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Fire Weather Watch

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

...GUSTY WINDS, VERY LOW RH, AND UNSTABLE HAINES 6 CONDITIONS
   ALONG, NEAR, AND EAST OF THE CASCADES TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...

.Dryness, instability, and breezy conditions along and near the
Cascades eastward will result in critical conditions Tuesday
afternoon and evening and, more so, Wednesday afternoon and
evening.

CAZ280-282-ORZ623-032200-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.A.0026.210804T2000Z-210805T0500Z/
Western Klamath National Forest-Shasta-
Trinity National Forest in Siskiyou County-
Southern Oregon Cascades-
750 PM PDT Mon Aug 2 2021

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
   THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR STRONG GUSTY WIND WITH LOW RH FOR
   FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280...282 AND 623...

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

* Affected area:
  In Northern CA Fire Zones...280...282.
  In Southwest OR Fire Zone....623.

* Wind: Southwest 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

* Humidity: 6 to 14 percent.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Plan now to avoid using equipment that could cause sparks during
the period when critical weather conditions are possible. Visit
weather.gov/medford/wildfire for links to fire restrictions in
your area.

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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