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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
540 AM PDT Fri Jul 20 2018

ORZ618-619-201500-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0009.000000T0000Z-180720T1500Z/
Southern Oregon Coast-Western Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest-
540 AM PDT Fri Jul 20 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM PDT THIS MORNING
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR PORTIONS OF FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 618 AND 619...

* Impacts:  East winds, poor relative humidity recovery, and high
fire danger will likely contribute to a significant spread of new
and existing fires and Strong, gusty wind with low relative
humidity and high fire danger will likely contribute to a
significant spread of new and existing fires.

* Affected area:
 In Southwest OR...Elevations above 1500 feet in Fire Weather Zone
 618 and 619.

* Counties affected:
 In Southwest OR...Elevations above 1500 feet in Southern Curry
  County.

* Wind: Northeast 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Maximum Humidity: 25 to 35 percent this morning.

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

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
540 AM PDT Fri Jul 20 2018

ORZ620-210045-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0010.180720T2100Z-180721T0300Z/
Western Rogue Basin including the Illinois Valley-
540 AM PDT Fri Jul 20 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS WITH LOW HUMIDITY FOR
PORTIONS OF FIRE WEATHER ZONE 620...

* Impacts:  East winds, poor relative humidity recovery, and high
fire danger will likely contribute to a significant spread of new
and existing fires and Strong, gusty wind with low relative
humidity and high fire danger will likely contribute to a
significant spread of new and existing fires.

* Affected area:
  In Southwest OR...From Wilderville south to Obrien in the
  Illinois Valley portion of Fire Weather Zone 620. Other cities
  include Selma and Cave Junction.

* Counties affected:
 In Southwest OR...Josephine and extreme eastern Curry County

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

* Humidity: As low as 12 percent.

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

$$


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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Spokane WA
512 AM PDT Fri Jul 20 2018

...Warm, Dry and Breezy weather continue for Friday...

.Warm and dry conditions coupled with gusty westerly winds
expected this afternoon and evening. This will create hazardous
fire weather conditions for parts of central Washington. These
conditions may lead to increased fire spread potential.

WAZ673-676-677-210100-
/O.CON.KOTX.FW.W.0008.180720T1800Z-180721T0400Z/
East Washington Northern Columbia Basin (Zone 673)-
East Washington South Central Cascade Valleys (Zone 676)-
East Washington Central Cascade Valleys (Zone 677)-
512 AM PDT Fri Jul 20 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
9 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR EAST
WASHINGTON CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL CASCADE VALLEYS AND THE
WESTERN PORTION OF THE COLUMBIA BASIN...

* Affected Area: Fire Weather Zone 673 East Washington Northern
  Columbia Basin (Zone 673)...Fire Weather Zone 676 East
  Washington South Central Cascade Valleys (Zone 676) and Fire
  Weather Zone 677 East Washington Central Cascade Valleys (Zone
  677).

* Winds: Northwest to west 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 25 mph.

* Relative Humidities: 12 to 25 percent.

* Impacts: Gusty winds and low relative humidity on dry fuels
  will promote rapid fire spread.

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 Great Falls MT
340 AM MDT Fri Jul 20 2018

MTZ112-114-202200-
/O.UPG.KTFX.FW.A.0003.180720T1800Z-180721T0500Z/
/O.NEW.KTFX.FW.W.0003.180720T1800Z-180721T0500Z/
Eastern Glacier/Toole/Central/Eastern Pondera/Liberty-
Lewis and Clark National Forest Rocky Mountain District-
Rocky Mountain Front-
340 AM MDT Fri Jul 20 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 11 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 112 AND 114 BELOW 5000 FEET...

The National Weather Service in Great Falls has issued a Red Flag
Warning below 5000 feet for low relative humidity, which is in
effect from Noon today to 11 PM MDT this evening. The Fire Weather
Watch is no longer in effect.

* AFFECTED AREA...In Montana, Fire Weather Zones 112 Eastern
  Glacier/Toole/Central/Eastern Pondera/Liberty and 114 Lewis and
  Clark National Forest Rocky Mountain District-Rocky Mountain
  Front below 5000 feet.

* WINDS...Southwest 15 to 25 mph, with gusts up to 35 mph.

* TIMING...This afternoon through evening.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 10 percent.

* TEMPERATURES...In the upper 80s and lower 90s.

* IMPACTS...Low humidity and gusty west winds could create
  critical fire weather conditions for grassland locations,
  generally below 5000 feet.

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.

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in these
areas of this Red Flag Warning.

&&

$$

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