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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
1005 AM PDT FRI JUL 31 2015

ORZ615-619-620-622-010515-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.A.0009.150801T2100Z-150802T0600Z/
SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON COAST-WESTERN ROGUE RIVER-
SISKIYOU NATIONAL FOREST-
WESTERN ROGUE BASIN INCLUDING THE ILLINOIS VALLEY-
EASTERN ROGUE VALLEY-
1005 AM PDT FRI JUL 31 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

* THUNDERSTORMS: THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO BE CONFINED TO THE
  CASCADES AND SISKIYOUS TODAY. HOWEVER... ISOLATED TO SCATTERED
  DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE FROM LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON
  THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. THUNDERSTORMS ARE MORE LIKELY TO BE
  SCATTERED IN THE MOUNTAINS WITH ISOLATED STORMS IN THE VALLEYS.

* IMPACTS: DRY THUNDERSTORMS WITH GUSTY AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS
  WILL CREATE ERRATIC FIRE BEHAVIOR AND NEW FIRE STARTS.

* AFFECTED AREA:
  IN SOUTHWEST OR...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 615...619...620 AND 622.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: CURRY...JOSEPHINE...JACKSON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
1005 AM PDT FRI JUL 31 2015

CAZ280-281-284-010515-
/O.EXA.KMFR.FW.W.0014.150731T1800Z-150801T0600Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.A.0009.150801T2100Z-150802T0600Z/
WESTERN KLAMATH NATIONAL FOREST-
CENTRAL SISKIYOU COUNTY INCLUDING SHASTA VALLEY-
SISKIYOU COUNTY FROM THE CASCADE MOUNTAINS EAST AND SOUTH TO MT
SHASTA-
1005 AM PDT FRI JUL 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING.

* THUNDERSTORMS: ISOLATED TO SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING...AND ALSO POSSIBLE FROM LATE SATURDAY
  AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS: DRY THUNDERSTORMS WITH GUSTY AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS
  WILL CREATE ERRATIC FIRE BEHAVIOR AND NEW FIRE STARTS.

* AFFECTED AREA:
  IN NORTHERN CA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280...281 AND 284.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: SISKIYOU.

* WIND: NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH. STRONG
  GUSTY WINDS POSSIBLE WITH THUNDERSTORMS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON EXISTING VERY DRY FUELS COULD CAUSE
NUMEROUS NEW FIRE IGNITIONS. GUSTY AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS COULD
ALSO CREATE EXTREME FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

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