DOUGLAS County, Oregon
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Fire Weather Warning
ORZ602>608-WAZ602-604-660-312000-
/O.CON.KPQR.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150801T0600Z/
NORTH OREGON COAST RANGE-
EAST SLOPES OF THE CENTRAL OREGON COAST RANGE-WILLAMETTE VALLEY-
NORTH OREGON CASCADE FOOTHILLS-CENTRAL OREGON CASCADE FOOTHILLS-
MT. HOOD NATIONAL FOREST WEST OF CASCADE CREST-
WILLAMETTE NATIONAL FOREST-EAST WILLAPA HILLS-
CLARK COUNTY LOWLANDS-
EXTREME SOUTH WASHINGTON CASCADES AND FOOTHILLS-
218 PM PDT THU JUL 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT FRIDAY FOR
HOT...DRY...UNSTABLE CONDITIONS COMBINED WITH CRITICALLY DRY FUELS
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES OR602...OR603...OR604...OR605...OR606...
OR607...OR608...WA602...WA604 AND WA660...

* AFFECTED ZONES...IN OREGON...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 602...603...
604...605...606...607 AND 608. IN WASHINGTON...FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 602...604 AND 660.

* AFFECTED AREAS...THIS INCLUDES GIFFORD PINCHOT NATIONAL
FOREST...MT HOOD NATIONAL FOREST WEST OF THE CASCADE CREST...
THE WILLAMETTE NATIONAL FOREST...PORTIONS OF THE SIUSLAW
NATIONAL FOREST...THE WILLAMETTE VALLEY AND ADJACENT
FOOTHILLS...AS WELL AS THE CLARK COUNTY LOWLANDS. ODF...BLM...
AND WASHINGTON DNR LANDS ARE INCLUDED AS WELL.

* TIMING...NOW THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* STABILITY...MID LEVEL HAINES 6...WITH HIGH LEVEL HAINES 5.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...10 TO 20 PERCENT IN MANY AREAS. OVERNIGHT
RECOVERIES WILL BE POOR ALONG AND ABOVE THERMAL BELTS.

* TEMPERATURES...GENERALLY 100 TO 105 OVER THE LOWLANDS...AND 85
TO 95 IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF AN INCREASINGLY HOT...DRY...AND
UNSTABLE ENVIRONMENT AND VERY DRY FUELS MAY RESULT IN RAPID
GROWTH OF NEW OR EXISTING FIRES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF THE
ABOVE CONDITIONS CAN CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

Fire Weather Warning
ORZ616-311130-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0014.000000T0000Z-150801T0400Z/
UMPQUA BASIN-
423 PM PDT THU JUL 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT FRIDAY FOR A
HAINES INDEX OF 6 OVER THE CABLE CROSSING WILDFIRE IN OREGON FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 616... ...

* HAINES INDEX: 6 (HIGH).

* IMPACTS: VERY DRY AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS WILL SUPPORT EXTREME
FIRE BEHAVIOR. PLUME DOMINATION IS POSSIBLE WITH LOCALLY-
GENERATED ERRATIC AND GUSTY WINDS. SPOTTING COULD BE A PROBLEM.

* AFFECTED AREA: IN AND AROUND THE CABLE CROSSING FIRE AND THE
STOUTS FIRE IN FIRE WEATHER ZONE 616.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: NORTH CENTRAL DOUGLAS COUNTY.

* HUMIDITY: MINIMUM OF 10-15 PERCENT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WILDFIRE CREWS SHOULD PREPARE FOR THE POTENTIAL OF PLUME DOMINATED
FIRE THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

&&

$$

Fire Weather Watch
ORZ619>623-311130-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.A.0009.150731T2200Z-150802T0600Z/
WESTERN ROGUE RIVER-SISKIYOU NATIONAL FOREST-
WESTERN ROGUE BASIN INCLUDING THE ILLINOIS VALLEY-
SISKIYOU MOUNTAINS-EASTERN ROGUE VALLEY-SOUTHERN OREGON CASCADES-
423 PM PDT THU JUL 30 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR POSSIBLE DRY LIGHTNING ON VERY DRY FUELS...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING.

* IMPACTS: ANY DRY LIGHTNING COMBINED WITH HIGH FIRE DANGER WILL
LIKELY RESULT IN NEW FIRE STARTS. GUSTY THUNDERSTORM WINDS
COULD CONTRIBUTE TO FIRE SPREAD. INITIAL ATTACK RESOURCES COULD
BE OVERWHELMED AND HOLDOVER FIRES ARE POSSIBLE.

* AFFECTED AREA: IN SOUTHWEST OR...FIRE WEATHER ZONES
619...620...621...622 AND 623.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: CURRY...JOSEPHINE...JACKSON...KLAMATH.

* THUNDERSTORMS: ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE FROM LATE
FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

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.

&&

$$

Heat Advisory
ORZ023-310430-
/O.CON.KMFR.HT.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-150802T0600Z/
CENTRAL DOUGLAS COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DRAIN...ELKTON...ROSEBURG...SUTHERLIN...
GREEN...MYRTLE CREEK...CANYONVILLE
927 AM PDT THU JUL 30 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT SATURDAY...

A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT SATURDAY.

* TEMPERATURE: HIGHS OF 100 TO 105 DEGREES TODAY AND FRIDAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: DRAIN...ELKTON...ROSEBURG...SUTHERLIN...
GREEN...MYRTLE CREEK...CANYONVILLE.

* IMPACTS: THERE IS HIGHER RISK FOR HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT
STROKE. THOSE WHO ARE ELDERLY...SICK...OR YOUNG ARE MORE
SUSCEPTIBLE TO HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* DO NOT LEAVE PETS OR CHILDREN IN AUTOMOBILES FOR ANY LENGTH OF
TIME.

* USE CAUTION NEAR AREA RIVERS...WHICH ARE COLD AND CAN HAVE
STRONG CURRENTS...AND BE SURE TO WEAR A LIFE JACKET.

* DRINK PLENTY OF WATER AND SEEK SHADE.

* TAKE PLENTY OF REST BREAKS.

&&

$$

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