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Fire Weather Watch

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
230 PM PDT Mon Jul 24 2017

...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

CAZ280-251300-
/O.UPG.KMFR.FW.A.0009.170725T1800Z-170726T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.FW.A.0010.170726T1800Z-170727T0600Z/
/O.EXB.KMFR.FW.W.0014.170725T1800Z-170726T0600Z/
Western Klamath National Forest-
230 PM PDT Mon Jul 24 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM PDT TUESDAY FOR
   ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 280...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
   WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON DRY FUELS FOR FIRE
   WEATHER ZONE 280...

* Impacts:  Lightning and high fire danger will likely result in
  new fire starts. Gusty thunderstorm winds could contribute to fire
  spread. Despite rainfall, initial attack resources could be
  overwhelmed and holdover fires are possible.

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

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

* Thunderstorms: Scattered thunderstorms with lightning activity
  level of 3. There will be local wetting rains...but most areas
  will get less than a tenth of an inch of rain with these storms.

* Timing: Scattered thunderstorms may occur Tuesday afternoon and
  evening.

* One less spark, one less wildfire.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are
either occurring now, or will shortly. Lightning strikes with
little or no precipitation combined with dry fuels create
conditions where many fire starts may occur in a short period of
time.

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible Red
Flag Warnings.

&&

$$



Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
230 PM PDT Mon Jul 24 2017

...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

CAZ280-251300-
/O.UPG.KMFR.FW.A.0009.170725T1800Z-170726T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.FW.A.0010.170726T1800Z-170727T0600Z/
/O.EXB.KMFR.FW.W.0014.170725T1800Z-170726T0600Z/
Western Klamath National Forest-
230 PM PDT Mon Jul 24 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM PDT TUESDAY FOR
   ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 280...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
   WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON DRY FUELS FOR FIRE
   WEATHER ZONE 280...

* Impacts:  Lightning and high fire danger will likely result in
  new fire starts. Gusty thunderstorm winds could contribute to fire
  spread. Despite rainfall, initial attack resources could be
  overwhelmed and holdover fires are possible.

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

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

* Thunderstorms: Scattered thunderstorms with lightning activity
  level of 3. There will be local wetting rains...but most areas
  will get less than a tenth of an inch of rain with these storms.

* Timing: Scattered thunderstorms may occur Tuesday afternoon and
  evening.

* One less spark, one less wildfire.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are
either occurring now, or will shortly. Lightning strikes with
little or no precipitation combined with dry fuels create
conditions where many fire starts may occur in a short period of
time.

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible Red
Flag Warnings.

&&

$$



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