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Red Flag Warning

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.

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.

&&

$$



Heat Advisory

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

CAZ080-081-012300-
/O.CON.KMFR.HT.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-150802T0600Z/
WESTERN SISKIYOU COUNTY-CENTRAL SISKIYOU COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ETNA...FORT JONES...GREENVIEW...YREKA...
WEED
255 AM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING.

* TEMPERATURE: HIGHS OF 95 TO 105 DEGREES TODAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: ETNA...FORT JONES...GREENVIEW...YREKA...
  WEED.

* IMPACTS: THERE IS AN ELEVATED RISK OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND
  HEAT STROKE. THOSE WHO ARE ELDERLY...SICK...OR YOUNG ARE
  MORE SUSCEPTIBLE TO HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* DO NOT LEAVE PETS OR CHILDREN IN AUTOMOBILES FOR ANY LENGTH OF
  TIME.

* USE CAUTION NEAR AREA RIVERS...WHICH ARE COLD AND CAN HAVE
  STRONG CURRENTS...AND BE SURE TO WEAR A LIFE JACKET.

* DRINK PLENTY OF WATER AND SEEK SHADE.

* TAKE PLENTY OF REST BREAKS.

&&

$$

BTL




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