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California, Northeast Siskiyou and Northwest Modoc Counties

Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 10:46 AM PDT on September 22, 2014

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on September 24, 2014

... Red flag warning in effect from 11 am to 11 PM PDT Tuesday for
the combination of strong winds and low relative humidities for
fire weather zones 281 and 284...

The National Weather Service in Medford has upgraded the Fire
Weather Watch to a red flag warning... which is in effect from 11
am to 11 PM PDT Tuesday.

* Affected area: fire weather zones 281 and 284.

* Wind: south 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph. In the Shasta
valley: south 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph... strongest
winds will be in the Weed area.

* Minimum relative humidity: 15 to 20 percent.

* Impacts: the combination of strong, gusty winds and low relative
humidities on critically dry fuels will provide an environment
for rapid fire spread.

* 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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