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Columbia River Weather
Chance of Rain
Friday 30%
High 60° / Low 45°
Saturday 10%
High 62° / Low 44°
Chance of Rain
Sunday 50%
High 57° / Low 45°

Rowena Fire Update

Fire crews continued to make good progress on the Rowena Fire Monday. All evacuation levels have been lifted, so there are no active evacuations at this time. Highway 30 is now open.

Residents are reminded to remain alert for changing conditions and cautious of firefighting efforts.

For additional fire status information, call Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue at (541)296-9445. The Wasco County Sheriff’s Office Rowena Fire Hotline remains active at (541)506-2782.

The last numbers showed the fire at 68% containment and the area burned was at 3,680 acres

Evacuation notices have been conducted using the Citizen Alert Emergency Notification Program. Wasco County residents can register for Citizen Alert at www.co.wasco.or.us.