Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
1053 PM PDT Tue Jul 25 2017

ORZ624-625-261800-
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Klamath Basin and the Fremont-Winema National Forest-
South Central Oregon Desert including the BLM Land in Eastern
Lake and Western Harney Counties-
1053 PM PDT Tue Jul 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM PDT WEDNESDAY
FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 624
AND 625...

A Red Flag Warning continues for abundant lightning and dry fuels,
which is in effect from 11 AM to 11 PM PDT Wednesday.

* Impacts: Lightning and high fire danger will likely result in
  new fire starts. Gusty thunderstorm winds could contribute to
  fire spread. Despite rainfall, initial attack resources could
  be overwhelmed and holdover fires are possible.

* Affected area: In South Central OR...all of Fire Weather Zones
  624 and 625.

* Counties affected: In South Central OR...Extreme western
  Harney...Klamath...Lake.

* Thunderstorms: Scattered thunderstorms with lightning
  activity level of 3. Lightning activity level of 4 is
  possible in the higher terrain areas. Wetting rains will
  occur with some storms but there will be strikes outside of
  wetting rains.

* Timing: Scattered thunderstorms will persist through
  Wednesday evening...peaking in strength and coverage during
  the afternoons and evenings.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  http://weather.gov/medford/hazard

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly. Scattered
thunderstorms combined with dry fuels create conditions where
many fire starts may occur in a short period of time.

&&

$$

CAZ280-281-284-285-261800-
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/O.NEW.KMFR.FW.W.0017.170726T1800Z-170727T0600Z/
Western Klamath National Forest-
Central Siskiyou County Including Shasta Valley-
Siskiyou County from the Cascade Mountains East and South to Mt
Shasta-Modoc County Except for the Surprise Valley-
1053 PM PDT Tue Jul 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM PDT WEDNESDAY
FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280
281 284 and 285...

The Red Flag Warning continues for abundant lightning and dry
fuels, which is in effect from 11 AM to 11 PM PDT Wednesday.

* Impacts: Lightning and high fire danger will likely result in
  new fire starts. Gusty thunderstorm winds could contribute to
  fire spread. Despite rainfall, initial attack resources could
  be overwhelmed and holdover fires are possible.

* Affected area: In Northern CA...western Siskiyou County
  excluding the Scott and the Shasta Valleys in Fire Weather Zones
  280 and 281...part of Siskiyou County east of the Cascades in
  Fire Weather zone 284 and Modoc County in fire weather zone 285.

* Counties affected: In Northern CA...Siskiyou and Modoc Counties.

* Thunderstorms: Scattered thunderstorms with lightning
  activity level of 3. Lightning activity level of 4 is
  possible in the higher terrain areas. There will be local
  wetting rains today... but there will be strikes outside of
  wetting rains.

* Timing: Scattered thunderstorms will persist through
  Wednesday evening...peaking in strength and coverage during
  the afternoons and evenings.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  http://weather.gov/medford/hazard

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly. Scattered
thunderstorms combined with dry fuels create conditions where
many fire starts may occur in a short period of time.

&&

$$

ORZ623-261800-
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/O.NEW.KMFR.FW.W.0017.170726T1800Z-170727T0600Z/
Southern Oregon Cascades-
1053 PM PDT Tue Jul 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM PDT WEDNESDAY
FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 623...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 11 AM to 11 PM PDT Wednesday.

* Impacts: Lightning and high fire danger will likely result in
  new fire starts. Gusty thunderstorm winds could contribute to
  fire spread. Despite rainfall, initial attack resources could
  be overwhelmed and holdover fires are possible.

* Affected area: In Southwest OR...the High Cascade Fire Zone in
  fire weather zone 623.

* Counties affected: In South Central OR...Western Klamath. In
  Southwest OR...Eastern Jackson.

* Thunderstorms: Scattered thunderstorms with lightning
  activity level of 3. Lightning activity level of 4 is
  possible in the higher terrain areas. Wetting rains will
  occur with some storms but there will be strikes outside of
  wetting rains.

* Timing: Scattered thunderstorms will persist through
  Wednesday evening...peaking in strength and coverage during
  the afternoons and evenings.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  http://weather.gov/medford/hazard

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly. Scattered
thunderstorms combined with dry fuels create conditions where
many fire starts may occur in a short period of time.

&&

$$

ORZ621-261800-
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/O.NEW.KMFR.FW.W.0017.170726T1800Z-170727T0600Z/
Siskiyou Mountains-
1053 PM PDT Tue Jul 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM PDT WEDNESDAY
FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 621...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 11 AM to 11 PM PDT Wednesday.

* Impacts: Lightning and high fire danger will likely result in
  new fire starts. Gusty thunderstorm winds could contribute to
  fire spread. Despite rainfall, initial attack resources could
  be overwhelmed and holdover fires are possible.

* Affected area: In Southwest OR...the Siskiyou Mountains in Fire
  Weather Zone 621.

* Counties affected: In Southwest OR...Extreme Southern
  Jackson... Extreme Southeast Josephine.

* Thunderstorms: Scattered thunderstorms with lightning
  activity level of 3. Lightning activity level of 4 is
  possible in the higher terrain areas. Wetting rains will
  occur with some storms but there will be strikes outside of
  wetting rains.

* Timing: Scattered thunderstorms will persist through
  Wednesday evening...peaking in strength and coverage during
  the afternoons and evenings.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  http://weather.gov/medford/hazard

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly. Scattered
thunderstorms combined with dry fuels create conditions where
many fire starts may occur in a short period of time.

&&

$$

ORZ617-261800-
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/O.NEW.KMFR.FW.W.0017.170726T1800Z-170727T0600Z/
Umpqua National Forest-
1053 PM PDT Tue Jul 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM PDT WEDNESDAY
FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 617...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 11 AM to 11 PM PDT Wednesday.

* Impacts: Lightning and high fire danger will likely result in
  new fire starts. Gusty thunderstorm winds could contribute to
  fire spread. Despite rainfall, initial attack resources could
  be overwhelmed and holdover fires are possible.

* Affected area: In Southwest OR...Eastern Umpqua National Forest
  in Fire Weather Zone 617.

* Counties affected: In Southwest OR...Eastern Douglas and Southeast
  Lane.

* Thunderstorms: Scattered thunderstorms with lightning
  activity level of 3. Wetting rains will occur with some
  storms but there will be strikes outside of wetting rains.

* Timing: Scattered thunderstorms will persist through
  Wednesday evening...peaking in strength and coverage during
  the afternoons and evenings.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  http://weather.gov/medford/hazard

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly. Scattered
thunderstorms combined with dry fuels create conditions where
many fire starts may occur in a short period of time.

&&

$$

ORZ622-260700-
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Eastern Rogue Valley-
1053 PM PDT Tue Jul 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING TONIGHT IS
CANCELLED...

The National Weather Service in Medford has cancelled the Red
Flag Warning.

Thunderstorm threat has decreased such that only isolated ground
strikes are expected.

$$

ORZ620-260700-
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Western Rogue Basin including the Illinois Valley-
1053 PM PDT Tue Jul 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING TONIGHT IS
CANCELLED...

The National Weather Service in Medford has cancelled the Red
Flag Warning.

Thunderstorm threat has decreased such that only isolated ground
strikes are expected.

$$


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