Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
302 PM PDT SUN JUL 5 2015

CAZ280-281-284-060600-
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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-
302 PM PDT SUN JUL 5 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
   EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER
   ZONES 280...281 AND 284...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS CANCELLED FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH
   DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280...281 AND 284...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS CANCELLED THE FIRE
WEATHER WATCH.

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

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: IN NORTHERN CA...SISKIYOU AND MODOC COUNTIES.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE AREA WILL BECOME
  SCATTERED LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. STORMS WILL LIKELY
  PRODUCE ABUNDANT LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS. THUNDERSTORM
  ACTIVITY WILL LIKELY REMAIN ISOLATED MONDAY AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...WIND GUSTS OF 30 TO 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...DRY LIGHTNING WILL BE POSSIBLE OUTSIDE OF THE WET
  CORES. MULTIPLE NEW FIRE STARTS FROM LIGHTNING STRIKES COULD
  POSE A THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY...AND MAY OVERWHELM
  INITIAL ATTACK RESOURCES.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS COMBINED WITH DRY FUELS CREATE CONDITIONS WHERE MANY
FIRE STARTS MAY OCCUR IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME.

&&

$$

ORZ617-621-622-052315-
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UMPQUA NATIONAL FOREST-SISKIYOU MOUNTAINS-EASTERN ROGUE VALLEY-
302 PM PDT SUN JUL 5 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS CANCELLED FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH
   DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 617...621 AND 622...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS CANCELLED THE FIRE
WEATHER WATCH.

$$

CAZ285-ORZ623>625-061215-
/O.EXT.KMFR.FW.A.0006.150706T2100Z-150707T0600Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0007.000000T0000Z-150706T0600Z/
MODOC COUNTY EXCEPT FOR THE SURPRISE VALLEY-
SOUTHERN OREGON CASCADES-KLAMATH BASIN AND THE FREMONT-
WINEMA NATIONAL FOREST-
SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON DESERT INCLUDING THE BLM LAND IN EASTERN
LAKE AND WESTERN HARNEY COUNTIES-
302 PM PDT SUN JUL 5 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
   EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH DRY FUELS FOR FIRE
   WEATHER ZONES 285...623...624 AND 625...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
   MONDAY EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH DRY FUELS FOR FIRE
   WEATHER ZONES 285...623...624 AND 625...

THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA: FIRE WEATHER ZONES 624...285...625 AND 623

* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
  IN NORTHERN CA...FOR SUNDAY...SISKIYOU AND MODOC COUNTIES.
                   FOR MONDAY...MODOC COUNTY ONLY.
  IN SOUTH CENTRAL OR...FOR SUNDAY...SOUTHERN KLAMATH AND LAKE
                   COUNTIES. ONLY THE EXTREME SOUTHEAST CORNER OF
                   ZONE 623 IS AFFECTED.
                   FOR MONDAY...THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF KLAMATH
                   AND LAKE COUNTIES. IN ZONE 623...ONLY THE AREA
                   NEAR CRATER LAKE IS AFFECTED.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE AREA WILL BECOME
  SCATTERED LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. STORMS WILL LIKELY
  PRODUCE ABUNDANT LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS. THUNDERSTORM
  ACTIVITY MAY BECOME SCATTERED OVER THE WATCH AREA MONDAY
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...WIND GUSTS OF 30 TO 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...DRY LIGHTNING WILL BE POSSIBLE OUTSIDE OF THE WET
  CORES. MULTIPLE NEW FIRE STARTS FROM LIGHTNING STRIKES COULD
  POSE A THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY...AND MAY OVERWHELM
  INITIAL ATTACK RESOURCES.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

VISIT US AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD


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