Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
158 PM PDT TUE SEP 16 2014

CAZ284-285-171500-
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SISKIYOU COUNTY FROM THE CASCADE MOUNTAINS EAST AND SOUTH TO MT
SHASTA-MODOC COUNTY EXCEPT FOR THE SURPRISE VALLEY-
158 PM PDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM PDT WEDNESDAY
FOR COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 284 AND 285...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS UPGRADED THE FIRE
WEATHER WATCH TO A RED FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11
AM TO 9 PM PDT WEDNESDAY.


* AFFECTED AREA: FIRE WEATHER ZONES 285 AND 284.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS 35 TO 45 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...12 TO 20 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
  HUMIDITIES ON CRITICALLY DRY FUELS WILL RESULT IN THE
  POSSIBILITY OF RAPID FIRE GROWTH DURING THIS TIME PERIOD.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/ZYV5


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL CAUSE FIRES TO
SPREAD VERY RAPIDLY.

&&

$$

CAZ281-171500-
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CENTRAL SISKIYOU COUNTY INCLUDING SHASTA VALLEY-
158 PM PDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT WEDNESDAY FOR
COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 281...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT WEDNESDAY.


* AFFECTED AREA: FIRE WEATHER ZONE 281

* WIND TODAY: SOUTH 25 MPH GUSTING TO 35 MPH.

* WIND TONIGHT: SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUST 20 TO 30 MPH.

* WIND WEDNESDAY: SOUTH 25 TO 35 MPH GUSTING 40 TO 50 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...MINIMUM RH TODAY AROUND 15 PERCENT. MAXIMUM RH
  OVERNIGHT 30 TO 40 PERCENT. MINIMUM RH WEDNESDAY 12 TO 20 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
  HUMIDITIES ON CRITICALLY DRY FUELS WILL RESULT IN THE
  POSSIBILITY OF RAPID FIRE GROWTH DURING THIS TIME PERIOD

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/ZYV5


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL CAUSE FIRES TO
SPREAD VERY RAPIDLY.

&&

$$

ORZ624-625-171500-
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KLAMATH BASIN AND THE FREMONT-WINEMA NATIONAL FOREST-
SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON DESERT INCLUDING THE BLM LAND IN EASTERN
LAKE AND WESTERN HARNEY COUNTIES-
158 PM PDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM PDT WEDNESDAY
FOR COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 624 AND 625...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM PDT WEDNESDAY.


* AFFECTED AREA: FIRE WEATHER ZONES 624 AND 625

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS 35 TO 45 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...12 TO 22 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
  HUMIDITIES ON CRITICALLY DRY FUELS WILL RESULT IN THE
  POSSIBILITY OF RAPID FIRE GROWTH DURING THIS TIME PERIOD

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/ZYV5


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL CAUSE FIRES TO
SPREAD VERY RAPIDLY.

&&

$$

BTL

VISIT US AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD




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