Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
342 AM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.AN UPPER TROUGH WILL REMAIN OFFSHORE AND CONTINUE TO PUMP MID
LEVEL MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY OVER OUR AREA THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING. THERE WILL BE SEVERAL DISTURBANCES MOVING OVER THE AREA
AS WELL. THE RESULT WILL BE A PERSISTENT THREAT OF THUNDERSTORMS.
THE LOW LEVELS WILL REMAIN VERY DRY SO ANY STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO
BE DRY AND PRODUCE LITTLE IF ANY RAIN AT THE GROUND. THE GREATEST
THREAT FOR STORMS WILL BE DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS,
HOWEVER, STORMS MAY CONTINUE OVERNIGHT IN MANY LOCATIONS.

ORZ621-623-020000-
/O.CAN.KMFR.FW.A.0010.150802T2100Z-150803T0800Z/
/O.EXT.KMFR.FW.W.0015.150801T1800Z-150803T0600Z/
SISKIYOU MOUNTAINS-SOUTHERN OREGON CASCADES-
342 AM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
11 PM PDT SUNDAY...
...THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS BEEN UPGRADED...

THE RED FLAG WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
11 PM PDT SUNDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR SUNDAY HAS BEEN
UPGRADED.

* THUNDERSTORMS: SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED OVER
  MUCH OF FIRE WEATHER ZONES 621 AND 623 THIS WEEKEND. STORMS MAY
  BECOME ISOLATED AT NIGHT...HOWEVER THEY WILL REMAIN DRY.

* IMPACTS: DRY THUNDERSTORMS MAY RESULT IN NUMEROUS NEW STARTS.
  LOW HUMIDITIES...HOT TEMPERATURES...AND DRY THUNDERSTORMS WITH
  GUSTY AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS WILL CREATE EXTREME FIRE
  BEHAVIOR ON EXISTING FIRES AND NEW FIRE STARTS.

* TIMING: THE GREATEST THREAT FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE DURING THE
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS, HOWEVER, STORMS MAY CONTINUE
  OVERNIGHT AS WELL.

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

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT EXTREME FIRE CONDITIONS ARE
OCCURRING OR IMMINENT.

&&

$$

ORZ622-020000-
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/O.EXT.KMFR.FW.W.0015.150801T2100Z-150803T0600Z/
EASTERN ROGUE VALLEY-
342 AM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
11 PM PDT SUNDAY...
...THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS BEEN UPGRADED...

THE RED FLAG WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
11 PM PDT SUNDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR SUNDAY HAS BEEN
UPGRADED.

* THUNDERSTORMS: SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED OVER THE
  HIGHER TERRAIN OF FIRE WEATHER ZONE 622 THIS WEEKEND WITH
  ISOLATED STORMS OVER THE VALLEYS. WHILE STORMS MAY DECREASE IN
  COVERAGE AT NIGHT, THEY WILL REMAIN DRY.

* IMPACTS: DRY THUNDERSTORMS MAY RESULT IN NUMEROUS NEW STARTS.
  LOW HUMIDITIES...HOT TEMPERATURES...AND DRY THUNDERSTORMS WITH
  GUSTY AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS WILL CREATE EXTREME FIRE
  BEHAVIOR ON EXISTING FIRES AND NEW FIRE STARTS.

* TIMING: THE GREATEST THREAT FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE DURING THE
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS, HOWEVER, STORMS MAY CONTINUE
  OVERNIGHT AS WELL.

* AFFECTED AREA: IN SOUTHWEST OR...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 622.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: JACKSON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT EXTREME FIRE CONDITIONS ARE
OCCURRING OR IMMINENT.

&&

$$

ORZ624-020000-
/O.CAN.KMFR.FW.A.0010.150802T2100Z-150803T0800Z/
/O.EXT.KMFR.FW.W.0015.150801T2100Z-150803T1200Z/
KLAMATH BASIN AND THE FREMONT-WINEMA NATIONAL FOREST-
342 AM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
5 AM PDT MONDAY...
...THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS BEEN UPGRADED...

THE RED FLAG WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
5 AM PDT MONDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR SUNDAY HAS BEEN
UPGRADED.

* THUNDERSTORMS: SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED OVER
  MUCH OF FIRE WEATHER ZONE 624 THIS WEEKEND. STORMS MAY BECOME
  ISOLATED AT NIGHT...HOWEVER THEY WILL REMAIN DRY.

* IMPACTS: DRY THUNDERSTORMS MAY RESULT IN NUMEROUS NEW STARTS.
  LOW HUMIDITIES...HOT TEMPERATURES...AND DRY THUNDERSTORMS WITH
  GUSTY AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS WILL CREATE EXTREME FIRE
  BEHAVIOR ON EXISTING FIRES AND NEW FIRE STARTS.

* TIMING: THE GREATEST THREAT FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE DURING THE
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS, HOWEVER, STORMS MAY CONTINUE
  OVERNIGHT AS WELL.

* AFFECTED AREA: IN SOUTH CENTRAL OR...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 624.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: KLAMATH...LAKE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT EXTREME FIRE CONDITIONS ARE
OCCURRING OR IMMINENT.

&&

$$

CAZ280-281-284-020000-
/O.CAN.KMFR.FW.A.0010.150802T2100Z-150803T0800Z/
/O.EXT.KMFR.FW.W.0015.150801T2100Z-150803T0600Z/
WESTERN KLAMATH NATIONAL FOREST-
CENTRAL SISKIYOU COUNTY INCLUDING SHASTA VALLEY-
SISKIYOU COUNTY FROM THE CASCADE MOUNTAINS EAST AND SOUTH TO MT
SHASTA-
342 AM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
11 PM PDT SUNDAY...
...THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS BEEN UPGRADED...

THE RED FLAG WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
11 PM PDT SUNDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR SUNDAY HAS BEEN
UPGRADED.

* THUNDERSTORMS: SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED OVER
  MUCH OF FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280, 281, AND 284 THIS WEEKEND.
  STORMS MAY BECOME ISOLATED AT NIGHT...HOWEVER THEY WILL REMAIN
  DRY.

* IMPACTS: DRY THUNDERSTORMS MAY RESULT IN NUMEROUS NEW STARTS.
  LOW HUMIDITIES...HOT TEMPERATURES...AND DRY THUNDERSTORMS WITH
  GUSTY AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS WILL CREATE EXTREME FIRE
  BEHAVIOR ON EXISTING FIRES AND NEW FIRE STARTS.

* TIMING: THE GREATEST THREAT FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE DURING THE
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS, HOWEVER, STORMS MAY CONTINUE
  OVERNIGHT AS WELL.

* AFFECTED AREA: IN NORTHERN CA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280... 281
  AND 284.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: SISKIYOU.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT EXTREME FIRE CONDITIONS ARE
OCCURRING OR IMMINENT.

&&

$$

ORZ625-020000-
/O.UPG.KMFR.FW.A.0010.150802T2100Z-150803T0800Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.FW.W.0016.150802T1800Z-150803T1200Z/
SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON DESERT INCLUDING THE BLM LAND IN EASTERN
LAKE AND WESTERN HARNEY COUNTIES-
342 AM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SUNDAY TO 5 AM PDT
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SUNDAY TO 5 AM PDT
MONDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS BEEN UPGRADED.

* THUNDERSTORMS: ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH
  SUNDAY MORNING. STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN DRY AND BECOME
  SCATTERED SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS: DRY THUNDERSTORMS MAY RESULT IN NUMEROUS NEW STARTS.
  LOW HUMIDITIES...HOT TEMPERATURES...AND DRY THUNDERSTORMS WITH
  GUSTY AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS WILL CREATE EXTREME FIRE
  BEHAVIOR ON EXISTING FIRES AND NEW FIRE STARTS.

* AFFECTED AREA: IN SOUTH CENTRAL OR...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 625.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: LAKE AND HARNEY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT EXTREME FIRE CONDITIONS ARE
OCCURRING OR IMMINENT.

&&

$$

CAZ285-020000-
/O.UPG.KMFR.FW.A.0010.150802T2100Z-150803T0800Z/
/O.EXB.KMFR.FW.W.0015.150801T2100Z-150803T0600Z/
MODOC COUNTY EXCEPT FOR THE SURPRISE VALLEY-
342 AM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 11 PM
PDT SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 11 PM
PDT SUNDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR SUNDAY HAS BEEN
UPGRADED.

* THUNDERSTORMS: SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED OVER
  MUCH OF FIRE WEATHER ZONE 285 THIS WEEKEND. STORMS MAY BECOME
  ISOLATED AT NIGHT...HOWEVER THEY WILL REMAIN DRY.

* IMPACTS: DRY THUNDERSTORMS MAY RESULT IN NUMEROUS NEW STARTS.
  LOW HUMIDITIES...HOT TEMPERATURES...AND DRY THUNDERSTORMS WITH
  GUSTY AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS WILL CREATE EXTREME FIRE
  BEHAVIOR ON EXISTING FIRES AND NEW FIRE STARTS.

* TIMING: THE GREATEST THREAT FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE DURING THE
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS, HOWEVER, STORMS MAY CONTINUE
  OVERNIGHT AS WELL.

* AFFECTED AREA: IN NORTHERN CA FIRE ZONE....285.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: MODOC.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT EXTREME FIRE CONDITIONS ARE
OCCURRING OR IMMINENT.

&&

$$

ORZ615>617-619-620-020000-
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SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON COAST-UMPQUA BASIN-UMPQUA NATIONAL FOREST-
WESTERN ROGUE RIVER-SISKIYOU NATIONAL FOREST-
WESTERN ROGUE BASIN INCLUDING THE ILLINOIS VALLEY-
342 AM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
11 PM PDT SUNDAY...

THE RED FLAG WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
11 PM PDT SUNDAY.

* THUNDERSTORMS: ISOLATED TO SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE
  POSSIBLE FROM LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.
  THUNDERSTORMS ARE MORE LIKELY TO BE SCATTERED IN THE MOUNTAINS
  WITH ISOLATED STORMS IN THE VALLEYS.

* IMPACTS: DRY THUNDERSTORMS MAY RESULT IN NUMEROUS NEW STARTS.
  LOW HUMIDITIES...HOT TEMPERATURES...AND DRY THUNDERSTORMS WITH
  GUSTY AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS WILL CREATE EXTREME FIRE
  BEHAVIOR ON EXISTING FIRES AND NEW FIRE STARTS.

* TIMING: THE GREATEST THREAT FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE DURING THE
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS, HOWEVER, STORMS MAY CONTINUE
  OVERNIGHT AS WELL.

* AFFECTED AREA: IN SOUTHWEST OR...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 615...
  616...617...619 AND 620.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: COOS...CURRY...DOUGLAS...JOSEPHINE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT EXTREME FIRE CONDITIONS ARE
OCCURRING OR IMMINENT.

&&

$$

WRIGHT

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