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Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 9:09 AM PDT on July 22, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on July 25, 2017


... Red flag warning in effect from 3 PM Sunday to midnight PDT
Sunday night due to thunderstorms and strong outflow winds for
northeast California and northwest Nevada...

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a red flag
warning for thunderstorms and strong outflow winds, which is in
effect from 3 PM Sunday to midnight PDT Sunday night. The Fire
Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Affected area... fire zone 270 Surprise Valley California, fire
zone 278 eastern Lassen County, fire zone 450 western Nevada
Sierra front, fire zone 453 west central Nevada basin and
range and fire zone 458 northern Washoe County.

* Thunderstorms... a scattered mix of wet and dry thunderstorms is
expected for Sunday afternoon and evening. Any dry lightning
strikes may cause new wildfires in the area.

* Outflow winds... up to 60 mph.

* Impacts... lightning can create new fire starts and may combine
with strong outflow winds to cause fires to rapidly grow in size
and intensity.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Avoid outdoor activities that can cause a spark near dry
vegetation, such as yard work, target shooting, or campfires.
Follow local fire restrictions. Check weather.Gov/Reno for
updates and livingwithfire.Info for preparedness tips.






510 am PDT Sat Jul 22 2017

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Sunday afternoon through
Sunday evening for abundant lightning on dry fuels for fire
weather zones 285... 617... 623 and 624...

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from late Monday morning through
Monday evening for abundant lightning on dry fuels for fire weather
zones 285... 617... 623 and 624...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Fire Weather
Watch... which is in effect from Sunday afternoon through Sunday
evening. A Fire Weather Watch has also been issued from Monday
morning through Monday evening.

* 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... the Warner Mountains and southeastern part of
Modoc County in fire weather zone 285.
   In south central or... most of the Fremont-Winema National Forest
in fire weather zone 624 except the Klamath basin.
   In southwest or... eastern part of the Umpqua National Forest
including toketee in fire weather zone 617... and the Cascade
mountains from Highway 140 north including Crater Lake in fire
weather zone 623.

* Counties affected:
in northern CA... eastern Modoc.
In south central or... Klamath... Western Lake.
In southwest or... eastern Douglas... eastern Jackson.

* Thunderstorms: scattered thunderstorms with lightning activity
level of 3. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected with
these storms.

* One less spark, one less wildfire.

* View the hazard area in detail at
http://weather.Gov/Medford/hazard

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible red
flag warnings.






510 am PDT Sat Jul 22 2017

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Sunday afternoon through
Sunday evening for abundant lightning on dry fuels for fire
weather zones 285... 617... 623 and 624...

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from late Monday morning through
Monday evening for abundant lightning on dry fuels for fire weather
zones 285... 617... 623 and 624...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Fire Weather
Watch... which is in effect from Sunday afternoon through Sunday
evening. A Fire Weather Watch has also been issued from Monday
morning through Monday evening.

* 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... the Warner Mountains and southeastern part of
Modoc County in fire weather zone 285.
   In south central or... most of the Fremont-Winema National Forest
in fire weather zone 624 except the Klamath basin.
   In southwest or... eastern part of the Umpqua National Forest
including toketee in fire weather zone 617... and the Cascade
mountains from Highway 140 north including Crater Lake in fire
weather zone 623.

* Counties affected:
in northern CA... eastern Modoc.
In south central or... Klamath... Western Lake.
In southwest or... eastern Douglas... eastern Jackson.

* Thunderstorms: scattered thunderstorms with lightning activity
level of 3. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected with
these storms.

* One less spark, one less wildfire.

* View the hazard area in detail at
http://weather.Gov/Medford/hazard

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible red
flag warnings.






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