The Red Flag Warning is in effect for the western Lower Columbia Basin of Oregon and from Dallesport and Goldendale east as far as Boardman. Winds will be anywhere from 20-30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph expected at times.
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.
Which areas are affected by the Fire Weather Watch?
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