Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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WWUS86 KMFR 122137
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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
237 PM PDT SAT JUL 12 2014

ORZ616-122245-
/O.CAN.KMFR.FW.A.0011.140713T1800Z-140714T0300Z/
UMPQUA BASIN-
237 PM PDT SAT JUL 12 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS CANCELLED FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH
DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 616...617...623...624 AND 625...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS CANCELLED THE FIRE
WEATHER WATCH.

* AFFECTED AREA: FIRE WEATHER ZONE 616

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED AFTER
  MIDNIGHT TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING, WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE IN
  THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...WINDS ARE LIKELY TO BE GENERALLY LIGHT, BUT
  COULD GUST TO 20 TO 30 MPH AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...SINCE STORMS WILL BE ISOLATED AND ALSO WILL CONTAIN
  RAIN, SIGNIFICANT IMPACTS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

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

$$

ORZ617-623>625-131400-
/O.UPG.KMFR.FW.A.0011.140713T1800Z-140714T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.FW.W.0013.140713T1800Z-140714T0300Z/
UMPQUA NATIONAL FOREST-SOUTHERN OREGON CASCADES-
KLAMATH BASIN AND THE FREMONT-WINEMA NATIONAL FOREST-
SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON DESERT INCLUDING THE BLM LAND IN EASTERN
LAKE AND WESTERN HARNEY COUNTIES-
237 PM PDT SAT JUL 12 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM PDT SUNDAY FOR
ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH DRY FUELS...

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 8 PM PDT SUNDAY.


* AFFECTED AREA: FIRE WEATHER ZONES 624...625...623...616 AND
  617

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO BEGIN
  AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING. LATE SUNDAY MORNING
  THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY EVENING THUNDERSTORM COVERAGE IS EXPECTED
  TO BECOME SCATTERED IN THE WARNING AREA.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...20 TO 30 MPH GUSTS ARE POSSIBLE TONIGHT THROUGH
  SUNDAY MORNING. WIND GUSTS OF 30 TO 50 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH
  STRONGER STORMS SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
  CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS COMBINED WITH
  DRY FUELS CREATE CONDITIONS WHERE MANY FIRE STARTS ARE EXPECTED
  IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME.

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


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

BTL

VISIT US AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD




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