Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
906 AM PDT Mon Jun 26 2017

CAZ285-270200-
/O.EXB.KMFR.FW.W.0002.170626T2000Z-170627T0200Z/
Modoc County Except for the Surprise Valley-
906 AM PDT Mon Jun 26 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM PDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 285...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Red Flag
Warning...which is in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 7 PM PDT
this evening.

* Impacts: Strong...gusty wind with low humidity and high fire
  danger will likely contribute to a significant spread of
  existing or new fires.

* Humidity: 10 to 15 percent.

* Winds: West to southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph.

* Affected area:
  In Northern CA...Fire Weather Zone 285.

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

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

&&

$$

CAZ280-270300-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0002.000000T0000Z-170627T0300Z/
Western Klamath National Forest-
906 AM PDT Mon Jun 26 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 280...

* Impacts: Lightning and dry fine fuels will likely result in
  new fire starts. Gusty thunderstorm winds could contribute to
  fire spread. Initial attack resources could be overwhelmed
  and holdover fires are possible.

* Fuels: While heavy fuel moistures may not be conducive to
significant fire growth, finer fuels are dry and may ignite and
carry fire.

* Thunderstorms: Scattered over the mountains... isolated to
scattered over the valleys.

* Timing: Thunderstorm coverage is expected to be greatest in the
afternoon and early evening.

* Affected area:
  In Northern CA...Fire Weather Zone 280.

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

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

$$

ORZ620-622-270300-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0002.000000T0000Z-170627T0300Z/
Western Rogue Basin including the Illinois Valley-
Eastern Rogue Valley-
906 AM PDT Mon Jun 26 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
620 AND 622...

* Impacts: Lightning and dry fine fuels will likely result in
  new fire starts. Gusty thunderstorm winds could contribute to
  fire spread. Initial attack resources could be overwhelmed
  and holdover fires are possible.

* Fuels: While heavy fuel moistures may not be conducive to
significant fire growth, finer fuels are dry and may ignite and
carry fire.

* Thunderstorms: Isolated to scattered.

* Timing: Thunderstorm coverage is expected to be greatest in the
afternoon and into the early evening.

* Affected area:
  In Southwest OR...Fire Weather Zones 620 and 622.

* Counties affected:
  In Southwest OR...Curry...Jackson...Josephine.

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

$$

ORZ621-623-270415-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0002.000000T0000Z-170627T0600Z/
Siskiyou Mountains-Southern Oregon Cascades-
906 AM PDT Mon Jun 26 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
621 AND 623...

* Impacts: Lightning and dry fine fuels will likely result in
  new fire starts. Gusty thunderstorm winds could contribute to
  fire spread. Initial attack resources could be overwhelmed
  and holdover fires are possible.

* Fuels: While heavy fuel moistures may not be conducive to
significant fire growth, finer fuels are dry and may ignite and
carry fire.

* Thunderstorms: Scattered.

* Timing: Thunderstorm coverage is expected to be greatest in the
afternoon and evening.

* Affected area:
  In Southwest OR...Fire Weather Zones 621 and 623.

* Counties affected:
  In Northern CA...Siskiyou.
  In South Central OR...Klamath.
  In Southwest OR...Jackson...Josephine.

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

$$

ORZ624-270415-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0002.000000T0000Z-170627T0600Z/
Klamath Basin and the Fremont-Winema National Forest-
906 AM PDT Mon Jun 26 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 624...

* Impacts: Lightning and dry fine fuels will likely result in new
  fire starts. Strong and gusty thunderstorm winds are possible
  today and could contribute to fire spread. Despite rainfall,
  initial attack resources could be overwhelmed and holdover fires
  are possible.

* Fuels: While heavy fuel moistures may not be conducive to
significant fire growth, finer fuels are dry and may ignite and
carry fire.

* Thunderstorms: There is a slight chance for thunderstorms this
morning then scattered to numerous thunderstorms are expected this
afternoon and evening.

* Affected area:
  In South Central OR...Fire Weather Zone 624.

* Counties affected:
  In South Central OR...Klamath...Lake.

* Wind: West 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph, strongest this
afternoon and evening. Erratic and gusty winds are possible near
thunderstorms today with gusts of around 40 to 50 mph.

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

$$

ORZ625-270415-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0002.170626T1800Z-170627T0600Z/
South Central Oregon Desert including the BLM Land in Eastern Lake
and Western Harney Counties-
906 AM PDT Mon Jun 26 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 625...

* Impacts: Lightning and dry fine fuels will likely result in new
  fire starts. Strong and gusty thunderstorm winds are possible
  today and could contribute to fire spread. Despite rainfall,
  initial attack resources could be overwhelmed and holdover fires
  are possible.

* Fuels: While heavy fuel moistures may not be conducive to
significant fire growth, finer fuels are dry and may ignite and
carry fire.

* Thunderstorms: Scattered.

* Timing: The greatest threat for scattered thunderstorms with
significant lightning will be this afternoon and evening.

* Affected area:
  In South Central OR...Fire Weather Zone 625.

* Counties affected:
  In South Central OR...Harney...Lake.

* Wind: West 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph, strongest
Monday afternoon and evening. Erratic and gusty winds are possible
near thunderstorms today with gusts of around 40 to 50 mph.

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

$$

CAZ281-270300-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0002.170626T1800Z-170627T0300Z/
Central Siskiyou County Including Shasta Valley-
906 AM PDT Mon Jun 26 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 281...

* Impacts: Lightning and dry fine fuels will likely result in
  new fire starts. Gusty thunderstorm winds could contribute to
  fire spread. Initial attack resources could be overwhelmed
  and holdover fires are possible.

* Fuels: While heavy fuel moistures may not be conducive to
significant fire growth, finer fuels are dry and may ignite and
carry fire.

* Thunderstorms: Isolated to scattered.

* Timing: The greatest threat for scattered thunderstorms with
significant lightning will be this afternoon and evening.

* Affected area:
  In Northern CA...Fire Weather Zone 281.

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

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

$$


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