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California, Northeast Siskiyou and Northwest Modoc Counties

Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 3:07 PM PDT on July 30, 2014

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on July 31, 2014


... Red flag warning remains in effect until 11 PM PDT this
evening for abundant lightning with dry fuels for fire weather
zones 617... 623... 624 and 625 in Oregon and 280... 281... 284 and
285 in California...
... Red flag warning in effect from 2 PM to 11 PM PDT
Thursday for for abundant lightning with dry fuels for fire weather
zones 617... 623... 624 and 625 in Oregon and 280... 281... 284 and
285 in California...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a red flag
warning... which is in effect from 2 PM to 11 PM PDT Thursday. The
Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Affected areas: fire weather zones 617... 623... 624 and 625 in
Oregon and 280... 281... 284 and 285 in California.

* Thunderstorms... scattered thunderstorms are expected this
afternoon through this evening... diminishing in coverage
tonight. More thunderstorms are expected Thursday afternoon
and evening.

* Outflow winds... 30 to 40 mph gusts are possible on both days.

* Impacts... scattered thunderstorms combined with existing very
dry fuels will result in many fire starts in a short period
of time. Significant rainfall is expected with some of the
thunderstorms... but fire spread is likely in areas that do
not receive wetting rain.

* View the hazard area in detail at http://go.USA.Gov/zyv5

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 will
create explosive fire growth potential.



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