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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
302 PM PDT SUN JUL 5 2015

CAZ285-ORZ623>625-061215-
/O.EXT.KMFR.FW.A.0006.150706T2100Z-150707T0600Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0007.000000T0000Z-150706T0600Z/
MODOC COUNTY EXCEPT FOR THE SURPRISE VALLEY-
SOUTHERN OREGON CASCADES-KLAMATH BASIN AND THE FREMONT-
WINEMA NATIONAL FOREST-
SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON DESERT INCLUDING THE BLM LAND IN EASTERN
LAKE AND WESTERN HARNEY COUNTIES-
302 PM PDT SUN JUL 5 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
   EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH DRY FUELS FOR FIRE
   WEATHER ZONES 285...623...624 AND 625...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
   MONDAY EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH DRY FUELS FOR FIRE
   WEATHER ZONES 285...623...624 AND 625...

THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA: FIRE WEATHER ZONES 624...285...625 AND 623

* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
  IN NORTHERN CA...FOR SUNDAY...SISKIYOU AND MODOC COUNTIES.
                   FOR MONDAY...MODOC COUNTY ONLY.
  IN SOUTH CENTRAL OR...FOR SUNDAY...SOUTHERN KLAMATH AND LAKE
                   COUNTIES. ONLY THE EXTREME SOUTHEAST CORNER OF
                   ZONE 623 IS AFFECTED.
                   FOR MONDAY...THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF KLAMATH
                   AND LAKE COUNTIES. IN ZONE 623...ONLY THE AREA
                   NEAR CRATER LAKE IS AFFECTED.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE AREA WILL BECOME
  SCATTERED LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. STORMS WILL LIKELY
  PRODUCE ABUNDANT LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS. THUNDERSTORM
  ACTIVITY MAY BECOME SCATTERED OVER THE WATCH AREA MONDAY
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...WIND GUSTS OF 30 TO 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...DRY LIGHTNING WILL BE POSSIBLE OUTSIDE OF THE WET
  CORES. MULTIPLE NEW FIRE STARTS FROM LIGHTNING STRIKES COULD
  POSE A THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY...AND MAY OVERWHELM
  INITIAL ATTACK RESOURCES.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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

&&

$$

VISIT US AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
1252 PM PDT SUN JUL 5 2015

...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE DESCHUTES NATIONAL FOREST MONDAY
AND TUESDAY...

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OFF THE CALIFORNIA COAST WILL SEND MOISTURE
AND ENERGY ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON...AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE DESCHUTES NATIONAL FOREST DURING
THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY.

ORZ611-061700-
/O.NEW.KPDT.FW.A.0005.150706T2200Z-150708T0400Z/
DESCHUTES NATIONAL FOREST - MINUS SISTERS RANGER DISTRICT-
1252 PM PDT SUN JUL 5 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING FOR THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING ABUNDANT LIGHTNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PENDLETON HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN ORZ611...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 611.

* TIMING...THE EXPECTED TIME FOR SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE
  BETWEEN 2 PM AND 8 PM MONDAY AND TUESDAY.

* LIGHTNING ACTIVITY...3.

* PRECIPITATION...SOME STORMS MAY BRING BRIEF HEAVY RAIN WITH
  AMOUNTS UP TO ONE QUARTER OF AN INCH OF RAIN.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

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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