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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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Columbia Gorge Weather

Heat Advisory

Issued:
10:24 AM PDT on August 02, 2015
Expires:
9:00 PM PDT on August 02, 2015

Fire Weather Warning

Issued:
8:40 AM PDT on August 02, 2015
Expires:
9:00 PM PDT on August 02, 2015
Clear
Currently
91°
Clear
Partly Cloudy
Sunday 0%
High 101° / Low 72°
Partly Cloudy
Overcast
Monday 10%
High 93° / Low 65°
Overcast
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday 0%
High 90° / Low 60°
Partly Cloudy