Sheridan, OR (97378)

5:53 PM PDT on August 24, 2016 (GMT -0700)
Vineyard Ln | | Change Station

Elev 614 ft 45.13 °N, 123.34 °W | Updated 2 seconds ago

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Feels Like 87 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from ENE
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Pressure 30.05 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 87 °F
Dew Point 45 °F
Humidity 21%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:26 AM 8:04 PM
Waning Gibbous, 51% visible
METAR KMMV 242353Z AUTO 36011G16KT 10SM CLR 34/04 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP174 T03390044 10339 20256 58013
Pressure 30.05 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 87 °F
Dew Point 45 °F
Humidity 21%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:26 AM 8:04 PM
Waning Gibbous, 51% visible
METAR KMMV 242353Z AUTO 36011G16KT 10SM CLR 34/04 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP174 T03390044 10339 20256 58013

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Heat Advisory
Issued: 1:54 PM PDT Aug. 24, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect from 2 PM Thursday to 8 PM PDT
Friday for the Willamette Valley... Coast Range... the lower
Columbia River... the Columbia River gorge... and the Upper Hood
River Valley...

* timing: Thursday afternoon through Friday evening.

* High temperature: 95 to 105.

* Locations include: Vernonia... Veneta... St. Helens...
Hillsboro... Portland... Oregon City... Gresham... Salem...
McMinnville... Eugene... Springfield... Corvallis... Albany...
Lebanon... Sandy... Estacada... Sweet Home... Cottage Grove...
ODell... Corbett... Hood River... Longview... Kelso...
Vancouver... Battle Ground... Washougal... Toutle... Ariel...
Lake Merwin... Cougar... Carson... Underwood.

* Impacts: the elderly... youth... and those without air
conditioning will be vulnerable to the heat. Those working
or exercising outdoors will be at an increased risk of
dehydration and heat-related illness.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of
fluids... stay in an air-conditioned room... stay out of the
sunshine... and check up on relatives and neighbors.

Take extra precautions... if you work or spend time outside. When
possible... reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. 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.

Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded
location. Heat stroke is an emergency... call 9 1 1.

Those seeking relief from the heat in the Ocean... Lakes... pools...
or rivers should be diligent about water safety. Wear a life
preserving Vest... maintain a good distance from moving boats...
and only swim to your abilities.




Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 2:46 PM PDT Aug. 24, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 8 PM PDT this evening
for winds and low rh values for the southern Willamette Valley...
... Red flag warning in effect from noon to 9 PM PDT Thursday for
dry and significantly unstable conditions for all of fire weather
zone or604...

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a red flag
warning for significantly unstable conditions... which is in
effect from noon to 9 PM PDT Thursday.

* Affected area... in Oregon... fire weather zone 604.

* Winds... north 5 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Highest winds
will be from about Salem south both this afternoon and again
Thursday afternoon.

* Relative humidity... as low as about 15 percent.

* Temperatures... around 90 degrees in the red flag area Wednesday
then widespread mid to upper 90s across the entire zone
Thursday afternoon.

* Impacts... due to dry fuel conditions... any fire start has the
potential for rapid spread. On Thursday... fire starts will have
the potential for rapid spread from spotting and for plume
dominated growth due to instability.

* Haines... mid level Haines 6 Thursday afternoon with dry and
unstable conditions.

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.






246 PM PDT Wed Aug 24 2016

... Red flag warning in effect from noon to 9 PM PDT Thursday for
significantly unstable conditions for fire weather zones or601...
or602... or603... or605... or606... or607... or608... or612... wa601...
wa602... wa604 and wa660...

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a red flag
warning for significantly unstable conditions... which is in
effect from noon to 9 PM PDT Thursday.

* Affected area... in Oregon... fire weather zones 601... 602...
603... 605... 606... 607... 608 and 612. In Washington... fire
weather zones 601... 602... 604 and 660.

* Haines... mid level Haines 6 Thursday afternoon with dry and
unstable conditions.

* Relative humidity... as low as 16 percent away from the immediate
coast.

* Temperatures... peaking Thursday afternoon in the mid to upper
90s... except around 90 degrees in the north Oregon Coast Range
and Cascade valleys.

* Impacts... fire starts will have the potential for rapid spread
from spotting and for plume dominated growth due to
instability.

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.