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California, Western Siskiyou County

Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 9:26 PM PDT on July 21, 2014

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on July 23, 2014


... Red flag warning remains in effect from 11 am to 11 PM PDT
   Tuesday for abundant lightning with dry fuels for fire weather
   zones 280 and 281...
... Red flag warning for Monday evening is cancelled for fire
   weather zones 280 and 281...

The National Weather Service in Medford has cancelled the red
flag warning for Monday evening... but a warning remains in effect
for Tuesday.

* Affected area: fire weather zones 281 and 280

* thunderstorms... a break in thunderstorms is expected
tonight... then scattered thunderstorms are expected again on
Tuesday.

* Outflow winds... 30 to 40 mph gusts are possible.

* Impacts... scattered thunderstorms combined with existing dry
fuels will result in many fire starts in a short period of
time. While significant rainfall is expected with some of the
thunderstorms fire spread is likely in areas that do not
receive wetting rain and as drying occurs in the days that
follow the thunderstorms.

* 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. These conditions will
contribute to extreme fire behavior.






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