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Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Medford OR
349 PM PDT Wed Jul 28 2021

Corrected wording and Fire Weather Zone referencing...

...Scattered thunderstorms expected Thursday afternoon and
evening and, possibly, Friday afternoon and evening...

.Hot weather will continue today through Friday drying out most
areas that received rainfall in the past couple of days.
Southerly flow will continue to bring increasing atmospheric
moisture into the area resulting in scattered thunderstorms
Thursday afternoon and evening over Western Siskiyou County, the
Siskiyous, the Cascades, the Douglas County foothills, northern
Klamath County, and far northwestern Lake County. With critically
dry fuels in these areas, numerous fire starts are likely.

CAZ280-ORZ621-622-291445-
/O.COR.KMFR.FW.A.0024.210730T2100Z-210731T0600Z/
/O.COR.KMFR.FW.W.0030.210729T2100Z-210730T0600Z/
Western Klamath National Forest-Siskiyou Mountains-
Eastern Rogue Valley-
349 PM PDT Wed Jul 28 2021

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 11 PM PDT THURSDAY FOR
ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280, 621,
AND 622...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON DRY FUELS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 280, 621, AND 622...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Red Flag
Warning...which is in effect from 2 PM to 11 PM PDT Thursday. A
Fire Weather Watch has also been issued. This Fire Weather Watch
is in effect from Friday afternoon through Friday evening.

* Impacts: Lightning on dry vegetation will likely result in new
  fire starts. Gusty thunderstorm winds could contribute to fire
  spread. Despite rainfall with storms, initial attack resources
  could be overwhelmed and holdover fires are possible.

* Affected area: In Northern CA Fire Zone....Almost all of Fire
  Weather Zone 280 in western Siskiyou County. In Southwest OR,
  most of Fire Weather Zone 621 in the Siskiyou Mountains, and
  portions of southeastern Fire Weather Zone 622 in Jackson
  County, including the Siskiyou and Cascade foothills.

* Wind: Southwest becoming west 5 to 10 mph with gusts to 15 mph,
  except gusty, shifting winds are likely in and near
  thunderstorms.

* When: The Red Flag Warning is for Thursday afternoon from 2 pm
  until 11 pm. The Fire Weather Watch is for Friday afternoon and
  evening.

* View the hazard area in detail at:
https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Red Flag Warning does not mean there is a fire. It means that
critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now or will
shortly. These conditions promote rapid spread of fire which may
become life threatening. Evacuate if ordered to, or if a fire
threatens.

Gather your fire evacuation kit now. Collect essentials you don`t
want to lose and prioritize your checklist. Visit ready.gov/kit
for more information.

Familiarize yourself with your evacuation plan. Where will you go?
How will you get there? Who will you call to let others know your
are safe? Visit ready.gov/wildfires for more information.

&&

$$



Fire Weather Watch

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Medford OR
349 PM PDT Wed Jul 28 2021

Corrected wording and Fire Weather Zone referencing...

...Scattered thunderstorms expected Thursday afternoon and
evening and, possibly, Friday afternoon and evening...

.Hot weather will continue today through Friday drying out most
areas that received rainfall in the past couple of days.
Southerly flow will continue to bring increasing atmospheric
moisture into the area resulting in scattered thunderstorms
Thursday afternoon and evening over Western Siskiyou County, the
Siskiyous, the Cascades, the Douglas County foothills, northern
Klamath County, and far northwestern Lake County. With critically
dry fuels in these areas, numerous fire starts are likely.

CAZ280-ORZ621-622-291445-
/O.COR.KMFR.FW.A.0024.210730T2100Z-210731T0600Z/
/O.COR.KMFR.FW.W.0030.210729T2100Z-210730T0600Z/
Western Klamath National Forest-Siskiyou Mountains-
Eastern Rogue Valley-
349 PM PDT Wed Jul 28 2021

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 11 PM PDT THURSDAY FOR
ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280, 621,
AND 622...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON DRY FUELS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 280, 621, AND 622...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Red Flag
Warning...which is in effect from 2 PM to 11 PM PDT Thursday. A
Fire Weather Watch has also been issued. This Fire Weather Watch
is in effect from Friday afternoon through Friday evening.

* Impacts: Lightning on dry vegetation will likely result in new
  fire starts. Gusty thunderstorm winds could contribute to fire
  spread. Despite rainfall with storms, initial attack resources
  could be overwhelmed and holdover fires are possible.

* Affected area: In Northern CA Fire Zone....Almost all of Fire
  Weather Zone 280 in western Siskiyou County. In Southwest OR,
  most of Fire Weather Zone 621 in the Siskiyou Mountains, and
  portions of southeastern Fire Weather Zone 622 in Jackson
  County, including the Siskiyou and Cascade foothills.

* Wind: Southwest becoming west 5 to 10 mph with gusts to 15 mph,
  except gusty, shifting winds are likely in and near
  thunderstorms.

* When: The Red Flag Warning is for Thursday afternoon from 2 pm
  until 11 pm. The Fire Weather Watch is for Friday afternoon and
  evening.

* View the hazard area in detail at:
https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Red Flag Warning does not mean there is a fire. It means that
critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now or will
shortly. These conditions promote rapid spread of fire which may
become life threatening. Evacuate if ordered to, or if a fire
threatens.

Gather your fire evacuation kit now. Collect essentials you don`t
want to lose and prioritize your checklist. Visit ready.gov/kit
for more information.

Familiarize yourself with your evacuation plan. Where will you go?
How will you get there? Who will you call to let others know your
are safe? Visit ready.gov/wildfires for more information.

&&

$$



Excessive Heat Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
253 PM PDT Wed Jul 28 2021

CAZ080>082-291100-
/O.CON.KMFR.EH.W.0004.210729T1800Z-210731T0600Z/
Western Siskiyou County-Central Siskiyou County-
South Central Siskiyou County-
Including the cities of Greenview, Happy Camp, Scott Bar, Hilt,
Yreka, and Dunsmuir
253 PM PDT Wed Jul 28 2021

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THURSDAY
TO 11 PM PDT FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions with temperatures between 100
  and 110. Morning low temperatures only as low as the upper 60s
  to low 70s.

* WHERE...Valleys of western Siskiyou County including the
  Scott, Seiad, Shasta, and upper Sacramento Valleys.

* WHEN...From 11 AM Thursday to 11 PM PDT Friday.

* IMPACTS...Extreme heat will significantly increase the
  potential for heat related illnesses, particularly for those
  working or participating in outdoor activities.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=mfr

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out
of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young
children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles
under any circumstances.

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing when
possible. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational
Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent
rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone
overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location.
Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 9 1 1.

&&

$$

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