Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
1046 AM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

...STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY EXPECTED ACROSS NORTHERN
CALIFORNIA AND PARTS OF SOUTHERN OREGON TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY...

CAZ282-221900-
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SHASTA-TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST IN SISKIYOU COUNTY-
1046 AM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS CANCELLED FOR THE COMBINATION OF STRONG
WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 282...

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

* AFFECTED AREA: FIRE ZONE 282

$$

CAZ281-284-231200-
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CENTRAL SISKIYOU COUNTY INCLUDING SHASTA VALLEY-
SISKIYOU COUNTY FROM THE CASCADE MOUNTAINS EAST AND SOUTH TO MT
SHASTA-
1046 AM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM PDT TUESDAY FOR
THE COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 281 AND 284...

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 11 PM PDT TUESDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA: FIRE WEATHER ZONES 281 AND 284.

* WIND: SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH. IN THE SHASTA
  VALLEY: SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH...STRONGEST
  WINDS WILL BE IN THE WEED AREA.

* MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY: 15 TO 20 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS: THE COMBINATION OF STRONG, GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
  HUMIDITIES ON CRITICALLY DRY FUELS WILL PROVIDE AN ENVIRONMENT
  FOR RAPID FIRE SPREAD.

* 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. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

CAZ285-ORZ624-625-231200-
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MODOC COUNTY EXCEPT FOR THE SURPRISE VALLEY-
KLAMATH BASIN AND THE FREMONT-WINEMA NATIONAL FOREST-
SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON DESERT INCLUDING THE BLM LAND IN EASTERN
LAKE AND WESTERN HARNEY COUNTIES-
1046 AM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TUESDAY TO 11 PM PDT
WEDNESDAY FOR THE COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 285...624 AND 625...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS UPGRADED THE FIRE
WEATHER WATCH TO A RED FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11
AM TUESDAY TO 11 PM PDT WEDNESDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA: FIRE WEATHER ZONES 285...624 AND 625.

* WIND: SOUTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY: 12 TO 20 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS: THE COMBINATION OF STRONG, GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
  HUMIDITIES ON CRITICALLY DRY FUELS WILL PROVIDE AN ENVIRONMENT
  FOR RAPID FIRE SPREAD.

* 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. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

SPILDE

VISIT US AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD





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