Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
532 AM PDT Sat Jun 24 2017

...Significant lightning may lead to fire starts Sunday afternoon
through Monday...

.After very hot, dry weather this weekend, thunderstorms are
expected to develop over Northern California Sunday afternoon and
spread northeastward into Oregon Sunday evening through Monday
evening. Significant lightning is possible, especially in the
mountains. In addition, thunderstorms may move out across west side
valley locations Sunday evening and night and may bring dry
lightning. Additional storms are possible on Monday, mainly from
the Siskiyous and western slopes of the Southern Oregon Cascades
and eastward. While heavy fuel moistures are currently not
conducive to fire spread or growth, finer fuels are dry and may
ignite and carry fire. This combination of factors may lead to
increased initial attack activity over the area.

CAZ281-250045-
/O.EXB.KMFR.FW.A.0001.170626T1800Z-170627T0000Z/
Central Siskiyou County Including Shasta Valley-
532 AM PDT Sat Jun 24 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 281...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Fire Weather
Watch...which is in effect from Monday morning through Monday
afternoon.

* Impacts:  Lightning and high fire danger will likely result in
  new fire starts. Gusty thunderstorm winds could contribute to
  fire spread. Despite rainfall, initial attack resources could be
  overwhelmed and holdover fires are possible.

* Fuels:While heavy fuel moistures may not be conducive to
  significant fire growth, finer fuels are dry and may ignite and
  carry fire.

* Thunderstorms: Isolated to Scattered.

* Affected area:  In Northern CA...Northern portions of Fire
  Weather Zone 281 from Yreka north on Monday.

* Counties affected:
  In Northern CA...Siskiyou.

* Wind: west 5 mph or less.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  http://weather.gov/medford/hazard

$$

ORZ620-622-250045-
/O.EXT.KMFR.FW.A.0001.170626T0000Z-170627T0000Z/
Western Rogue Basin including the Illinois Valley-
Eastern Rogue Valley-
532 AM PDT Sat Jun 24 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON DRY FUELS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 620 AND 622...

* Impacts:  Lightning and high fire danger will likely result in
  new fire starts. Gusty thunderstorm winds could contribute to
  fire spread. Despite rainfall, initial attack resources could be
  overwhelmed and holdover fires are possible.

* Fuels: While heavy fuel moistures may not be conducive to
  significant fire growth, finer fuels are dry and may ignite and
  carry fire.

* Thunderstorms: Isolated to scattered.

* Affected area: In Southwest OR...Fire Weather Zones 620 and 622.
  This includes zones 620 and 622 on Sunday then southeastern
  portions of zone 620 and most of zone 622 on Monday.

* Counties affected:
  In Southwest OR...Curry...Jackson...Josephine.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  http://weather.gov/medford/hazard

$$

CAZ280-250045-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.A.0001.170625T2100Z-170627T0000Z/
Western Klamath National Forest-
532 AM PDT Sat Jun 24 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON DRY FUELS FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 280...

* Impacts:  Lightning and high fire danger will likely result in
  new fire starts. Gusty thunderstorm winds could contribute to
  fire spread. Despite rainfall, initial attack resources could be
  overwhelmed and holdover fires are possible.

* Fuels: While heavy fuel moistures may not be conducive to
  significant fire growth, finer fuels are dry and may ignite and
  carry fire.

* Thunderstorms: Isolated to scattered.

* Affected area: In Northern CA...Fire Weather Zone 280.

* Counties affected:
  In Northern CA...Siskiyou.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  http://weather.gov/medford/hazard

$$

ORZ621-623-250045-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.A.0001.170626T0000Z-170627T0000Z/
Siskiyou Mountains-Southern Oregon Cascades-
532 AM PDT Sat Jun 24 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON DRY FUELS FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 621 AND 623...

* Impacts: Lightning and high fire danger will likely result in new
  fire starts. Gusty thunderstorm winds could contribute to fire
  spread. Despite rainfall, initial attack resources could be
  overwhelmed and holdover fires are possible.

* Fuels: While heavy fuel moistures may not be conducive to
  significant fire growth, finer fuels are dry and may ignite and
  carry fire.

* Thunderstorms: Isolated to scattered.

* Affected area:
  In Southwest OR...Fire Weather Zones 621 and 623.

* Counties affected:
  In Northern CA...Siskiyou.
  In South Central OR...Klamath.
  In Southwest OR...Jackson...Josephine.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  http://weather.gov/medford/hazard

$$

ORZ624-250045-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.A.0001.170626T0000Z-170627T0600Z/
Klamath Basin and the Fremont-Winema National Forest-
532 AM PDT Sat Jun 24 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON DRY FUELS FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 624...

* Impacts:  Lightning and high fire danger will likely result in
  new fire starts. Gusty thunderstorm winds could contribute to
  fire spread. Despite rainfall, initial attack resources could be
  overwhelmed and holdover fires are possible.

* Fuels: While heavy fuel moistures may not be conducive to
  significant fire growth, finer fuels are dry and may ignite and
  carry fire.

* Thunderstorms: Isolated to scattered.

* Affected area: In South Central OR...Fire Weather Zone 624. This
  includes northern portions of 624 from Chiloquin north on Sunday
  then most all of zone 624 on Monday.

* Counties affected:
  In South Central OR...Klamath...Lake.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  http://weather.gov/medford/hazard

$$

ORZ625-250045-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.A.0001.170626T1800Z-170627T0600Z/
South Central Oregon Desert including the BLM Land in Eastern Lake
and Western Harney Counties-
532 AM PDT Sat Jun 24 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON DRY FUELS FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 625...

* Impacts: Lightning and high fire danger will likely result in
  new fire starts. Gusty thunderstorm winds could contribute to
  fire spread. Despite rainfall, initial attack resources could be
  overwhelmed and holdover fires are possible.

* Fuels: While heavy  fuel moistures may not be conducive to
  significant fire growth, finer fuels are dry and may ignite and
  carry fire.

* Thunderstorms: Isolated to scattered.

* Affected area:
  In South Central OR...Fire Weather Zone 625.

* Counties affected:
  In South Central OR...Harney...Lake.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  http://weather.gov/medford/hazard

$$


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