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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
405 PM PDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS
THE OREGON CASCADES AND THE SOUTHERN WILLAMETTE VALLEY AND
ADJACENT FOOTHILLS ON WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...

UPDATED TO CORRECT PRODUCT EXPIRATION TIME.

ORZ604>608-300000-
/O.CON.KPQR.FW.W.0003.150729T1900Z-150731T0600Z/
ZONE 604-ZONE 605-ZONE 606-ZONE 607-ZONE 608-
405 PM PDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY TO 11 PM PDT
THURSDAY FOR HOT...DRY...AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS COMBINED WITH DRY
FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES OR604...OR605...OR606...OR607 AND
OR608...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR HOT...DRY...AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS COMBINED WITH DRY
FUELS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY TO 11 PM PDT
THURSDAY.

* AFFECTED ZONES...IN OREGON...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 604...605...
  606...607 AND 608.

* AFFECTED AREAS...THIS INCLUDES MT HOOD NATIONAL FOREST WEST OF
  THE CASCADE CREST...WILLAMETTE NATIONAL FOREST WEST OF THE
  CASCADE CREST...AND THE SOUTHERN WILLAMETTE VALLEY AND ADJACENT
  FOOTHILLS.

* TIMING...WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* STABILITY...MID LEVEL HAINES 6 CONDITIONS DEVELOPING WEDNESDAY
  AND CONTINUING THROUGH AT LEAST THURSDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...10 TO 20 PERCENT IN MANY AREAS. OVERNIGHT
  RECOVERIES WILL BE LIMITED ALONG AND ABOVE THERMAL BELTS.

* TEMPERATURES...GENERALLY 95 TO 100 OVER THE LOWLANDS...AND 80S
  TO LOW 90S IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF AN INCREASINGLY HOT...DRY...AND
  UNSTABLE ENVIRONMENT AND VERY DRY FUELS MAY RESULT IN RAPID
  GROWTH OF NEW OR EXISTING FIRES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF THE
ABOVE CONDITIONS CAN CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/PORTLAND (ALL LOWER CASE)

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
200 PM PDT TUE JUL 28 2015

CAZ280-290900-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0013.000000T0000Z-150729T1800Z/
WESTERN KLAMATH NATIONAL FOREST-
200 PM PDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

* IMPACTS: STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL CAUSE
  FIRES TO SPREAD VERY RAPIDLY.

* AFFECTED AREA:
  IN NORTHERN CA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 280.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: IN NORTHERN CA...UPPER SLOPES AND RIDGES
  ABOVE 4000 FT IN WESTERN SISKIYOU COUNTY.

* WINDS: NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* OVERNIGHT AND MORNING HUMIDITY: 20 TO 30 PERCENT ON RIDGES.

* DAYTIME HUMIDITY: AS LOW AS 8 PERCENT.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT
  HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

GUSTY WINDS IN COMBINATION WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY
FUELS WILL RESULT IN THE POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT FIRE SPREAD.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
200 PM PDT TUE JUL 28 2015

ORZ618>620-290900-
/O.EXT.KMFR.FW.W.0013.000000T0000Z-150729T2100Z/
SOUTHERN OREGON COAST-WESTERN ROGUE RIVER-SISKIYOU NATIONAL FOREST-
WESTERN ROGUE BASIN INCLUDING THE ILLINOIS VALLEY-
200 PM PDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PDT WEDNESDAY...

* IMPACTS: STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL CAUSE
  FIRES TO SPREAD VERY RAPIDLY.

* AFFECTED AREA:
  IN SOUTHWEST OR...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 618...619 AND 620.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: UPPER SLOPES AND RIDGES IN JOSEPHINE...CURRY
...AND EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN COOS COUNTY AT NIGHT...ILLINOIS VALLEY
OF JOSEPHINE COUNTY DURING THE AFTERNOON.

* WIND: NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* OVERNIGHT AND MORNING HUMIDITY: 20 TO 30 PERCENT.

* DAYTIME HUMIDITY: AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT
  HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

GUSTY WINDS IN COMBINATION WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY
FUELS WILL RESULT IN THE POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT FIRE SPREAD.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
200 PM PDT TUE JUL 28 2015

ORZ617-290900-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0013.150729T0600Z-150729T1800Z/
UMPQUA NATIONAL FOREST-
200 PM PDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO
11 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

* IMPACTS: STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL CAUSE
  FIRES TO SPREAD VERY RAPIDLY.

* AFFECTED AREA:
  IN SOUTHWEST OR...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 617.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: UPPER SLOPES AND RIDGES IN EASTERN DOUGLAS
  COUNTY.

* WIND: EAST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* OVERNIGHT AND MORNING HUMIDITY: 20 TO 30 PERCENT.

* DAYTIME HUMIDITY: AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT
  HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

GUSTY WINDS IN COMBINATION WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY
FUELS WILL RESULT IN THE POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT FIRE SPREAD.

&&

$$

SK
VISIT US AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
200 PM PDT TUE JUL 28 2015

ORZ621>623-290900-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0013.150729T0600Z-150729T1800Z/
SISKIYOU MOUNTAINS-EASTERN ROGUE VALLEY-SOUTHERN OREGON CASCADES-
200 PM PDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO
11 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

* IMPACTS: STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL CAUSE
  FIRES TO SPREAD VERY RAPIDLY.

* AFFECTED AREA:
  IN SOUTHWEST OR...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 621...622 AND 623.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: UPPER SLOPES AND RIDGES IN JOSEPHINE...
JACKSON...AND EXTREME WESTERN KLAMATH COUNTIES.

* WIND: EAST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* OVERNIGHT AND MORNING HUMIDITY: 20 TO 30 PERCENT.

* DAYTIME HUMIDITY: AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT
  HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

GUSTY WINDS IN COMBINATION WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY
FUELS WILL RESULT IN THE POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT FIRE SPREAD.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
1056 AM PDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...MODERATE OFFSHORE WINDS AND LOW RH VALUES THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.BUILDING HIGH PRESSURE OFFSHORE...IN COMBINATION WITH A
STRENGTHENING THERMAL TROUGH ACROSS INTERIOR CALIFORNIA...WILL
RESULT IN GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS FOR HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF NORTHWEST
CALIFORNIA. WINDS WILL DECREASE SOME TODAY...BUT INCREASE AGAIN
TONIGHT. THE STRONGEST WINDS IN COMBINATION WITH POOR OVERNIGHT RH
RECOVERIES WILL OCCUR OVER DEL NORTE...EXTREME NORTHERN HUMBOLDT
AND WESTERN SISKIYOU COUNTIES TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

CAZ203-204-290500-
/O.EXP.KEKA.FW.W.0006.000000T0000Z-150728T1800Z/
/O.UPG.KEKA.FW.A.0004.150729T0600Z-150729T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KEKA.FW.W.0007.150729T0600Z-150729T1800Z/
UPPER SMITH...INLAND PORTION OF THE SMITH RIVER DRAINAGE WITHIN
THE SIX RIVERS NF.-
LOWER MIDDLE KLAMATH...INLAND PORTION OF THE KLAMATH RIVER
DRAINAGE WITHIN THE SIX RIVERS NATIONAL FOREST AND THE UKONOM
DISTRICT OF THE KLAMATH NATIONAL FOREST.-
1056 AM PDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 AM
PDT WEDNESDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 203 AND 204...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EUREKA HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 AM PDT
WEDNESDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...ELEVATIONS ABOVE 3500 FEET IN FIRE WEATHER
  ZONES 203 AND 204.

* WIND...EAST-NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...20 TO 40 PERCENT.

* 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 WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$


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