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Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
319 PM PDT Mon Aug 2 2021

...Scattered Thunderstorms Across FWZ625 Through This Evening...

...Gusty winds, Very Low RH, and Unstable Haines 6 Conditions
Along, Near, and East of the Cascades Tuesday and Wednesday...

Scattered thunderstorms will continue across FWZ 625 this afternoon
and evening. Conditions are transitioning to drier and windier
across the area today, and dryness, instability, and breezy
conditions along and near the Cascades eastward will result in
critical conditions Tuesday afternoon and evening and then, moreso,
Wednesday afternoon and evening.

CAZ281-284-285-031400-
/O.NEW.KMFR.FW.W.0035.210803T2100Z-210804T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.FW.A.0026.210804T2000Z-210805T0500Z/
Central Siskiyou County Including Shasta Valley-
Siskiyou County from the Cascade Mountains East and South to Mt
Shasta-Modoc County Except for the Surprise Valley-
319 PM PDT Mon Aug 2 2021

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 8 PM PDT TUESDAY FOR
STRONG GUSTY WIND WITH LOW RH FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 281...284 AND
285...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR STRONG GUSTY WIND WITH LOW RH FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 281...284 AND 285...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Red Flag
Warning...which is in effect from 2 PM to 8 PM PDT Tuesday. A Fire
Weather Watch has also been issued and in effect from Wednesday
afternoon through Wednesday evening.

* Impacts: Strong, gusty wind with very low relative humidity,
  critically dry vegetation, and dry, unstable conditions will
  greatly increase the spread potential of any new and existing
  fires.

* Affected area:
  In Northern CA...Fire Weather Zones 281...284 and 285.

* Wind:
  - South 10 to 20 mph with gusts 20 to 30 mph Tuesday.
  - South 15 to 25 mph with gusts 25 to 40 mph Wednesday.

* Minimum Humidity:
  - As 6 to 12 percent.

* Additional Information: Conditions will be more critical and more
  widespread Wednesday versus Tuesday.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Avoid tossing burning cigarettes on the ground, parking hot
vehicles on dry vegetation, and using equipment that can cause
sparks. Follow all fire restrictions. Find links to restrictions
at weather.gov/medford/wildfire. One less spark, one less
wildfire.

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.

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are possible during the valid watch time. These conditions could
promote the rapid spread of wildfires which could become life-
threatening. Check weather.gov/medford for forecast updates and a
possible upgrade of the this watch to a Red Flag Warning.

&&

$$



Fire Weather Watch

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
319 PM PDT Mon Aug 2 2021

...Scattered Thunderstorms Across FWZ625 Through This Evening...

...Gusty winds, Very Low RH, and Unstable Haines 6 Conditions
Along, Near, and East of the Cascades Tuesday and Wednesday...

Scattered thunderstorms will continue across FWZ 625 this afternoon
and evening. Conditions are transitioning to drier and windier
across the area today, and dryness, instability, and breezy
conditions along and near the Cascades eastward will result in
critical conditions Tuesday afternoon and evening and then, moreso,
Wednesday afternoon and evening.

CAZ281-284-285-031400-
/O.NEW.KMFR.FW.W.0035.210803T2100Z-210804T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.FW.A.0026.210804T2000Z-210805T0500Z/
Central Siskiyou County Including Shasta Valley-
Siskiyou County from the Cascade Mountains East and South to Mt
Shasta-Modoc County Except for the Surprise Valley-
319 PM PDT Mon Aug 2 2021

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 8 PM PDT TUESDAY FOR
STRONG GUSTY WIND WITH LOW RH FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 281...284 AND
285...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR STRONG GUSTY WIND WITH LOW RH FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 281...284 AND 285...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Red Flag
Warning...which is in effect from 2 PM to 8 PM PDT Tuesday. A Fire
Weather Watch has also been issued and in effect from Wednesday
afternoon through Wednesday evening.

* Impacts: Strong, gusty wind with very low relative humidity,
  critically dry vegetation, and dry, unstable conditions will
  greatly increase the spread potential of any new and existing
  fires.

* Affected area:
  In Northern CA...Fire Weather Zones 281...284 and 285.

* Wind:
  - South 10 to 20 mph with gusts 20 to 30 mph Tuesday.
  - South 15 to 25 mph with gusts 25 to 40 mph Wednesday.

* Minimum Humidity:
  - As 6 to 12 percent.

* Additional Information: Conditions will be more critical and more
  widespread Wednesday versus Tuesday.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Avoid tossing burning cigarettes on the ground, parking hot
vehicles on dry vegetation, and using equipment that can cause
sparks. Follow all fire restrictions. Find links to restrictions
at weather.gov/medford/wildfire. One less spark, one less
wildfire.

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.

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are possible during the valid watch time. These conditions could
promote the rapid spread of wildfires which could become life-
threatening. Check weather.gov/medford for forecast updates and a
possible upgrade of the this watch to a Red Flag Warning.

&&

$$



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