Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
144 PM PDT Sun Jun 25 2017

ORZ625-261200-
/O.UPG.KMFR.FW.A.0001.170626T1800Z-170627T0600Z/
/O.EXB.KMFR.FW.W.0002.170626T1800Z-170627T0600Z/
South Central Oregon Desert including the BLM Land in Eastern Lake
and Western Harney Counties-
144 PM PDT Sun Jun 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM PDT MONDAY FOR
ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 625...

* Impacts: Lightning and dry fine fuels 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: Scattered.

* Timing: Isolated thunderstorms will be possible through tonight,
  but the greatest threat for scattered thunderstorms with
  significant lightning will be tomorrow.

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

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

* Wind: West 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph, strongest Monday
  afternoon and evening.

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

&&

$$

CAZ281-261200-
/O.UPG.KMFR.FW.A.0001.170626T1800Z-170627T0000Z/
/O.EXB.KMFR.FW.W.0002.170626T1800Z-170627T0300Z/
Central Siskiyou County Including Shasta Valley-
144 PM PDT Sun Jun 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM PDT MONDAY FOR
ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 281...

* Impacts: Lightning and dry fine fuels will likely result in new
  fire starts. Gusty thunderstorm winds could contribute to fire
  spread. 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.

* Timing: Isolated thunderstorms will be possible through tonight,
  but the greatest threat for scattered thunderstorms with
  significant lightning will be tomorrow.

* Affected area: In Northern CA...Fire Weather Zone 281.

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

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

&&

$$

CAZ280-261200-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0002.170625T2100Z-170627T0600Z/
Western Klamath National Forest-
144 PM PDT Sun Jun 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT MONDAY FOR
ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON DRY FUELS...

* Impacts: Lightning and dry fine fuels will likely result in new
  fire starts. Gusty thunderstorm winds could contribute to fire
  spread. 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: Scattered over the mountains... isolated to
  scattered over the valleys.

* Timing: Thunderstorm coverage is expected to be greatest in the
  afternoons and evenings.

* 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

$$

ORZ620-622-261200-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0002.170626T0000Z-170627T0000Z/
Western Rogue Basin including the Illinois Valley-
Eastern Rogue Valley-
144 PM PDT Sun Jun 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
5 PM PDT MONDAY FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON DRY FUELS...

* Impacts: Lightning and dry fine fuels will likely result in new
  fire starts. Gusty thunderstorm winds could contribute to fire
  spread. 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.

* Timing: Thunderstorms over the mountains this afternoon will drift
  out over the valleys this evening and tonight. The thunderstorm
  threat continues over the valleys into Monday afternoon then
  begins to shift east late Monday afternoon.

* Affected area: In Southwest OR...Fire Weather Zones 620 and 622.

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

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

$$

ORZ621-623-261200-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0002.170625T2100Z-170627T0600Z/
Siskiyou Mountains-Southern Oregon Cascades-
144 PM PDT Sun Jun 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT MONDAY FOR
ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON DRY FUELS...

* Impacts: Lightning and dry fine fuels will likely result in new
  fire starts. Gusty thunderstorm winds could contribute to fire
  spread. 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: Scattered.

* Timing: Thunderstorm coverage is expected to be greatest in the
  afternoons and evenings.

* 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

$$

ORZ624-261200-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0002.170626T0000Z-170627T0600Z/
Klamath Basin and the Fremont-Winema National Forest-
144 PM PDT Sun Jun 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
11 PM PDT MONDAY FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON DRY FUELS ...

* Impacts: Lightning and dry fine fuels will likely result in new
  fire starts. Gusty thunderstorm winds could contribute to fire
  spread. 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 Sunday evening through
  Monday morning. Scattered to numerous Monday afternoon.

* Timing and locations: Thunderstorm coverage is expected to be
  greatest in the afternoons and evenings and over northern
  portions of the Fremont-Winema National Forest.

* Affected area: In South Central OR...Fire Weather Zone 624.

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

* Wind: West 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph, strongest Monday
  afternoon and evening.

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

$$


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