Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
242 PM PDT WED SEP 17 2014

CAZ284-285-ORZ624-625-180400-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0032.000000T0000Z-140918T0400Z/
SISKIYOU COUNTY FROM THE CASCADE MOUNTAINS EAST AND SOUTH TO MT
SHASTA-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-
242 PM PDT WED SEP 17 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 624...625...284 AND 285...

* AFFECTED AREA: FIRE WEATHER ZONES 624...625...284 AND 285.

* WIND...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 TO 45 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...10 TO 20 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
  HUMIDITIES ON CRITICALLY DRY FUELS WILL RESULT IN THE
  POSSIBILITY OF RAPID FIRE GROWTH DURING THIS TIME PERIOD.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/ZYV5.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL CAUSE FIRES TO
SPREAD VERY RAPIDLY.

&&

$$

CAZ281-180400-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0032.000000T0000Z-140918T0400Z/
CENTRAL SISKIYOU COUNTY INCLUDING SHASTA VALLEY-
242 PM PDT WED SEP 17 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FOR
 FIRE WEATHER ZONE 281...

* AFFECTED AREA: FIRE WEATHER ZONE 281.

* WIND...SOUTH 25 TO 35 MPH GUSTING TO 45 TO 55 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...15 T0 20 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
  HUMIDITIES ON CRITICALLY DRY FUELS WILL RESULT IN THE
  POSSIBILITY OF RAPID FIRE GROWTH DURING THIS TIME PERIOD.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/ZYV5.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL CAUSE FIRES TO
SPREAD VERY RAPIDLY.

&&

$$

BTL

VISIT US AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD




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