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Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
250 PM PDT SUN AUG 28 2016

CAZ285-ORZ624-625-291400-
/O.UPG.KMFR.FW.A.0016.160829T1900Z-160830T0500Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.FW.W.0017.160829T1900Z-160830T0400Z/
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-
250 PM PDT SUN AUG 28 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM PDT MONDAY FOR
   COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FOR
   FIRE WEATHER ZONES 285...624 AND 625...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM PDT MONDAY. THE
FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA: IN NORTHERN CA FIRE ZONE....285. IN SOUTH
  CENTRAL OR FIRE ZONES...624...625.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: IN NORTHERN CA...MODOC. IN SOUTH CENTRAL
  OR...KLAMATH...LAKE.

* WIND: SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* HUMIDITY: AS LOW AS 5-10 PERCENT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

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