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Fire Weather Watch

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
530 AM PDT TUE SEP 16 2014

CAZ284-285-170030-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.A.0029.140917T1900Z-140918T0400Z/
SISKIYOU COUNTY FROM THE CASCADE MOUNTAINS EAST AND SOUTH TO MT
SHASTA-MODOC COUNTY EXCEPT FOR THE SURPRISE VALLEY-
530 AM PDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
   THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND
   LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 284 AND 285...

* AFFECTED AREA: FIRE WEATHER ZONES 284 AND 285.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS 30 TO 40 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...12 TO 17 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...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
MAY OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG
WARNINGS.

&&

$$

VISIT US AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD

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