Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
333 PM PDT FRI JUL 31 2015

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SISKIYOU MOUNTAINS-SOUTHERN OREGON CASCADES-
333 PM PDT FRI JUL 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM PDT
SATURDAY...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

* IMPACTS: DRY THUNDERSTORMS WITH GUSTY AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS
  WILL CREATE ERRATIC FIRE BEHAVIOR AND NEW FIRE STARTS.

* AFFECTED AREA:
  IN SOUTHWEST OR...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 621 AND 623.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: JOSEPHINE...JACKSON...KLAMATH...SISKIYOU.

* FIRE WEATHER WATCH INFORMATION: ISOLATED TO SCATTERED DRY
  THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE OVER MUCH OF FIRE WEATHER ZONES 621
  AND 623 TODAY AND SATURDAY. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS
  ARE ALSO POSSIBLE SUNDAY. ADDITIONAL STARTS AND EXTREME FIRE
  BEHAVIOR WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* THUNDERSTORMS:

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT EXTREME FIRE CONDITIONS ARE
OCCURRING OR IMMINENT.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED
FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

ORZ624-011400-
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KLAMATH BASIN AND THE FREMONT-WINEMA NATIONAL FOREST-
333 PM PDT FRI JUL 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 11 PM PDT
SATURDAY...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

* THUNDERSTORMS: SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING IN SOUTHWEST PORTIONS...AND ALSO FROM LATE SATURDAY
  AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED
  THUNDERSTORMS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS: DRY THUNDERSTORMS WITH GUSTY AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS
  WILL CREATE ERRATIC FIRE BEHAVIOR AND NEW FIRE STARTS.

* AFFECTED AREA:
  IN SOUTH CENTRAL OR...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 624.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: KLAMATH.

* WIND: NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON EXISTING VERY DRY FUELS COULD CAUSE NUMEROUS
NEW FIRE IGNITIONS. GUSTY AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS COULD ALSO
CREATE EXTREME FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED
FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

CAZ280-281-284-011400-
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WESTERN KLAMATH NATIONAL FOREST-
CENTRAL SISKIYOU COUNTY INCLUDING SHASTA VALLEY-
SISKIYOU COUNTY FROM THE CASCADE MOUNTAINS EAST AND SOUTH TO MT
SHASTA-
333 PM PDT FRI JUL 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 11 PM PDT
SATURDAY...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

* THUNDERSTORMS: ISOLATED TO SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING...AND ALSO FROM LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON
  THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS
  ARE ALSO POSSIBLE SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS: DRY THUNDERSTORMS WITH GUSTY AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS
  WILL CREATE ERRATIC FIRE BEHAVIOR AND NEW FIRE STARTS.

* AFFECTED AREA:
  IN NORTHERN CA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280...281 AND 284.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: SISKIYOU.

* WIND: WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON EXISTING VERY DRY FUELS COULD CAUSE NUMEROUS
NEW FIRE IGNITIONS. GUSTY AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS COULD ALSO
CREATE EXTREME FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED
FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

ORZ617-011400-
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UMPQUA NATIONAL FOREST-
333 PM PDT FRI JUL 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 11 PM PDT
SATURDAY...

* IMPACTS TO EXISTING FIRES: VERY DRY AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS
  WILL SUPPORT EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR. PLUME DOMINATION IS
  POSSIBLE WITH LOCALLY- GENERATED ERRATIC AND GUSTY WINDS.
  SPOTTING COULD BE A PROBLEM. IN ADDITION...STRONG AND GUSTY
  OUTFLOW WINDS FROM THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE CASCADES MAY AFFECT
  ONGOING FIRES.

* IMPACTS FROM THUNDERSTORMS: ISOLATED TO SCATTERED DRY
  THUNDERSTORMS OVER EASTERN DOUGLAS COUNTY MAY PRODUCE NEW
  STARTS. GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS WILL CREATE ERRATIC FIRE BEHAVIOR.

* ONGOING FIRES AFFECTED BY HAINES 6: STOUTS.

* AREA AFFECTED BY DRY THUNDERSTORMS: EASTERN PORTION OF FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 617.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: DOUGLAS.

* FIRE WEATHER WATCH INFORMATION: ISOLATED TO SCATTERED DRY
  THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE OVER MUCH OF FIRE WEATHER ZONE 617
  ON SATURDAY. ADDITIONAL STARTS AND EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR WILL
  BE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS: DRY THUNDERSTORMS WITH GUSTY AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS
  WILL CREATE ERRATIC FIRE BEHAVIOR AND NEW FIRE STARTS.

* AFFECTED AREA:
  IN SOUTHWEST OR...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 617.

* THUNDERSTORMS:

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT EXTREME FIRE CONDITIONS ARE
OCCURRING OR IMMINENT.

&&

$$

ORZ616-011400-
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UMPQUA BASIN-
333 PM PDT FRI JUL 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 11 PM PDT
SATURDAY...

* IMPACTS TO EXISTING FIRES: VERY DRY AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS
  WILL SUPPORT EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR. PLUME DOMINATION IS
  POSSIBLE WITH LOCALLY GENERATED ERRATIC AND GUSTY WINDS.
  SPOTTING COULD BE A PROBLEM. IN ADDITION...STRONG AND GUSTY
  OUTFLOW WINDS FROM THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE CASCADES MAY AFFECT
  ONGOING FIRES.

* ONGOING FIRES AFFECTED BY HAINES 6: CABLE CROSSING.

* FIRE WEATHER ZONES AFFECTED: EASTERN PORTION OF 616.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: DOUGLAS.

* FIRE WEATHER WATCH INFORMATION: ISOLATED TO SCATTERED DRY
  THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE EASTERN AND SOUTHERN
  PORTION OF FIRE WEATHER ZONE 616 ON SATURDAY. ADDITIONAL STARTS
  AND EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS: DRY THUNDERSTORMS WITH GUSTY AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS
  WILL CREATE ERRATIC FIRE BEHAVIOR AND NEW FIRE STARTS.

* AFFECTED AREA:
  IN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 616.

* THUNDERSTORMS:

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT EXTREME FIRE CONDITIONS ARE
OCCURRING OR IMMINENT.

&&

$$

CAZ285-ORZ625-011400-
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MODOC COUNTY EXCEPT FOR THE SURPRISE VALLEY-
SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON DESERT INCLUDING THE BLM LAND IN EASTERN LAKE
AND WESTERN HARNEY COUNTIES-
333 PM PDT FRI JUL 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

* THUNDERSTORMS: SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING IN SOUTHWEST PORTIONS...AND ALSO LATE SATURDAY
  AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED
  THUNDERSTORMS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS: DRY THUNDERSTORMS WITH GUSTY AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS
  WILL CREATE ERRATIC FIRE BEHAVIOR AND NEW FIRE STARTS.

* AFFECTED AREA:
  IN NORTHERN CA FIRE ZONE....285.
  IN SOUTH CENTRAL OR FIRE ZONE....625.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: KLAMATH.

* WIND: WEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON EXISTING VERY DRY FUELS COULD CAUSE NUMEROUS
NEW FIRE IGNITIONS. GUSTY AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS COULD ALSO
CREATE EXTREME FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED
FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

ORZ622-011400-
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EASTERN ROGUE VALLEY-
333 PM PDT FRI JUL 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 11 PM PDT
SATURDAY...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

* THUNDERSTORMS: THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO BE CONFINED TO THE
  CASCADES AND SISKIYOUS TODAY. HOWEVER...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED
  DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE LIKELY FROM LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON
  THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. THUNDERSTORMS ARE MORE LIKELY TO BE
  SCATTERED IN THE MOUNTAINS WITH ISOLATED STORMS IN THE VALLEYS.
  ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE SUNDAY
  AFTERNOON THOUGH THE EVENING.

* IMPACTS: DRY THUNDERSTORMS WITH GUSTY AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS
  WILL CREATE ERRATIC FIRE BEHAVIOR AND NEW FIRE STARTS.

* AFFECTED AREA:
  IN SOUTHWEST OR...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 622.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: CURRY...JOSEPHINE...JACKSON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON EXISTING VERY DRY FUELS COULD CAUSE NUMEROUS
NEW FIRE IGNITIONS. GUSTY AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS COULD ALSO
CREATE EXTREME FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED
FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

ORZ615-619-620-011400-
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SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON COAST-WESTERN ROGUE RIVER-
SISKIYOU NATIONAL FOREST-
WESTERN ROGUE BASIN INCLUDING THE ILLINOIS VALLEY-
333 PM PDT FRI JUL 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 11 PM PDT
SATURDAY...

* THUNDERSTORMS: THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO BE CONFINED TO THE
  CASCADES AND SISKIYOUS TODAY. HOWEVER...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED
  DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE FROM LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON
  THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. THUNDERSTORMS ARE MORE LIKELY TO BE
  SCATTERED IN THE MOUNTAINS WITH ISOLATED STORMS IN THE VALLEYS.

* IMPACTS: DRY THUNDERSTORMS WITH GUSTY AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS
  WILL CREATE ERRATIC FIRE BEHAVIOR AND NEW FIRE STARTS.

* AFFECTED AREA:
  IN SOUTHWEST OR...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 615...619 AND 620.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: CURRY...JOSEPHINE...JACKSON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON EXISTING VERY DRY FUELS COULD CAUSE NUMEROUS
NEW FIRE IGNITIONS. GUSTY AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS COULD ALSO
CREATE EXTREME FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

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