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Columbia River Weather

Fire Weather Watch

Issued:
2:19 PM PDT on August 25, 2016
Expires:
9:00 PM PDT on August 27, 2016
Clear
Currently
92°
Clear
Thursday 0%
High 93° / Low 58°
Clear
Friday 0%
High 97° / Low 64°
Partly Cloudy
Saturday 0%
High 91° / Low 63°

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.

 

 

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