Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
517 AM PDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...MODERATE OFFSHORE WINDS AND LOW RH VALUES THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.BUILDING HIGH PRESSURE OFFSHORE...IN COMBINATION WITH A
STRENGTHENING THERMAL TROUGH ACROSS INTERIOR CALIFORNIA...WILL
RESULT IN GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS FOR HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF NORTHWEST
CALIFORNIA. THE STRONGEST WINDS IN COMBINATION WITH POOR OVERNIGHT
RH RECOVERIES WILL OCCUR OVER DEL NORTE...EXTREME NORTHERN
HUMBOLDT AND WESTERN SISKIYOU COUNTIES THIS MORNING...AND AGAIN
TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

CAZ203-204-282030-
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/O.CON.KEKA.FW.A.0004.150729T0600Z-150729T1800Z/
UPPER SMITH...INLAND PORTION OF THE SMITH RIVER DRAINAGE WITHIN
THE SIX RIVERS NF.-
LOWER MIDDLE KLAMATH...INLAND PORTION OF THE KLAMATH RIVER
DRAINAGE WITHIN THE SIX RIVERS NATIONAL FOREST AND THE UKONOM
DISTRICT OF THE KLAMATH NATIONAL FOREST.-
517 AM PDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM THIS MORNING
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 203 AND
204...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 203 AND 204...

* AFFECTED AREA...ELEVATIONS ABOVE 3500 FEET IN FIRE WEATHER
  ZONES 203 AND 204.

* WIND...EAST-NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...20 TO 40 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

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.

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

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