Red Flag Warning Issued
Marisa Lloyd

Red Flag Warning Issued

NWS Pendleton Oregon

The national weather service in Pendelton has issued a Red Flag Warning due to wind and low relative humidity which is in effect from 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 14 to 11 p.m. Thursday, July 15. 

The affected areas are Asotin County, the Blue Mountains of Washington, and the Central Mountains of Oregon. 

 Winds in the northwest are predicted to be from 10 - 20 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. The humidity will also be as low as 13% 

Fast wind gusts mixed with low relative humidity leads to critical fire weather danger. This could allow for new fires to start and help existing fires spread.  

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