Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
229 PM PDT Thu Jun 22 2017

...Dry fuels, gusty northeast winds, and low humidity will combine
to create critical fire weather conditions tonight above 1500 feet
near the Curry County Coast...

ORZ618-231500-
/O.NEW.KMFR.FW.W.0001.170623T0700Z-170623T1500Z/
Southern Oregon Coast-
229 PM PDT Thu Jun 22 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 8 AM PDT
FRIDAY FOR EAST WIND WITH POOR OVERNIGHT HUMIDITY RECOVERY FOR
PORTIONS OF FIRE WEATHER ZONE 618 ABOVE 1500 FEET...

* Impacts: East winds, poor relative humidity recovery, and high
  fire danger will likely contribute to a significant spread of any
  new fires.

* Affected area: Southwest OR...Portions of Fire Weather Zone 618
  above 1500 feet.

* Counties affected: Curry.

* Wind: Northeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Humidity: 20 to 25 percent overnight.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

* A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions will
  occur shortly.

* Strong winds and low relative humidity will cause any new fires
  to spread very rapidly.

* One less spark, one less wildfire.

&&

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