Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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WWUS86 KMFR 160359
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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
859 PM PDT MON SEP 15 2014

CAZ281-160500-
/O.EXP.KMFR.FW.W.0031.000000T0000Z-140916T0400Z/
CENTRAL SISKIYOU COUNTY INCLUDING SHASTA VALLEY-
859 PM PDT MON SEP 15 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR
COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 281...

THE RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING.

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

$$

CAZ284-285-161600-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.A.0029.140917T1900Z-140918T0400Z/
SISKIYOU COUNTY FROM THE CASCADE MOUNTAINS EAST AND SOUTH TO MT
SHASTA-MODOC COUNTY EXCEPT FOR THE SURPRISE VALLEY-
859 PM PDT MON SEP 15 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 284 AND 285...

* AFFECTED AREA: FIRE WEATHER ZONES 285 AND 284

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS 30 TO 40 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...12 TO 17 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF THESE 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...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
MAY OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG
WARNINGS.

&&

$$


VISIT US AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD





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