Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
900 AM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED TO BRING ABUNDANT LIGHTNING...

.LOW PRESSURE MOVING IN FROM THE SOUTHWEST WILL BRING INSTABILITY
TO THE REGION WHILE PULLING IN SUB-TROPICAL MOISTURE. THIS WILL
CREATE A RIPE ENVIRONMENT FOR THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT AND THE
OPPORTUNITY FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING. PEAK ACTIVITY IS EXPECTED TO
OCCUR DURING THE HOTTEST PORTION OF THE DAY...MID AFTERNOON
THROUGH EARLY EVENING. THUNDERSTORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
SIGNIFICANT WETTING RAINS. LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS ARE POSSIBLE.

CAZ203-204-283-020000-
/O.CON.KEKA.FW.W.0009.150801T2000Z-150802T0400Z/
UPPER SMITH...INLAND PORTION OF THE SMITH RIVER DRAINAGE WITHIN
THE SIX RIVERS NF.-
LOWER MIDDLE KLAMATH...INLAND PORTION OF THE KLAMATH RIVER
DRAINAGE WITHIN THE SIX RIVERS NATIONAL FOREST AND THE UKONOM
DISTRICT OF THE KLAMATH NATIONAL FOREST.-
TRINITY...WESTERN PORTION OF THE SHASTA TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST.-
900 AM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
9 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 203...204...AND 283...

* AFFECTED AREAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 203...204...AND 283.

* THUNDERSTORMS...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS FROM MID AFTERNOON
  THROUGH EARLY EVENING ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE ABUNDANT
  LIGHTNING.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...GUSTS TO 30 MPH POSSIBLE IN AND NEAR
  THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

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