Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
712 PM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

CAZ285-ORZ624-301400-
/O.EXP.KMFR.FW.W.0025.000000T0000Z-160930T0200Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0026.160930T2000Z-161001T0200Z/
MODOC COUNTY EXCEPT FOR THE SURPRISE VALLEY-
KLAMATH BASIN AND THE FREMONT-WINEMA NATIONAL FOREST-
712 PM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 7 PM PDT FRIDAY
FOR STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
285 AND 624...
...RED FLAG WARNING FOR THIS EVENING FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 285
AND 624 HAS EXPIRED...

* IMPACTS: STRONG, GUSTY WIND WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND HIGH
  FIRE DANGER WILL LIKELY CONTRIBUTE TO A SIGNIFICANT SPREAD OF
  NEW AND EXISTING FIRES.

* AFFECTED AREA: IN NORTHERN CA FIRE ZONE....285. IN SOUTH CENTRAL
  OR FIRE ZONE....624. THIS IS PRIMARILY THE SOUTHERN PART OF THE
  FREMONT WINEMA NATIONAL FOREST AND THE NORTHERN PART OF THE
  MODOC NATIONAL FOREST.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: IN NORTHERN CA...MODOC. IN SOUTH CENTRAL
  OR...KLAMATH...LAKE.

* WIND: SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* HUMIDITY: AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT.

* 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 ONGOING OR WILL OCCUR SHORTLY.

* STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL CAUSE ANY EXISTING
OR NEW FIRES TO SPREAD VERY RAPIDLY.

* ONE LESS SPARK... ONE LESS WILDFIRE.

&&

$$


VISIT US AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD



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