Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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WWUS86 KMFR 231218
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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
518 AM PDT TUE AUG 23 2016

...WINDY AND DRY AGAIN THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

.WINDS WILL EASE A BIT ON TODAY ACROSS MOST OF SOUTHERN OREGON...
BUT WILL BE GUSTY AGAIN IN MOST OF MODOC COUNTY WITH LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY.

CAZ285-240030-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0015.160823T2100Z-160824T0300Z/
MODOC COUNTY EXCEPT FOR THE SURPRISE VALLEY-
518 AM PDT TUE AUG 23 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 285...

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

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

* WIND: NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* HUMIDITY: AS LOW AS 8 PERCENT.

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

* A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
  CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED.

&&

$$


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