Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
251 PM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

CAZ281-284-240600-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0033.000000T0000Z-140924T0600Z/
CENTRAL SISKIYOU COUNTY INCLUDING SHASTA VALLEY-
SISKIYOU COUNTY FROM THE CASCADE MOUNTAINS EAST AND SOUTH TO MT
SHASTA-
251 PM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
EVENING FOR THE COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 281 AND 284...

* AFFECTED AREA: FIRE WEATHER ZONES 281 AND 284.

* WIND: SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH. IN THE
  SHASTA VALLEY: SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH...
  STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE IN THE WEED AREA.

* MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY: 17 TO 25 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS: THE COMBINATION OF STRONG...GUSTY WINDS AND LOW
  RELATIVE HUMIDITIES ON CRITICALLY DRY FUELS WILL RESULT IN
  THE POTENTIAL FOR RAPID FIRE SPREAD.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/ZYV5

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

CAZ285-ORZ624-625-241200-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0033.000000T0000Z-140925T0600Z/
MODOC COUNTY EXCEPT FOR THE SURPRISE VALLEY-
KLAMATH BASIN AND THE FREMONT-WINEMA NATIONAL FOREST-
SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON DESERT INCLUDING THE BLM LAND IN EASTERN
LAKE AND WESTERN HARNEY COUNTIES-
251 PM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT WEDNESDAY
FOR THE COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 285...624 AND 625...

* AFFECTED AREA: FIRE WEATHER ZONES 285...624 AND 625.

* WIND: SOUTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS 40 TO 50 MPH.

* MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY: 12 TO 25 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS: THE COMBINATION OF STRONG...GUSTY WINDS AND LOW
  RELATIVE HUMIDITIES ON CRITICALLY DRY FUELS WILL RESULT IN
  THE POTENTIAL FOR RAPID FIRE SPREAD.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/ZYV5

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

SPILDE

VISIT US AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD






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