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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
1147 AM PDT THU AUG 27 2015

ORZ041-044-049-050-502-503-505>511-WAZ024-026>030-520-521-281800-
EAST COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE OF OREGON-
LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF OREGON-GRANDE RONDE VALLEY-WALLOWA COUNTY-
NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
SOUTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-JOHN DAY BASIN-OCHOCO-
JOHN DAY HIGHLANDS-
FOOTHILLS OF THE NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
FOOTHILLS OF THE SOUTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
EAST SLOPES OF THE OREGON CASCADES-NORTH CENTRAL OREGON-
CENTRAL OREGON-EASTERN COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE OF WASHINGTON-
KITTITAS VALLEY-YAKIMA VALLEY-LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF WASHINGTON-
FOOTHILLS OF THE BLUE MOUNTAINS OF WASHINGTON-
NORTHWEST BLUE MOUNTAINS OF WASHINGTON-
EAST SLOPES OF THE WASHINGTON CASCADES-SIMCOE HIGHLANDS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARLINGTON...THE DALLES...BOARDMAN...
HERMISTON...IONE...COVE...ELGIN...LA GRANDE...UNION...
ENTERPRISE...JOSEPH...WALLOWA...MEACHAM...TOLLGATE...LONG CREEK...
NORTH POWDER...UKIAH...DAYVILLE...JOHN DAY...MITCHELL...
MONUMENT...SPRAY...BROTHERS...PAULINA...PRAIRIE CITY...SENECA...
ATHENA...PENDLETON...PILOT ROCK...HEPPNER...CONDON...FOSSIL...
CAMP SHERMAN...LA PINE...SISTERS...SUNRIVER...DUFUR...MAUPIN...
MORO...BEND...MADRAS...PRINEVILLE...REDMOND...WHITE SALMON...
ELLENSBURG...THORP...NACHES...SUNNYSIDE...TOPPENISH...YAKIMA...
CONNELL...PROSSER...TRI-CITIES...DAYTON...WAITSBURG...
WALLA WALLA...SKI BLUEWOOD RESORT...APPLETON...CLE ELUM...
CLIFFDELL...GOLDENDALE...BICKLETON
1147 AM PDT THU AUG 27 2015

...COOLER TMPERATURES AND WINDY CONDITIONS EXPECTED FOR
SATURDAY...

A COOL FRONT IS EXPECTED TO TRACK ACROSS THE TWO STATE AREA THIS
WEEKEND AND ALSO PRODUCE WINDY CONDITIONS ON SATURDAY. WEST TO
SOUTHWEST WINDS RANGING BETWEEN 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 45
MPH WILL CREATE AREAS OF BLOWING DUST REDUCING VISIBILITY ACROSS
SOUTH CENTRAL WASHINGTON AND NORTH CENTRAL OREGON.

MOTORISTS ARE ADVISED TO USE CAUTION WHEN DRIVING AND STAY TUNED
TO THE INTERNET AND OR LOCAL TV/RADIO FOR POSSIBLE UPDATES
REGARDING THIS EVENT.

$$

VP




Air Quality Alert

ORC013-017-021-023-031-049-055-059-061-063-065-069-WAC005-013-021-
037-039-071-077-281800-
CROOK-DESCHUTES-GILLIAM-GRANT-JEFFERSON-MORROW-SHERMAN-UMATILLA-
UNION-WALLOWA-WASCO-WHEELER-BENTON-COLUMBIA-FRANKLIN-KITTITAS-
KLICKITAT-WALLA WALLA-YAKIMA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PRINEVILLE...POST...PAULINA...BEND...
REDMOND...SUNRIVER...SISTERS...LA PINE...BROTHERS...CONDON...
LONEROCK...ARLINGTON...JOHN DAY...MONUMENT...DAYVILLE...LONG CREEK...
SENECA...MADRAS...WARM SPRINGS...CULVER...BOARDMAN...HEPPNER...
LEXINGTON...IONE...IRRIGON...WASCO...MORO...GRASS VALLEY...
HERMISTON...MILTON-FREEWATER...PENDLETON...ATHENA...PILOT ROCK...
STANFIELD...UMATILLA...UKIAH...HELIX...LA GRANDE...ELGIN...UNION...
NORTH POWDER...ENTERPRISE...JOSEPH...WALLOWA...IMNAHA...TROY...
LOSTINE...THE DALLES...MAUPIN...SHANILEO...TYGH VALLEY...FOSSIL...
SPRAY...MITCHELL...KENNEWICK...RICHLAND...BENTON CITY...PROSSER...
WEST RICHLAND...HANFORD...DAYTON...STARBUCK...PASCO...CONNELL...
ELLENSBURG...CLE ELUM...EASTON...GOLDENDALE...WHITE SALMON...
TROUT LAKE...BICKLETON...ROOSEVELT...COLLEGE PLACE...WALLA WALLA...
BURBANK...WAITSBURG...PRESCOTT...GRANDVIEW...SUNNYSIDE...TOPPENISH...
YAKIMA...GRANGER...MABTON...SELAH...WAPATO...WHITE SWAN...ZILLAH...
NACHES...CLIFFDELL
1113 AM PDT THU AUG 27 2015

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ALONG WITH SUPPORT FROM
THE WASHINGTON STATE DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY HAS ISSUED AN AIR
QUALITY ALERT...UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

A SMOKE AIR QUALITY ALERT HAS BEEN ISSUED. WILDFIRES BURNING IN THE
REGION COMBINED WITH FORECASTED CONDITIONS WILL CAUSE AIR QUALITY TO
REACH UNHEALTHY LEVELS.

POLLUTANTS IN SMOKE CAN CAUSE BURNING EYES...RUNNY NOSE...AGGRAVATE
HEART AND LUNG DISEASES...AND AGGRAVATE OTHER SERIOUS HEALTH
PROBLEMS.  LIMIT OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES AND KEEP CHILDREN INDOORS IF IT
IS SMOKY. PLEASE FOLLOW MEDICAL ADVICE IF YOU HAVE A HEART OR LUNG
CONDITION.

IN ADDITION A COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE TWO STATE AREA
SATURDAY AND CREATE WINDY CONDITIONS. ALTHOUGH THE AIR QUALITY
MAY IMPROVE BRIEFLY...THE WINDY CONDITIONS WILL ALSO PRODUCE
AREAS OF BLOWING DUST THAT WILL CONTINUE TO AGGRAVATE THE
UNHEALTHY AIR QUALITY THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

 FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...PLEASE VISIT THE WEB SITE AT
HTTP://WWW.OREGON.GOV/DEQ OR HTTP://WWW.ECY.WA.GOV/AIR.HTML OR
CALL 360-407-6000.

$$

VP




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