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Saturday, September 14, 2013

NWS - Red Flag Warning 1300 to 2000 Sunday Gusty Winds / Low Humidities Klamath Basin And Modoc County.#CaFire

 
National Weather ServiceMedford Red Flag Warning in effect from 1300 hours to 2000 hours Sunday for gusty winds and low relative humidities for Klamath and Modoc County.

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/rfwwarningsbycwa.php?pil=XXXRFWMFR
URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
359 PM PDT SAT SEP 14 2013

MODOC COUNTY EXCEPT FOR THE SURPRISE VALLEY
359 PM PDT SAT SEP 14 2013 RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM PDT SUNDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 285. THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM PDT SUNDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT. * AFFECTED AREA: PORTIONS OF FIRE WEATHER ZONE 285. ..MOSTLY SOUTHEASTERN SECTIONS, AREAS NEAR TIMBER MOUNTAIN...AND AREAS JUST SOUTH OF KLAMATH COUNTY. * WIND...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS 25 TO 35 MPH. * HUMIDITY...10 TO 15 PERCENT. * IMPACTS...DRY AIR AND GUSTY WINDS WILL LEAD TO THE POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT FIRE GROWTH. CAMPFIRES HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO SPREAD RAPIDLY UNDER THESE CONDITIONS. * FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/WRH/WHV/?WFOMFR PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS.. A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.
URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
359 PM PDT SAT SEP 14 2013

KLAMATH BASIN AND THE FREMONT-WINEMA NATIONAL FOREST-
359 PM PDT SAT SEP 14 2013

RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM PDT SUNDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE
624. ..

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM PDT SUNDAY. THE
FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.


* AFFECTED AREA: THE EASTERN PORTION OF FIRE WEATHER ZONE 624.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS 30 TO 40 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...10 TO 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...DRY AIR AND GUSTY WINDS WILL LEAD TO THE POTENTIAL FOR
  SIGNIFICANT FIRE GROWTH. CAMPFIRES HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO SPREAD
  RAPIDLY UNDER THESE CONDITIONS.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT
  HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/WRH/WHV/?WFOMFR

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS..

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

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