Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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WWUS86 KMFR 302323
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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
423 PM PDT THU JUL 30 2015

ORZ616-311130-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0014.000000T0000Z-150801T0400Z/
UMPQUA BASIN-
423 PM PDT THU JUL 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT FRIDAY FOR A
HAINES INDEX OF 6 OVER THE CABLE CROSSING WILDFIRE IN OREGON FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 616... ...

* HAINES INDEX: 6 (HIGH).

* IMPACTS: VERY DRY AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS WILL SUPPORT EXTREME
  FIRE BEHAVIOR. PLUME DOMINATION IS POSSIBLE WITH LOCALLY-
  GENERATED ERRATIC AND GUSTY WINDS. SPOTTING COULD BE A PROBLEM.

* AFFECTED AREA: IN AND AROUND THE CABLE CROSSING FIRE AND THE
  STOUTS FIRE IN FIRE WEATHER ZONE 616.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: NORTH CENTRAL DOUGLAS COUNTY.

* HUMIDITY: MINIMUM OF 10-15 PERCENT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WILDFIRE CREWS SHOULD PREPARE FOR THE POTENTIAL OF PLUME DOMINATED
FIRE THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

&&

$$

ORZ619>623-311130-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.A.0009.150731T2200Z-150802T0600Z/
WESTERN ROGUE RIVER-SISKIYOU NATIONAL FOREST-
WESTERN ROGUE BASIN INCLUDING THE ILLINOIS VALLEY-
SISKIYOU MOUNTAINS-EASTERN ROGUE VALLEY-SOUTHERN OREGON CASCADES-
423 PM PDT THU JUL 30 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR POSSIBLE DRY LIGHTNING ON VERY DRY FUELS...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING.

* IMPACTS: ANY DRY LIGHTNING COMBINED WITH HIGH FIRE DANGER WILL
  LIKELY RESULT IN NEW FIRE STARTS. GUSTY THUNDERSTORM WINDS
  COULD CONTRIBUTE TO FIRE SPREAD. INITIAL ATTACK RESOURCES COULD
  BE OVERWHELMED AND HOLDOVER FIRES ARE POSSIBLE.

* AFFECTED AREA: IN SOUTHWEST OR...FIRE WEATHER ZONES
  619...620...621...622 AND 623.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: CURRY...JOSEPHINE...JACKSON...KLAMATH.

* THUNDERSTORMS: ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE FROM LATE
  FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

VISIT US AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD


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