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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
348 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...DRY AND UNSTABLE AIR MASS ABOVE 2000 FEET THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.A VERY DRY AND SOMEWHAT UNSTABLE MID-LEVEL AIR MASS WILL PROVIDE
AN ENVIRONMENT THAT SUPPORTS ACTIVE FIRE BEHAVIOR.

WAZ652-658-659-661-020500-
/O.CON.KSEW.FW.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150802T0500Z/
WEST PORTION OF THE OLYMPIC MOUNTAINS-NORTH CASCADES-
CENTRAL CASCADES-EAST PORTION OF THE OLYMPIC MOUNTAINS-
348 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PDT THIS
EVENING FOR A DRY AND UNSTABLE AIR MASS ABOVE 2000 FEET ELEVATION
IN FIRE WEATHER ZONES 652...658...659 AND 661...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 652...658...659 AND 661.
  THIS INCLUDES THE OLYMPIC MOUNTAINS AND THE CASCADES WEST OF
  THE CREST. THIS WARNING IS TARGETED TO LOCATIONS ABOVE 2000
  FEET ELEVATION.

* HAINES...MID-LEVEL AND HIGH-LEVEL HAINES 5. THIS INDICATES A
  VERY DRY AND SOMEWHAT UNSTABLE AIR MASS.

* TEMPERATURES...AROUND 15 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL FOR THIS TIME
  OF YEAR.

* HUMIDITY...BELOW 25 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A DRY AND UNSTABLE
AIR MASS WITH WARM TEMPERATURES CAN CONTRIBUTE TO ACTIVE FIRE
BEHAVIOR. IN WESTERN WASHINGTON...SIGNIFICANT GROWTH ON EXISTING
FIRES HAS HISTORICALLY TAKEN PLACE UNDER SUCH CONDITIONS.

ONCE THE RED FLAG WARNING EXPIRES...BACKGROUND FIRE DANGER DUE TO
DRY FUELS WILL REMAIN. HOWEVER...THE WEATHER WILL BE LESS OF AN
AGGRAVATING FACTOR.

&&

$$

HANER


WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SEATTLE

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
328 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...HOT...DRY...AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS CONTINUE TODAY OVER THE
CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF OREGON AND THE LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN...

.HOT...DRY...AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TODAY WITH A
HIGH LEVEL HAINES INDEX OF 6 ACROSS THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF
OREGON THROUGH THE EVENING. HIGH LEVEL HAINES INDEX OF 6 ALSO
OVER THE LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN THROUGH THE EVENING. THE MAIN FIRE
CONCERNS WITH THE HAINES THREAT WOULD BE THE WEST FORK AND CORNER
CREEK FIRE IN OREGON AND THE BLUE CREEK FIRE IN WASHINGTON.

ORZ639-640-642-WAZ639-641-643-020500-
/O.CON.KPDT.FW.W.0011.000000T0000Z-150802T0500Z/
EAST SLOPES OF THE NORTHERN OREGON CASCADES-
CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
SOUTHERN BLUE AND STRAWBERRY MOUNTAINS-
EAST SLOPES OF THE SOUTHERN WASHINGTON CASCADES-
LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF WASHINGTON-BLUE MOUNTAINS OF WASHINGTON-
328 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PDT THIS
EVENING FOR VERY HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
WA639...OR639...OR640... WA641...OR642...AND WA643...

* AFFECTED AREA...OR/WA639...OR640...WA641...OR642...AND WA643.

* TIMING...HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EVENING.

* WIND...NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...5-15 PERCENT.

* HAINES...5/6.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  CORNER CREEK...WEST FORK...AND BLUE CREEK FIRE SHOULD BE
  PREPARED FOR EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT
  RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
319 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED TO BRING ABUNDANT LIGHTNING...

.LOW PRESSURE APPROACHING FROM THE SOUTHWEST IS BRINGING
INSTABILITY TO THE REGION. AT THE SAME TIME MONSOONAL MOISTURE IS
BEING PULLED IN FROM THE SOUTH. THIS COMBINATION WILL CREATE A
RIPE ENVIRONMENT FOR THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT AND THE POTENTIAL
FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING. PEAK ACTIVITY IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR DURING
THE HOTTEST PORTION OF THE DAY...MID AFTERNOON TODAY THROUGH EARLY
EVENING...AND AGAIN ON SUNDAY. THUNDERSTORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO
PRODUCE SIGNIFICANT WETTING RAINS. LOCALLY GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
ARE POSSIBLE.

CAZ203-204-283-020630-
/O.NEW.KEKA.FW.A.0005.150802T2000Z-150803T0400Z/
/O.CON.KEKA.FW.W.0009.000000T0000Z-150802T0400Z/
UPPER SMITH...INLAND PORTION OF THE SMITH RIVER DRAINAGE WITHIN
THE SIX RIVERS NF.-
LOWER MIDDLE KLAMATH...INLAND PORTION OF THE KLAMATH RIVER
DRAINAGE WITHIN THE SIX RIVERS NATIONAL FOREST AND THE UKONOM
DISTRICT OF THE KLAMATH NATIONAL FOREST.-
TRINITY...WESTERN PORTION OF THE SHASTA TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST.-
319 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
203...204...AND 283...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING FOR THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 203...204...AND 283...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EUREKA HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 203...204...AND NORTHERN
  PORTIONS OF ZONE 283.

* THUNDERSTORMS...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS FROM MID AFTERNOON
  TODAY THROUGH EARLY EVENING...AND AGAIN ON SUNDAY ARE EXPECTED
  TO PRODUCE ABUNDANT LIGHTNING.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...GUSTS TO 30 MPH POSSIBLE IN AND NEAR
  THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
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.

&&

$$


HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/EUREKA

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
312 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.AN UPPER TROUGH WILL REMAIN OFFSHORE AND CONTINUE TO PUMP MID
LEVEL MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY OVER OUR AREA THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING. THERE WILL BE SEVERAL DISTURBANCES MOVING OVER THE AREA AS
WELL AND THE LOW LEVELS ARE STILL VERY DRY, SO MOST BUT THE
STRONGEST STORMS WILL LIKELY PRODUCE ONLY LIGHT RAIN. ALL OF THIS
WILL RESULT IN A PERSISTENT CHANCE FOR MOSTLY DRY THUNDERSTORMS
OVER MUCH OF OUR AREA THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. STORMS BECOME WETTER
SUNDAY EVENING AND MONDAY. THE GREATEST THREAT FOR STORMS WILL BE
DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS...HOWEVER...STORMS MAY
CONTINUE OVERNIGHT IN MANY LOCATIONS.

ORZ625-021415-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0016.150802T1800Z-150803T1200Z/
SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON DESERT INCLUDING THE BLM LAND IN EASTERN LAKE
AND WESTERN HARNEY COUNTIES-
312 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SUNDAY TO 5 AM
PDT MONDAY...

* THUNDERSTORMS: ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH
  SUNDAY MORNING. STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN DRY AND BECOME
  SCATTERED SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS: INCREASING THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL CREATE ERRATIC
  FIRE BEHAVIOR.

* AFFECTED AREA:
  IN SOUTH CENTRAL OR...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 625.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: LAKE AND HARNEY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT EXTREME FIRE CONDITIONS ARE
OCCURRING OR IMMINENT.

&&

$$

VISIT US AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
312 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.AN UPPER TROUGH WILL REMAIN OFFSHORE AND CONTINUE TO PUMP MID
LEVEL MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY OVER OUR AREA THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING. THERE WILL BE SEVERAL DISTURBANCES MOVING OVER THE AREA AS
WELL AND THE LOW LEVELS ARE STILL VERY DRY, SO MOST BUT THE
STRONGEST STORMS WILL LIKELY PRODUCE ONLY LIGHT RAIN. ALL OF THIS
WILL RESULT IN A PERSISTENT CHANCE FOR MOSTLY DRY THUNDERSTORMS
OVER MUCH OF OUR AREA THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. STORMS BECOME WETTER
SUNDAY EVENING AND MONDAY. THE GREATEST THREAT FOR STORMS WILL BE
DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS...HOWEVER...STORMS MAY
CONTINUE OVERNIGHT IN MANY LOCATIONS.

CAZ285-021415-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0015.000000T0000Z-150803T0600Z/
MODOC COUNTY EXCEPT FOR THE SURPRISE VALLEY-
312 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT SUNDAY...

* THUNDERSTORMS: SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED OVER
  MUCH OF FIRE WEATHER ZONE 285 THIS WEEKEND. STORMS MAY BECOME
  ISOLATED AT NIGHT...HOWEVER THEY WILL REMAIN DRY.

* IMPACTS: INCREASING THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL CREATE ERRATIC
  FIRE BEHAVIOR.

* TIMING: THE GREATEST THREAT FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE DURING
  THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS... HOWEVER... STORMS MAY
  CONTINUE OVERNIGHT AS WELL.

* AFFECTED AREA:
  IN NORTHERN CA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 285.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: MODOC.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT EXTREME FIRE CONDITIONS ARE
OCCURRING OR IMMINENT.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
312 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.AN UPPER TROUGH WILL REMAIN OFFSHORE AND CONTINUE TO PUMP MID
LEVEL MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY OVER OUR AREA THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING. THERE WILL BE SEVERAL DISTURBANCES MOVING OVER THE AREA AS
WELL AND THE LOW LEVELS ARE STILL VERY DRY, SO MOST BUT THE
STRONGEST STORMS WILL LIKELY PRODUCE ONLY LIGHT RAIN. ALL OF THIS
WILL RESULT IN A PERSISTENT CHANCE FOR MOSTLY DRY THUNDERSTORMS
OVER MUCH OF OUR AREA THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. STORMS BECOME WETTER
SUNDAY EVENING AND MONDAY. THE GREATEST THREAT FOR STORMS WILL BE
DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS...HOWEVER...STORMS MAY
CONTINUE OVERNIGHT IN MANY LOCATIONS.

ORZ615>617-619-620-622-021415-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0015.000000T0000Z-150803T0600Z/
SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON COAST-UMPQUA BASIN-UMPQUA NATIONAL FOREST-
WESTERN ROGUE RIVER-SISKIYOU NATIONAL FOREST-
WESTERN ROGUE BASIN INCLUDING THE ILLINOIS VALLEY-
EASTERN ROGUE VALLEY-
312 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT SUNDAY...

* THUNDERSTORMS: SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED OVER
  THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF FIRE WEATHER ZONE 622 THIS WEEKEND WITH
  ISOLATED STORMS OVER THE VALLEYS. WHILE STORMS MAY DECREASE IN
  COVERAGE AT NIGHT... THEY WILL REMAIN DRY.

* IMPACTS: INCREASING THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL CREATE ERRATIC
  FIRE BEHAVIOR.

* TIMING: THE GREATEST THREAT FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE DURING
  THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS... HOWEVER... STORMS MAY
  CONTINUE OVERNIGHT AS WELL.

* AFFECTED AREA:
  IN  FIRE ZONE....616.
  IN SOUTHWEST OR FIRE ZONES...615...617...619...620...622.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: JACKSON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT EXTREME FIRE CONDITIONS ARE
OCCURRING OR IMMINENT.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
312 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.AN UPPER TROUGH WILL REMAIN OFFSHORE AND CONTINUE TO PUMP MID
LEVEL MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY OVER OUR AREA THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING. THERE WILL BE SEVERAL DISTURBANCES MOVING OVER THE AREA AS
WELL AND THE LOW LEVELS ARE STILL VERY DRY, SO MOST BUT THE
STRONGEST STORMS WILL LIKELY PRODUCE ONLY LIGHT RAIN. ALL OF THIS
WILL RESULT IN A PERSISTENT CHANCE FOR MOSTLY DRY THUNDERSTORMS
OVER MUCH OF OUR AREA THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. STORMS BECOME WETTER
SUNDAY EVENING AND MONDAY. THE GREATEST THREAT FOR STORMS WILL BE
DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS...HOWEVER...STORMS MAY
CONTINUE OVERNIGHT IN MANY LOCATIONS.

ORZ621-623-021415-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0015.000000T0000Z-150803T0600Z/
SISKIYOU MOUNTAINS-SOUTHERN OREGON CASCADES-
312 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT SUNDAY...

* THUNDERSTORMS: SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED OVER
  MUCH OF FIRE WEATHER ZONES 621 AND 623 THIS WEEKEND. STORMS MAY
  BECOME ISOLATED AT NIGHT...HOWEVER THEY WILL REMAIN DRY.

* IMPACTS: INCREASING THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL CREATE ERRATIC
  FIRE BEHAVIOR.

* TIMING: THE GREATEST THREAT FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE DURING
  THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS... HOWEVER... STORMS MAY
  CONTINUE OVERNIGHT AS WELL.

* AFFECTED AREA:
  IN SOUTHWEST OR...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 621 AND 623.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: JOSEPHINE...JACKSON...KLAMATH...SISKIYOU.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT EXTREME FIRE CONDITIONS ARE
OCCURRING OR IMMINENT.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
312 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.AN UPPER TROUGH WILL REMAIN OFFSHORE AND CONTINUE TO PUMP MID
LEVEL MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY OVER OUR AREA THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING. THERE WILL BE SEVERAL DISTURBANCES MOVING OVER THE AREA AS
WELL AND THE LOW LEVELS ARE STILL VERY DRY, SO MOST BUT THE
STRONGEST STORMS WILL LIKELY PRODUCE ONLY LIGHT RAIN. ALL OF THIS
WILL RESULT IN A PERSISTENT CHANCE FOR MOSTLY DRY THUNDERSTORMS
OVER MUCH OF OUR AREA THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. STORMS BECOME WETTER
SUNDAY EVENING AND MONDAY. THE GREATEST THREAT FOR STORMS WILL BE
DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS...HOWEVER...STORMS MAY
CONTINUE OVERNIGHT IN MANY LOCATIONS.

ORZ624-021415-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0015.000000T0000Z-150803T1200Z/
KLAMATH BASIN AND THE FREMONT-WINEMA NATIONAL FOREST-
312 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT MONDAY...

* THUNDERSTORMS: SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED OVER
  MUCH OF FIRE WEATHER ZONE 624 THIS WEEKEND. STORMS MAY BECOME
  ISOLATED AT NIGHT...HOWEVER THEY WILL REMAIN DRY.

* IMPACTS: INCREASING THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL CREATE ERRATIC
  FIRE BEHAVIOR.

* TIMING: THE GREATEST THREAT FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE DURING
  THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS... HOWEVER... STORMS MAY
  CONTINUE OVERNIGHT AS WELL.

* AFFECTED AREA:
  IN SOUTH CENTRAL OR...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 624.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: KLAMATH...LAKE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT EXTREME FIRE CONDITIONS ARE
OCCURRING OR IMMINENT.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
312 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.AN UPPER TROUGH WILL REMAIN OFFSHORE AND CONTINUE TO PUMP MID
LEVEL MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY OVER OUR AREA THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING. THERE WILL BE SEVERAL DISTURBANCES MOVING OVER THE AREA AS
WELL AND THE LOW LEVELS ARE STILL VERY DRY, SO MOST BUT THE
STRONGEST STORMS WILL LIKELY PRODUCE ONLY LIGHT RAIN. ALL OF THIS
WILL RESULT IN A PERSISTENT CHANCE FOR MOSTLY DRY THUNDERSTORMS
OVER MUCH OF OUR AREA THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. STORMS BECOME WETTER
SUNDAY EVENING AND MONDAY. THE GREATEST THREAT FOR STORMS WILL BE
DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS...HOWEVER...STORMS MAY
CONTINUE OVERNIGHT IN MANY LOCATIONS.

CAZ280-281-284-021415-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0015.000000T0000Z-150803T0600Z/
WESTERN KLAMATH NATIONAL FOREST-
CENTRAL SISKIYOU COUNTY INCLUDING SHASTA VALLEY-
SISKIYOU COUNTY FROM THE CASCADE MOUNTAINS EAST AND SOUTH TO MT
SHASTA-
312 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT SUNDAY...

* THUNDERSTORMS: SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED OVER
  MUCH OF FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280... 281... AND 284 THIS WEEKEND.
  STORMS MAY BECOME ISOLATED AT NIGHT...HOWEVER THEY WILL REMAIN
  DRY.

* IMPACTS: INCREASING THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL CREATE ERRATIC
  FIRE BEHAVIOR.

* TIMING: THE GREATEST THREAT FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE DURING
  THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS... HOWEVER... STORMS MAY
  CONTINUE OVERNIGHT AS WELL.

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

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: SISKIYOU.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT EXTREME FIRE CONDITIONS ARE
OCCURRING OR IMMINENT.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
309 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

ORZ602>608-WAZ602-604-660-020500-
/O.CON.KPQR.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150802T0500Z/
NORTH OREGON COAST RANGE-
EAST SLOPES OF THE CENTRAL OREGON COAST RANGE-WILLAMETTE VALLEY-
NORTH OREGON CASCADE FOOTHILLS-CENTRAL OREGON CASCADE FOOTHILLS-
MT. HOOD NATIONAL FOREST WEST OF CASCADE CREST-
WILLAMETTE NATIONAL FOREST-EAST WILLAPA HILLS-
CLARK COUNTY LOWLANDS-
EXTREME SOUTH WASHINGTON CASCADES AND FOOTHILLS-
309 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PDT THIS
EVENING FOR HOT...DRY...UNSTABLE CONDITIONS COMBINED WITH
CRITICALLY DRY FUELS FOR OREGON FIRE WEATHER ZONES 602...603...
604...605...606...607...608...AND WASHINGTON FIRE WEATHER ZONES
602...604 AND 660...

* AFFECTED ZONES...IN OREGON...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 602...603...
  604...605...606...607 AND 608. IN WASHINGTON...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONES 602...604 AND 660.

* AFFECTED AREAS...THIS INCLUDES THE GIFFORD PINCHOT NATIONAL
  FOREST...MT HOOD NATIONAL FOREST WEST OF THE CASCADE CREST...
  THE WILLAMETTE NATIONAL FOREST...PORTIONS OF THE SIUSLAW
  NATIONAL FOREST...THE WILLAMETTE VALLEY AND ADJACENT
  FOOTHILLS...AS WELL AS THE CLARK COUNTY LOWLANDS. ODF...BLM...
  AND WASHINGTON DNR LANDS ARE INCLUDED AS WELL.

* TIMING...THROUGH LATE THIS EVENING.

* STABILITY...MID AND HIGH LEVEL HAINES 5 TO 6 AT
  TIMES...ESPECIALLY IN THE NORTH HALF OF THE FORECAST AREA. VERY
  UNSTABLE CONDITIONS COULD PROMOTE COLUMN GROWTH TO 10 TO 12
  THOUSAND FEET MSL OR GREATER UNDER INTENSE BURNING CONDITIONS.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...HUMIDITY VALUES GENERALLY 12 TO 22 PERCENT
  THROUGH EARLY EVENING. VALUES SLOWLY RISING TO 25 TO 35 PERCENT
  BY LATE EVENING IN THE LOWLANDS...BUT AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT ON
  RIDGES.

* WIND...GUSTY AFTERNOON AND EVENING WIND THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
  LATE THIS EVENING. SUSTAINED NORTH TO NORTHWEST WIND 6 TO 12 MPH
  WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH EXPECTED FOR EXPOSED AREAS.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF AN HOT...DRY...AND UNSTABLE
  ENVIRONMENT...GUSTY WINDS...AND EXTREMELY VERY DRY FUELS MAY
  RESULT IN RAPID GROWTH OF NEW OR EXISTING FIRES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF THE
ABOVE CONDITIONS CAN CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/PORTLAND (ALL LOWER CASE)

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
246 PM MDT SAT AUG 1 2015

MTZ112>115-117-020300-
/O.CON.KTFX.FW.W.0006.000000T0000Z-150802T0300Z/
EASTERN GLACIER/TOOLE/CENTRAL/EASTERN PONDERA/LIBERTY-
HILL AND BLAINE COUNTIES-
LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST ROCKY MOUNTAIN DISTRICT-
ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-CHOUTEAU AND FERGUS COUNTIES-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL FOREST AREAS-
246 PM MDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR EXTREMELY LOW HUMIDITY AND BREEZY WINDS AND ALSO HOT
TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HAINES INDEX FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 112...
113... 114...115 AND 117...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113.
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 114. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 115. FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 117.

* WIND...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 20
  TO 25 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...MINIMUM HUMIDITY OF 5 TO 15 PERCENT.

* OTHER IMPACTS...THE HAINES INDEX SHOULD INCREASE TO A 5 OR
  6...MEANING THERE IS A HIGH POTENTIAL OF LARGE FIRE GROWTH ON
  ANY NEW OR EXISTING FIRES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE LIKELY. A COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL CREATE HIGH FIRE GROWTH
POTENTIAL.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THESE
AREAS OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
419 AM MDT SAT AUG 1 2015

MTZ104>107-020300-
/O.UPG.KMSO.FW.A.0003.150801T2000Z-150802T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KMSO.FW.W.0004.150801T2000Z-150802T0300Z/
KOOTENAI-FLATHEAD/GLACIER PARK-WEST LOLO-
SALISH AND KOOTENAI RESERVATION-
419 AM MDT SAT AUG 1 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR THE KOOTENAI...FLATHEAD/GLACIER PARK...WEST
LOLO...SALISH AND KOOTENAI RESERVATION......WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING. THE FIRE
WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS: WEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS AS
  HIGH AS 25 MPH BY MID AFTERNOON...CONTINUING INTO THE EARLY
  EVENING.

* MINIMUM HUMIDITIES: RH SHOULD LOWER TO THE 6 TO 10 PERCENT
  RANGE IN THE VALLEYS AND 15 TO 20 PERCENT IN THE MOUNTAINS.

* HAINES INDEX: THE HAINES SHOULD INCREASE TO A 5 OR 6...MEANING
  THERE IS A SIGNIFICANT POTENTIAL FOR AN EXISTING FIRE OR A NEW
  FIRE TO DEVELOP A VERY DEEP PLUME AND GUSTY WINDS.

* TIMING: THE WIND IS EXPECTED TO START TO PICK UP AROUND 2 P.M.
  WITH THE RH BOTTOMING OUT AND MOST UNSTABLE CONDITIONS OCCURRING
  BETWEEN 4 AND 7 P.M. SATURDAY.

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