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Gale Warning


Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
856 PM PDT Sat Jul 22 2017

Washington and Oregon waters-
Inner waters from  60 nm to 150 nm offshore.
Outer waters from 150 nm to 250 nm offshore.

Seas given as significant wave height, which is the average
height of the highest 1/3 of the waves. Individual waves may be
more than twice the significant wave height.

PZZ815-231800-
Florence, OR to Point St. George between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
856 PM PDT Sat Jul 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas building
to 7 to 13 ft, highest SE.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming 25 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13
ft.
.MON and MON NIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.TUE...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 10 ft.
.WED...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU and THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$


Red Flag Warning


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
250 PM PDT Sat Jul 22 2017

...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED OVER THE AREA BEGINNING SUNDAY
   AFTERNOON...

CAZ285-ORZ617-623-624-231300-
/O.UPG.KMFR.FW.A.0007.170723T2100Z-170724T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.FW.W.0013.170723T2100Z-170724T0600Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.A.0008.170724T1800Z-170725T0600Z/
Modoc County Except for the Surprise Valley-
Umpqua National Forest-Southern Oregon Cascades-
Klamath Basin and the Fremont-Winema National Forest-
250 PM PDT Sat Jul 22 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 11 PM PDT SUNDAY FOR
   ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
   285...617...623 AND 624 INCLUDING MOST OF THE CASCADES...
   THE NORTHERN PORTION OF THE WINEMA NATIONAL FOREST...MOST OF
   THE FREMONT NATIONAL FOREST...AND EASTERN MODOC COUNTY...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING
   THROUGH MONDAY EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH DRY FUELS
   FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 285...617...623 AND 624...INCLUDING
   MOST OF THE AREA FROM THE CASCADES EAST IN OREGON AND MOST
   OF MODOC COUNTY IN NORTHEAST CALIFORNIA...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 2 PM to 11 PM PDT Sunday. A
Fire Weather Watch remains in effect for Monday morning through
Monday evening.

* 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 (Warning): In Northern CA...the Warner Mountains
  and eastern part of Modoc County in Fire Weather Zone 285. In
  South Central OR...most of the Fremont-Winema National Forest in
  Fire Weather Zone 624 except the Klamath Basin. In Southwest
  OR...eastern part of the Umpqua National Forest including
  Toketee in Fire Weather Zone 617...and the Cascade Mountains
  from Highway 140 north including Crater Lake in Fire Weather
  Zone 623. The area covered by the watch includes all of the
  above plus areas to the west of the warning area.

* Counties affected (Warning): In Northern CA...eastern Modoc. In
  South Central OR...northern eastern and western Klamath...
  western Lake. In Southwest OR...eastern Douglas...eastern
  Jackson. The area covered by the watch includes all of the above
  plus areas to the west of the warning area.

* Thunderstorms: Scattered thunderstorms with lightning
  activity level of 3. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is
  expected with these storms.

* 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. Scattered thunderstorms
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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
250 PM PDT Sat Jul 22 2017

...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED OVER THE AREA BEGINNING SUNDAY
   AFTERNOON...

ORZ625-231300-
/O.NEW.KMFR.FW.W.0013.170723T2100Z-170724T0600Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.A.0008.170724T1800Z-170725T0600Z/
South Central Oregon Desert including the BLM Land in Eastern
Lake and Western Harney Counties-
250 PM PDT Sat Jul 22 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 11 PM PDT SUNDAY FOR
   ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH DRY FUELS FOR A SMALL PORTION OF FIRE
   WEATHER ZONE 625 NEAR SILVER LAKE...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING
   THROUGH MONDAY EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH DRY FUELS
   FOR ALL OF FIRE WEATHER ZONE 625...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 2 PM to 11 PM PDT Sunday. A Fire
Weather Watch remains in effect for Monday morning through Monday
evening.

* 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 (Warning): In South Central OR...a small portion
  of Fire Weather Zone 625 near Silver Lake. All of Fire Weather
  Zone 625 is included in the Watch.

* Counties affected (Warning): In South Central OR...western
  Lake. The Watch area includes almost all of Lake County and
  portions of western Harney.

* Thunderstorms: Scattered thunderstorms with lightning
  activity level of 3. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is
  expected with these storms.

* 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. Scattered thunderstorms
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.

&&

$$


Small Craft Advisory For Rough Bar


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
842 PM PDT SAT JUL 22 2017

PZZ210-231145-
/O.CON.KPQR.RB.Y.0123.170723T1000Z-170723T1400Z/
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
842 PM PDT SAT JUL 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM
TO 7 AM PDT SUNDAY...

* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS...3 TO 5 FT.

* EBB...AROUND 515 AM SUNDAY MORNING. SEAS TO 7 FT WITH BREAKERS
  LIKELY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR MEANS THAT WAVE CONDITIONS
ARE EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT IN OR NEAR HARBOR
ENTRANCES.

&&

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
842 PM PDT SAT JUL 22 2017

PZZ255-275-231145-
/O.CON.KPQR.SC.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-170724T1300Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
842 PM PDT SAT JUL 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PDT MONDAY...

* WINDS...N TO NW 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT TONIGHT AND
  SUNDAY AND PERSISTING INTO SUNDAY NIGHT. A FEW GUSTS TO 35 KT
  WILL BE POSSIBLE NEAR CAPES.

* SEAS...PRIMARILY WIND-DRIVEN SEAS WILL BECOME VERY STEEP AND
  HAZARDOUS AS WINDS INCREASE. COMBINED SEAS WILL BUILD TO 5 TO
  7 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD NEAR 6 SECONDS TONIGHT, THEN
  CONTINUE BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD AROUND
  8 SECONDS SUNDAY, PERSISTING INTO SUNDAY NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
842 PM PDT SAT JUL 22 2017

PZZ250-270-231145-
/O.CON.KPQR.SC.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-170724T1300Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-
WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR FROM 10 TO
60 NM-
842 PM PDT SAT JUL 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PDT MONDAY...

* WINDS...N TO NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT TONIGHT,
  INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT SUNDAY AND
  SUNDAY NIGHT.

* SEAS...PRIMARILY WIND-DRIVEN SEAS WILL BECOME VERY STEEP AND
  HAZARDOUS AS WINDS INCREASE. COMBINED SEAS WILL BUILD TO 5 TO 7
  FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD NEAR 6 SECONDS BY LATE TONIGHT, THEN
  CONTINUE BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD AROUND 8
  SECONDS SUNDAY, PERSISTING INTO SUNDAY NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PORTLAND

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
236 PM PDT SAT JUL 22 2017

PZZ170-173-176-230545-
/O.NEW.KSEW.SC.Y.0182.170723T1300Z-170724T1300Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO 60 NM-
236 PM PDT SAT JUL 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO 6 AM PDT
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO 6 AM PDT MONDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS ARE
EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS
SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
209 PM PDT SAT JUL 22 2017

PZZ370-231015-
/O.CON.KMFR.SC.Y.0068.170723T0000Z-170723T1200Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.SE.W.0050.170723T1200Z-170725T0600Z/
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
209 PM PDT SAT JUL 22 2017

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM SUNDAY TO
11 PM PDT MONDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 20 KT TODAY...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT
  SUNDAY AND MONDAY.

* SEAS...STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN AT 6 TO 8 FEET THIS EVENING...
  BECOMING VERY STEEP AND HAZARDOUS AT 9 TO 12 FEET SUNDAY AND
  MONDAY.

* AREAS AFFECTED...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL IMPACT ALL
  AREAS THROUGH TONIGHT...THEN VERY STEEP AND HAZARDOUS SEAS ARE
  EXPECTED IN ALL AREAS BY EARLY SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY.


* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTPS://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MFR/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING MEANS VERY STEEP AND HAZARDOUS SEA
CONDITIONS ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. RECREATIONAL BOATERS SHOULD
REMAIN IN PORT, OR TAKE SHELTER UNTIL WAVES SUBSIDE.  COMMERCIAL
VESSELS SHOULD PREPARE FOR ROUGH SEAS AND CONSIDER REMAINING IN
PORT OR TAKING SHELTER IN PORT UNTIL HAZARDOUS SEAS SUBSIDE.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS AND SEAS WILL CREATE A
POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALLER VESSELS AND INEXPERIENCED MARINERS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
209 PM PDT SAT JUL 22 2017

PZZ350-231015-
/O.CON.KMFR.SC.Y.0068.170723T0000Z-170725T0600Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.SE.W.0050.170723T1200Z-170725T0600Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
209 PM PDT SAT JUL 22 2017

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM SUNDAY TO
11 PM PDT MONDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS.

* SEAS...STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN AT 4 TO 7 FEET TODAY... BECOMING
  VERY STEEP AND HAZARDOUS AT 8 TO 11 FEET SUNDAY INTO MONDAY.

* AREAS AFFECTED...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED IN
  ALL AREAS THROUGH TONIGHT...WITH VERY STEEP AND HAZARDOUS SEAS
  IMPACTING ALL AREAS BEYOND 2 NM FROM SHORE EARLY SUNDAY MORNING
  THROUGH MONDAY.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTPS://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MFR/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING MEANS VERY STEEP AND HAZARDOUS SEA
CONDITIONS ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. RECREATIONAL BOATERS SHOULD
REMAIN IN PORT, OR TAKE SHELTER UNTIL WAVES SUBSIDE.  COMMERCIAL
VESSELS SHOULD PREPARE FOR ROUGH SEAS AND CONSIDER REMAINING IN
PORT OR TAKING SHELTER IN PORT UNTIL HAZARDOUS SEAS SUBSIDE.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS AND SEAS WILL CREATE A
POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALLER VESSELS AND INEXPERIENCED MARINERS.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD


Hazardous Seas Warning


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
209 PM PDT SAT JUL 22 2017

PZZ350-231015-
/O.CON.KMFR.SC.Y.0068.170723T0000Z-170725T0600Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.SE.W.0050.170723T1200Z-170725T0600Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
209 PM PDT SAT JUL 22 2017

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM SUNDAY TO
11 PM PDT MONDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS.

* SEAS...STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN AT 4 TO 7 FEET TODAY... BECOMING
  VERY STEEP AND HAZARDOUS AT 8 TO 11 FEET SUNDAY INTO MONDAY.

* AREAS AFFECTED...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED IN
  ALL AREAS THROUGH TONIGHT...WITH VERY STEEP AND HAZARDOUS SEAS
  IMPACTING ALL AREAS BEYOND 2 NM FROM SHORE EARLY SUNDAY MORNING
  THROUGH MONDAY.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTPS://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MFR/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING MEANS VERY STEEP AND HAZARDOUS SEA
CONDITIONS ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. RECREATIONAL BOATERS SHOULD
REMAIN IN PORT, OR TAKE SHELTER UNTIL WAVES SUBSIDE.  COMMERCIAL
VESSELS SHOULD PREPARE FOR ROUGH SEAS AND CONSIDER REMAINING IN
PORT OR TAKING SHELTER IN PORT UNTIL HAZARDOUS SEAS SUBSIDE.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS AND SEAS WILL CREATE A
POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALLER VESSELS AND INEXPERIENCED MARINERS.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
209 PM PDT SAT JUL 22 2017

PZZ370-231015-
/O.CON.KMFR.SC.Y.0068.170723T0000Z-170723T1200Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.SE.W.0050.170723T1200Z-170725T0600Z/
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
209 PM PDT SAT JUL 22 2017

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM SUNDAY TO
11 PM PDT MONDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 20 KT TODAY...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT
  SUNDAY AND MONDAY.

* SEAS...STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN AT 6 TO 8 FEET THIS EVENING...
  BECOMING VERY STEEP AND HAZARDOUS AT 9 TO 12 FEET SUNDAY AND
  MONDAY.

* AREAS AFFECTED...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL IMPACT ALL
  AREAS THROUGH TONIGHT...THEN VERY STEEP AND HAZARDOUS SEAS ARE
  EXPECTED IN ALL AREAS BY EARLY SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY.


* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTPS://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MFR/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING MEANS VERY STEEP AND HAZARDOUS SEA
CONDITIONS ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. RECREATIONAL BOATERS SHOULD
REMAIN IN PORT, OR TAKE SHELTER UNTIL WAVES SUBSIDE.  COMMERCIAL
VESSELS SHOULD PREPARE FOR ROUGH SEAS AND CONSIDER REMAINING IN
PORT OR TAKING SHELTER IN PORT UNTIL HAZARDOUS SEAS SUBSIDE.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS AND SEAS WILL CREATE A
POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALLER VESSELS AND INEXPERIENCED MARINERS.

&&

$$


Fire Weather Watch


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
250 PM PDT Sat Jul 22 2017

...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED OVER THE AREA BEGINNING SUNDAY
   AFTERNOON...

CAZ285-ORZ617-623-624-231300-
/O.UPG.KMFR.FW.A.0007.170723T2100Z-170724T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.FW.W.0013.170723T2100Z-170724T0600Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.A.0008.170724T1800Z-170725T0600Z/
Modoc County Except for the Surprise Valley-
Umpqua National Forest-Southern Oregon Cascades-
Klamath Basin and the Fremont-Winema National Forest-
250 PM PDT Sat Jul 22 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 11 PM PDT SUNDAY FOR
   ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
   285...617...623 AND 624 INCLUDING MOST OF THE CASCADES...
   THE NORTHERN PORTION OF THE WINEMA NATIONAL FOREST...MOST OF
   THE FREMONT NATIONAL FOREST...AND EASTERN MODOC COUNTY...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING
   THROUGH MONDAY EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH DRY FUELS
   FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 285...617...623 AND 624...INCLUDING
   MOST OF THE AREA FROM THE CASCADES EAST IN OREGON AND MOST
   OF MODOC COUNTY IN NORTHEAST CALIFORNIA...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 2 PM to 11 PM PDT Sunday. A
Fire Weather Watch remains in effect for Monday morning through
Monday evening.

* 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 (Warning): In Northern CA...the Warner Mountains
  and eastern part of Modoc County in Fire Weather Zone 285. In
  South Central OR...most of the Fremont-Winema National Forest in
  Fire Weather Zone 624 except the Klamath Basin. In Southwest
  OR...eastern part of the Umpqua National Forest including
  Toketee in Fire Weather Zone 617...and the Cascade Mountains
  from Highway 140 north including Crater Lake in Fire Weather
  Zone 623. The area covered by the watch includes all of the
  above plus areas to the west of the warning area.

* Counties affected (Warning): In Northern CA...eastern Modoc. In
  South Central OR...northern eastern and western Klamath...
  western Lake. In Southwest OR...eastern Douglas...eastern
  Jackson. The area covered by the watch includes all of the above
  plus areas to the west of the warning area.

* Thunderstorms: Scattered thunderstorms with lightning
  activity level of 3. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is
  expected with these storms.

* 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. Scattered thunderstorms
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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
250 PM PDT Sat Jul 22 2017

...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED OVER THE AREA BEGINNING SUNDAY
   AFTERNOON...

ORZ625-231300-
/O.NEW.KMFR.FW.W.0013.170723T2100Z-170724T0600Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.A.0008.170724T1800Z-170725T0600Z/
South Central Oregon Desert including the BLM Land in Eastern
Lake and Western Harney Counties-
250 PM PDT Sat Jul 22 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 11 PM PDT SUNDAY FOR
   ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH DRY FUELS FOR A SMALL PORTION OF FIRE
   WEATHER ZONE 625 NEAR SILVER LAKE...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING
   THROUGH MONDAY EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH DRY FUELS
   FOR ALL OF FIRE WEATHER ZONE 625...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 2 PM to 11 PM PDT Sunday. A Fire
Weather Watch remains in effect for Monday morning through Monday
evening.

* 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 (Warning): In South Central OR...a small portion
  of Fire Weather Zone 625 near Silver Lake. All of Fire Weather
  Zone 625 is included in the Watch.

* Counties affected (Warning): In South Central OR...western
  Lake. The Watch area includes almost all of Lake County and
  portions of western Harney.

* Thunderstorms: Scattered thunderstorms with lightning
  activity level of 3. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is
  expected with these storms.

* 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. Scattered thunderstorms
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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