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Radar valid at 600 am PDT, Apr 15th 2021

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Coast Range of Northwest Oregon-
Central Coast Range of Western Oregon-Lower Columbia-
Greater Portland Metro Area-Central Willamette Valley-
South Willamette Valley-Northern Oregon Cascade Foothills-
Northern Oregon Cascades-Cascade Foothills in Lane County-
Cascades in Lane County-Upper Hood River Valley-
Western Columbia River Gorge-Central Columbia River Gorge-
South Washington Cascades-Willapa Hills-I-
5 Corridor in Cowlitz County-Greater Vancouver Area-
South Washington Cascade Foothills-
Including the cities of Vernonia, Jewell, Sunset Summit,
Lees Camp, Trask, Grande Ronde, Burnt Woods, Tidewater,
Swisshome, Veneta, St. Helens, Clatskanie, Hillsboro, Portland,
Wilsonville, Oregon City, Gresham, Troutdale, Salem, McMinnville,
Woodburn, Stayton, Dallas, Eugene, Springfield, Corvallis,
Albany, Lebanon, Sandy, Estacada, Silver Falls State Park,
Sweet Home, Government Camp, Detroit, Santiam Pass, Vida, Jasper,
Lowell, Cottage Grove, McKenzie Pass, McKenzie Bridge, Oakridge,
Willamette Pass, Parkdale, Odell, Corbett, Rooster Rock,
Multnomah Falls, Cascade Locks, Hood River,
Coldwater Ridge Visitors Center, Mount St. Helens,
Wind River Valley, Willapa, Frances, Elk Mountain, Ryderwood,
Longview, Kelso, Castle Rock, Vancouver, Battle Ground,
Ridgefield, Washougal, Yacolt, Amboy, Toutle, Ariel, Lake Merwin,
Yale Lake, Cougar, North Bonneville, Stevenson, Carson,
and Underwood
703 PM PDT Tue Apr 13 2021


A prolonged stretch of dry weather across southwest Washington
and northwest Oregon is leaving vegetation much drier than usual
for this time of year. Additionally, dry and gusty offshore flow
is resulting in unseasonably low relative humidity, further
elevating the risk of fire spread.

Although winds are expected to diminish Wednesday, humidity in
general will remain low and afternoon temperatures will be above
normal. Another round of gusty offshore flow is expected later
this week, prolonging the unseasonably warm, dry weather and
keeping fire danger elevated through the upcoming weekend.

Extra caution is advised with fire, at least through the upcoming
weekend. Be sure to check with your local fire district before
burning, as there may be restrictions in place.

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