Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
312 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.AN UPPER TROUGH WILL REMAIN OFFSHORE AND CONTINUE TO PUMP MID
LEVEL MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY OVER OUR AREA THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING. THERE WILL BE SEVERAL DISTURBANCES MOVING OVER THE AREA AS
WELL AND THE LOW LEVELS ARE STILL VERY DRY, SO MOST BUT THE
STRONGEST STORMS WILL LIKELY PRODUCE ONLY LIGHT RAIN. ALL OF THIS
WILL RESULT IN A PERSISTENT CHANCE FOR MOSTLY DRY THUNDERSTORMS
OVER MUCH OF OUR AREA THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. STORMS BECOME WETTER
SUNDAY EVENING AND MONDAY. THE GREATEST THREAT FOR STORMS WILL BE
DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS...HOWEVER...STORMS MAY
CONTINUE OVERNIGHT IN MANY LOCATIONS.

ORZ621-623-021415-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0015.000000T0000Z-150803T0600Z/
SISKIYOU MOUNTAINS-SOUTHERN OREGON CASCADES-
312 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT SUNDAY...

* THUNDERSTORMS: SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED OVER
  MUCH OF FIRE WEATHER ZONES 621 AND 623 THIS WEEKEND. STORMS MAY
  BECOME ISOLATED AT NIGHT...HOWEVER THEY WILL REMAIN DRY.

* IMPACTS: INCREASING THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL CREATE ERRATIC
  FIRE BEHAVIOR.

* TIMING: THE GREATEST THREAT FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE DURING
  THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS... HOWEVER... STORMS MAY
  CONTINUE OVERNIGHT AS WELL.

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

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

ORZ615>617-619-620-622-021415-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0015.000000T0000Z-150803T0600Z/
SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON COAST-UMPQUA BASIN-UMPQUA NATIONAL FOREST-
WESTERN ROGUE RIVER-SISKIYOU NATIONAL FOREST-
WESTERN ROGUE BASIN INCLUDING THE ILLINOIS VALLEY-
EASTERN ROGUE VALLEY-
312 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT SUNDAY...

* THUNDERSTORMS: SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED OVER
  THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF FIRE WEATHER ZONE 622 THIS WEEKEND WITH
  ISOLATED STORMS OVER THE VALLEYS. WHILE STORMS MAY DECREASE IN
  COVERAGE AT NIGHT... THEY WILL REMAIN DRY.

* IMPACTS: INCREASING THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL CREATE ERRATIC
  FIRE BEHAVIOR.

* TIMING: THE GREATEST THREAT FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE DURING
  THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS... HOWEVER... STORMS MAY
  CONTINUE OVERNIGHT AS WELL.

* AFFECTED AREA:
  IN  FIRE ZONE....616.
  IN SOUTHWEST OR FIRE ZONES...615...617...619...620...622.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: JACKSON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

ORZ624-021415-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0015.000000T0000Z-150803T1200Z/
KLAMATH BASIN AND THE FREMONT-WINEMA NATIONAL FOREST-
312 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT MONDAY...

* THUNDERSTORMS: SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED OVER
  MUCH OF FIRE WEATHER ZONE 624 THIS WEEKEND. STORMS MAY BECOME
  ISOLATED AT NIGHT...HOWEVER THEY WILL REMAIN DRY.

* IMPACTS: INCREASING THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL CREATE ERRATIC
  FIRE BEHAVIOR.

* TIMING: THE GREATEST THREAT FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE DURING
  THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS... HOWEVER... STORMS MAY
  CONTINUE OVERNIGHT AS WELL.

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

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: KLAMATH...LAKE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

CAZ280-281-284-021415-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0015.000000T0000Z-150803T0600Z/
WESTERN KLAMATH NATIONAL FOREST-
CENTRAL SISKIYOU COUNTY INCLUDING SHASTA VALLEY-
SISKIYOU COUNTY FROM THE CASCADE MOUNTAINS EAST AND SOUTH TO MT
SHASTA-
312 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT SUNDAY...

* THUNDERSTORMS: SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED OVER
  MUCH OF FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280... 281... AND 284 THIS WEEKEND.
  STORMS MAY BECOME ISOLATED AT NIGHT...HOWEVER THEY WILL REMAIN
  DRY.

* IMPACTS: INCREASING THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL CREATE ERRATIC
  FIRE BEHAVIOR.

* TIMING: THE GREATEST THREAT FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE DURING
  THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS... HOWEVER... STORMS MAY
  CONTINUE OVERNIGHT AS WELL.

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

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: SISKIYOU.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

CAZ285-021415-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0015.000000T0000Z-150803T0600Z/
MODOC COUNTY EXCEPT FOR THE SURPRISE VALLEY-
312 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT SUNDAY...

* THUNDERSTORMS: SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED OVER
  MUCH OF FIRE WEATHER ZONE 285 THIS WEEKEND. STORMS MAY BECOME
  ISOLATED AT NIGHT...HOWEVER THEY WILL REMAIN DRY.

* IMPACTS: INCREASING THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL CREATE ERRATIC
  FIRE BEHAVIOR.

* TIMING: THE GREATEST THREAT FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE DURING
  THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS... HOWEVER... STORMS MAY
  CONTINUE OVERNIGHT AS WELL.

* AFFECTED AREA:
  IN NORTHERN CA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 285.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: MODOC.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

ORZ625-021415-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0016.150802T1800Z-150803T1200Z/
SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON DESERT INCLUDING THE BLM LAND IN EASTERN LAKE
AND WESTERN HARNEY COUNTIES-
312 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SUNDAY TO 5 AM
PDT MONDAY...

* THUNDERSTORMS: ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH
  SUNDAY MORNING. STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN DRY AND BECOME
  SCATTERED SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS: INCREASING THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL CREATE ERRATIC
  FIRE BEHAVIOR.

* AFFECTED AREA:
  IN SOUTH CENTRAL OR...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 625.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: LAKE AND HARNEY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

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