Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
310 PM PDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WITH ABUNDANT LIGHTNING POSSIBLE
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.LOW PRESSURE OFFSHORE AND SUB-TROPICAL MOISTURE MAKING ITS WAY
ACROSS THE REGION WILL CONTINUE TO BRING THE THREAT OF SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS TO NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA THROUGH THIS EVENING.
THE MAIN LIMITING FACTOR CONTINUES TO BE SMOKE OVER MOST OF THE
DISTRICTS...WHICH IS HELPING TO INHIBIT THUNDERSTORM FORMATION
AND LIMIT THEIR AREAL COVERAGE. ANY STORMS THAT DEVELOP THROUGH
THIS EVENING ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE LITTLE, IF ANY, PRECIPITATION.
CONVECTION SHOULD DISSIPATE LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT AS THE
ATMOSPHERE STABILIZES.

CAZ203-204-283-030400-
/O.CON.KEKA.FW.W.0010.000000T0000Z-150803T0400Z/
UPPER SMITH...INLAND PORTION OF THE SMITH RIVER DRAINAGE WITHIN
THE SIX RIVERS NF.-
LOWER MIDDLE KLAMATH...INLAND PORTION OF THE KLAMATH RIVER
DRAINAGE WITHIN THE SIX RIVERS NATIONAL FOREST AND THE UKONOM
DISTRICT OF THE KLAMATH NATIONAL FOREST.-
TRINITY...WESTERN PORTION OF THE SHASTA TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST.-
310 PM PDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
203...204...AND 283......

* AFFECTED AREAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 203...204...AND NORTHERN
  PORTIONS OF ZONE 283.

* THUNDERSTORMS...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO
  PRODUCE ABUNDANT LIGHTNING THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...GUSTS TO 30 MPH POSSIBLE IN AND NEAR
  THUNDERSTORMS.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE RAPID FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

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