Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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WWUS86 KMFR 251144
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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
444 AM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016

CAZ280-251700-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0024.000000T0000Z-160925T1700Z/
WESTERN KLAMATH NATIONAL FOREST-
444 AM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PDT THIS
MORNING FOR EAST WIND WITH POOR OVERNIGHT HUMIDITY RECOVERY FOR
ELEVATIONS ABOVE 4000 FEET IN FIRE WEATHER ZONE 280...

* IMPACTS: EAST WINDS... POOR HUMIDITY RECOVERY... AND HIGH
  FIRE DANGER WILL LIKELY CONTRIBUTE TO A SIGNIFICANT SPREAD OF
  NEW AND EXISTING FIRES.

* AFFECTED AREA: IN NORTHERN CA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 280 FOR
  ELEVATIONS ABOVE 4000 FEET.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: IN NORTHERN CA...WESTERN SISKIYOU.

* WIND: EAST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* HUMIDITY RECOVERIES: 20 TO 30 PERCENT.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL CAUSE ANY NEW
  OR EXISTING FIRES TO SPREAD VERY RAPIDLY.

&&

$$

ORZ618-619-251700-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0024.000000T0000Z-160925T1700Z/
SOUTHERN OREGON COAST-WESTERN ROGUE RIVER-
SISKIYOU NATIONAL FOREST-
444 AM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PDT THIS
MORNING FOR NORTHEAST WIND WITH POOR OVERNIGHT HUMIDITY RECOVERY
FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 1500 FEET IN FIRE WEATHER ZONE 618...

* IMPACTS: NORTHEAST WINDS... POOR HUMIDITY RECOVERY... AND HIGH
  FIRE DANGER WILL LIKELY CONTRIBUTE TO A SIGNIFICANT SPREAD OF
  ANY NEW AND EXISTING FIRES.

* AFFECTED AREA: IN SOUTHWEST OR...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 618 ABOVE
  1500 FEET.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: IN SOUTHWEST OR...CURRY.

* WIND: NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY RECOVERY: 20 TO 30 PERCENT.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL CAUSE ANY NEW
  OR EXISTING FIRES TO SPREAD VERY RAPIDLY.

&&

$$


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