Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office
Department of Emergency Management
The only difference between adventure and disaster is preparedness.
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Red Flag Warning Issued
The Portland National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for Cowlitz and Skamania County. Dry lightning, low humidity and wind gusts to 35 mph are possible. The warning runs from midnight tonight until midnight on Wednesday. A Red Flag Warning means that conditions are ideal for wildland fire ignition and propagation. There is still a burn ban in effect until September 30th.