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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
438 AM PDT Fri Jul 12 2024


CAZ284-285-ORZ624-625-122345-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0008.240712T2100Z-240713T0300Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.A.0006.240713T2100Z-240715T0400Z/
Siskiyou County from the Cascade Mountains East and South to Mt
Shasta-Modoc County Except for the Surprise Valley-
Klamath Basin and the Fremont-Winema National Forest-
South Central Oregon Desert including the BLM Land in Eastern
Lake and Western Harney Counties-
438 AM PDT Fri Jul 12 2024

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR STRONG GUSTY WIND AND LOW RH FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 284, 285, 624 AND 625...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING FOR STRONG GUSTY WIND AND LOW RH FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 284, 285, 624 AND 625...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 2 PM to 8 PM PDT Friday. a Fire
Weather Watch has also been issued. This Fire Weather Watch is in
effect from Saturday afternoon through Sunday evening.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  Outdoor burning is not recommended.

* AFFECTED AREA...For the Red Flag Warning, portions of the
  Fremont- Winema National Forest in Oregon Fire zone 624, Fire
  weather zone 625 in central and eastern Lake County, northeast
  portion of Fire Zone 284, and northern portions of the Modoc
  National Forest in California fire zone 285. For the Fire
  Weather Watch, all areas.

* WIND...Southwest 15 to 25 with gusting 25 and 35 mph.

* HUMIDITY...7 to 12 percent.

* THUNDERSTORMS...Isolated to scattered high based storms that are
  likely to be mostly dry or have little precipitation. Lightning
  strikes outside of precipitation cores are possible and cause
  for concern.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...Gusts up to 35 mph.

* ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...The best chance for storms will be
  Saturday afternoon into Saturday evening, then again Sunday
  afternoon into Sunday evening. No storms are expected later
  Saturday evening through Sunday morning.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Follow all fire restrictions. You can find your county`s
emergency sign up form as well as links to fire restrictions at
weather.gov/medford/wildfire. One less spark, one less wildfire.

Be sure you`re signed up for your county`s emergency alert
system. Familiarize yourself with your emergency plan and make
sure you listen to emergency services. Visit ready.gov/plan for
more information.

A red flag warning is issued when we identify weather conditions
that promote rapid spread of fire which may become life-
threatening. This does not mean there is a fire. These conditions
are either occurring now or will begin soon. It is important to
have multiple ways to receive information from authorities.

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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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Las Vegas NV
406 AM PDT Fri Jul 12 2024

.Scattered thunderstorms are expected to develop Saturday and
Sunday afternoons along the Sierra crest. Limited low level
moisture and swift storm motion will make the chance of wetting
rain low, increasing dry lightning concerns.

CAZ226-122200-
/O.CON.KVEF.FW.W.0004.240713T1800Z-240715T0400Z/
Owens Valley/Southern Inyo Forest-
406 AM PDT Fri Jul 12 2024

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SATURDAY TO 9 PM
PDT SUNDAY FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR THE
EASTERN SIERRA...

* THUNDERSTORMS...Scattered thunderstorms with little to no
  rainfall.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...40 to 50 mph.

* 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 can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Hanford CA
312 AM PDT Fri Jul 12 2024


CAZ592>595-121800-
/O.EXT.KHNX.FW.W.0003.240713T0000Z-240715T0400Z/
Central Sierra-North Kings River-Sequoia Kings-Lake Isabella-
312 AM PDT Fri Jul 12 2024

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
9 PM PDT SUNDAY FOR DRY LIGHTNING FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 592,
593, 594, AND 595...

* AFFECTED AREA...Southern Sierra Nevada from Kern County
  through Yosemite National Park.

* WIND...Terrain-driven winds 6-12 mph. Stronger, erratic wind
  gusts possible in thunderstorm outflow.

* HUMIDITY...Minimum daytime humidity levels as 15-25%.

* THUNDERSTORMS...20-30% chance of thunderstorms - including dry
  lightning - each afternoon from Friday through Sunday. Less than
  a 10% chance of wetting rain with these storms. Thunderstorm
  potential is the greatest in the afternoon and evening on
  Saturday and Sunday

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly
  due to dry fuels. 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.

&&

$$

EW

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