Pittsburgh Weather

Severe Weather

Current Watches and Warnings

More Maps

Oregon, Klamath Basin

Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 1:27 PM PDT on September 28, 2016

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on September 29, 2016


... Red flag warning in effect from 1 PM to 7 PM PDT Thursday for
strong gusty wind with low humidity for fire weather zones 285
and 624...

* impacts: strong, gusty wind with low relative humidity and high
fire danger will likely contribute to a significant spread of
any new and existing fires.

* Affected area: eastern half of fire weather zone 285 in northern
California. Southeastern portion of fire weather zone 624 in
southern Oregon.

* Counties affected: in northern CA... eastern Modoc. In south
central or... extreme southeastern Klamath and southwestern
lake.

* Wind: southwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Humidity: 14 to 18 percent.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

* a red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
will occur shortly.

* Strong winds and low relative humidities will cause any existing
or new fires to spread very rapidly.

* One less spark, one less wildfire.



Visit US at www.Weather.Gov/Medford



Weather Severe Map
Alaska - High Surf Advisory , Special Statement
Arizona - Public Information Statement
California - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Delaware - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement
District of Columbia - Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Florida - Beach Hazard Statement
Hawaii - Record Report
Idaho - Special Statement
Illinois - Flood Warning
Iowa - Flood Warning
Maryland - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Michigan - Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Flood Warning
Missouri - Flood Warning
Nevada - Fire Weather Watch
New Jersey - Coastal Hazard Statement
New York - Coastal Flood Advisory
North Carolina - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Ohio - Dense Fog Advisory
Oregon - Fire Weather Warning
Pennsylvania - Areal Flood Watch
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement
South Carolina - Flood Warning
Texas - Flood Warning , Air Quality Alert
Virgin Islands - Coastal Hazard Statement , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement
Virginia - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
West Virginia - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Flood Warning
- Small Craft Advisory

More From CBS Pittsburgh

Bringing You The Best in Sports Talk Radio
New Podcast Network
Learn How

Listen Live