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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
230 PM PDT Sun Jul 22 2018

...Isolated to scattered thunderstorms through this evening,
   mostly from the Siskiyous south and Cascades east south of
   Lake of the Woods...

CAZ280>282-284-285-ORZ621>625-230600-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0012.000000T0000Z-180723T0600Z/
Western Klamath National Forest-
Central Siskiyou County Including Shasta Valley-Shasta-
Trinity National Forest in Siskiyou County-
Siskiyou County from the Cascade Mountains East and South to Mt
Shasta-Modoc County Except for the Surprise Valley-
Siskiyou Mountains-Eastern Rogue Valley-Southern Oregon Cascades-
Klamath Basin and the Fremont-Winema National Forest-
South Central Oregon Desert including the BLM Land in Eastern Lake
and Western Harney Counties-
230 PM PDT Sun Jul 22 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING
   FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
   280...281...282...284...285...621...Southeast 622...South 623
   ...South 624 AND Southwest 625...

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

* Affected area:
  In Northern CA Fire Zones...280...281...282...284...285.
  In South Central OR Fire Zones...South 624...Southwest 625.
  In Southwest OR Fire Zones...621...Southeast 622...South 623.

  This warning affects all of Siskiyou and Modoc Counties in
  California except west of Highway 96 in far western Siskiyou
  County. For Oregon, the warning covers the Cascade-Siskiyou
  National Monument, the southern portion of the Rogue River
  National Forest, and the southern half of Klamath and Lake
  Counties excluding Hart Mountain.

* Thunderstorms: Isolated to scattered thunderstorms will dissipate
  this evening.

* Humidity: As low as 12 percent.

* Wind: West 5 to 10 mph.

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

* One less spark, one less wildfire

$$

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