

* Affected area...in orz639...fire weather zone 639 east slopes of the northern Oregon Cascades. In orz641...fire weather zone 641 lower Columbia Basin of Oregon. In orz642...fire weather zone 642 southern blue and Strawberry mountains. In orz643... fire weather zone 643 northern Blue Mountains of Oregon. In orz644...fire weather zone 644 central Blue Mountains. In orz645...fire weather zone 645 Wallowa district. In waz639... fire weather zone 639 east slopes of the southern Washington Cascades. In waz641... fire weather zone 641 lower Columbia Basin of Washington. In waz643...fire weather zone 643 Blue Mountains of Washington. In waz645...fire weather zone 645 Asotin County. In waz675...fire weather zone 675 eastern Washington southern Columbia Basin. In waz681...fire weather zone 681 yakama alpine district.

* Timing...storms will continue to develop over the eastern mountains and move north to northeast. Occasional scattered thunderstorms will be possible through Wednesday evening.

* Thunderstorms...some storms may become strong with outflow winds around 40 mph and hail.

* Precipitation...there will be a mix of wet and dry storms with anywhere from a few hundredths of an inch to over one quarter of an inch of rain possible.

* Lightning activity level...3 to 4.

* Impacts...frequent lightning and critically dry fuels may result in numerous fire starts.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

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