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Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 3:55 AM PDT on July 04, 2015

Expires 1:00 AM EDT on July 06, 2015


... Fire Weather Watch in effect from this evening through Sunday
evening...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Fire Weather
Watch... which is in effect from this evening through Sunday
evening.

* Affected area:
in northern CA fire zone... .282.
In southwest or fire zones... 621... 623.

* Thunderstorms... isolated thunderstorms Saturday afternoon may
increase to scattered coverage Saturday evening... then continue
overnight and into early Sunday morning. Scattered
thunderstorms are possible again Sunday afternoon and evening.

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

* Impacts... thunderstorms are expected to produce abundant
lighting... and dry lightning will be possible outside of the
wet cores. Multiple new fire starts from lightning strikes
could pose a threat to life and property... and may overwhelm
initial attack resources.

* View the hazard area in detail at
http://weather.Gov/Medford/hazard

* impacts: increasing thunderstorm activity will create erratic
fire behavior and new fire starts.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible red
flag warnings.





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