Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
256 AM PDT SAT JUL 30 2016

...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY SUNDAY AND MONDAY
AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS IN MODOC COUNTY AND PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN
LAKE AND KLAMATH COUNTIES...

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MODOC COUNTY EXCEPT FOR THE SURPRISE VALLEY-
256 AM PDT SAT JUL 30 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM PDT SUNDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 285...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 285...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM PDT SUNDAY. A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS: VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND GUSTY WINDS SUNDAY
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING WILL RESULT IN THE POTENTIAL FOR RAPID
  FIRE SPREAD. STRONGER WINDS ARE POSSIBLE ON MONDAY WITH
  SIMILARLY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES...RESULTING IN THE POTENTIAL
  FOR ANOTHER PERIOD OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

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

* WIND: - SUNDAY: SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH GUSTING 25 TO 30 MPH.
        - MONDAY: SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH GUSTING 30 TO 40 MPH.

* MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY: 5 TO 15 PERCENT.

* HAINES INDEX: 5 (MODERATE).

* 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.

* A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
  ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR.

* ONE LESS SPARK--ONE LESS WILDFIRE.

&&

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KLAMATH BASIN AND THE FREMONT-WINEMA NATIONAL FOREST-
256 AM PDT SAT JUL 30 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 624...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 624...

* IMPACTS: VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND GUSTY WINDS SUNDAY
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING WILL RESULT IN THE POTENTIAL FOR RAPID
  FIRE SPREAD. STRONGER WINDS ON MONDAY WITH SIMILARLY LOW
  RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL RESULT IN A GREATER POTENTIAL FOR RAPID
  FIRE SPREAD OVER A LARGER AREA.

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

* WIND: - SUNDAY: SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.
        - MONDAY: SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY: 10 TO 15 PERCENT.

* HAINES INDEX: 5 (MODERATE).

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
  ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR.

* LISTEN FOR LATEST FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG WARNINGS.

* ONE LESS SPARK--ONE LESS WILDFIRE.

&&

$$

VISIT US AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD



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