Klamath County, Oregon
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Aviation Weather Warning
ORZ029-060000-
KLAMATH BASIN OR-
404 PM PDT SUN JUL 5 2015

...AIRPORT WEATHER WARNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED AN AIRPORT WEATHER
WARNING FOR...

* KLAMATH FALLS KINGSLEY FIELD (LMT)

* UNTIL 500 PM PDT

FOR THE FOLLOWING THREATS...

* CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WITHIN 5 NM OF THE AIRPORT.

$$

Fire Weather Warning
CAZ285-ORZ623>625-061215-
/O.EXT.KMFR.FW.A.0006.150706T2100Z-150707T0600Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0007.000000T0000Z-150706T0600Z/
MODOC COUNTY EXCEPT FOR THE SURPRISE VALLEY-
SOUTHERN OREGON CASCADES-KLAMATH BASIN AND THE FREMONT-
WINEMA NATIONAL FOREST-
SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON DESERT INCLUDING THE BLM LAND IN EASTERN
LAKE AND WESTERN HARNEY COUNTIES-
302 PM PDT SUN JUL 5 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH DRY FUELS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 285...623...624 AND 625...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH DRY FUELS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 285...623...624 AND 625...

THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA: FIRE WEATHER ZONES 624...285...625 AND 623

* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
IN NORTHERN CA...FOR SUNDAY...SISKIYOU AND MODOC COUNTIES.
FOR MONDAY...MODOC COUNTY ONLY.
IN SOUTH CENTRAL OR...FOR SUNDAY...SOUTHERN KLAMATH AND LAKE
COUNTIES. ONLY THE EXTREME SOUTHEAST CORNER OF
ZONE 623 IS AFFECTED.
FOR MONDAY...THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF KLAMATH
AND LAKE COUNTIES. IN ZONE 623...ONLY THE AREA
NEAR CRATER LAKE IS AFFECTED.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE AREA WILL BECOME
SCATTERED LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. STORMS WILL LIKELY
PRODUCE ABUNDANT LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS. THUNDERSTORM
ACTIVITY MAY BECOME SCATTERED OVER THE WATCH AREA MONDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...WIND GUSTS OF 30 TO 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON EXISTING VERY DRY FUELS COULD CAUSE
NUMEROUS NEW FIRE IGNITIONS. GUSTY AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS
COULD ALSO CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

Fire Weather Watch
ORZ611-061700-
/O.NEW.KPDT.FW.A.0005.150706T2200Z-150708T0400Z/
DESCHUTES NATIONAL FOREST - MINUS SISTERS RANGER DISTRICT-
1252 PM PDT SUN JUL 5 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING FOR THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING ABUNDANT LIGHTNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PENDLETON HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN ORZ611...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 611.

* TIMING...THE EXPECTED TIME FOR SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE
BETWEEN 2 PM AND 8 PM MONDAY AND TUESDAY.

* LIGHTNING ACTIVITY...3.

* PRECIPITATION...SOME STORMS MAY BRING BRIEF HEAVY RAIN WITH
AMOUNTS UP TO ONE QUARTER OF AN INCH OF RAIN.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

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.

&&

$$

Fire Weather Watch
CAZ285-ORZ623>625-061215-
/O.EXT.KMFR.FW.A.0006.150706T2100Z-150707T0600Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0007.000000T0000Z-150706T0600Z/
MODOC COUNTY EXCEPT FOR THE SURPRISE VALLEY-
SOUTHERN OREGON CASCADES-KLAMATH BASIN AND THE FREMONT-
WINEMA NATIONAL FOREST-
SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON DESERT INCLUDING THE BLM LAND IN EASTERN
LAKE AND WESTERN HARNEY COUNTIES-
302 PM PDT SUN JUL 5 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH DRY FUELS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 285...623...624 AND 625...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH DRY FUELS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 285...623...624 AND 625...

THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA: FIRE WEATHER ZONES 624...285...625 AND 623

* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
IN NORTHERN CA...FOR SUNDAY...SISKIYOU AND MODOC COUNTIES.
FOR MONDAY...MODOC COUNTY ONLY.
IN SOUTH CENTRAL OR...FOR SUNDAY...SOUTHERN KLAMATH AND LAKE
COUNTIES. ONLY THE EXTREME SOUTHEAST CORNER OF
ZONE 623 IS AFFECTED.
FOR MONDAY...THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF KLAMATH
AND LAKE COUNTIES. IN ZONE 623...ONLY THE AREA
NEAR CRATER LAKE IS AFFECTED.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE AREA WILL BECOME
SCATTERED LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. STORMS WILL LIKELY
PRODUCE ABUNDANT LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS. THUNDERSTORM
ACTIVITY MAY BECOME SCATTERED OVER THE WATCH AREA MONDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...WIND GUSTS OF 30 TO 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON EXISTING VERY DRY FUELS COULD CAUSE
NUMEROUS NEW FIRE IGNITIONS. GUSTY AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS
COULD ALSO CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

Flood Advisory
ORC035-060030-
/O.EXT.KMFR.FA.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-150706T0030Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
KLAMATH OR-
426 PM PDT SUN JUL 5 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
SOUTH CENTRAL KLAMATH COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON...

* UNTIL 530 PM PDT

* AT 424 PM PDT...THE PUBLIC REPORTED URBAN AND SMALL STREAM
FLOODING CONTINUES IN AND AROUND KLAMATH FALLS.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
KLAMATH FALLS...MILLER ISLAND KLAMATH WILDLIFE AREA...MOORE PARK
AND ALTAMONT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN
URBAN AREAS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER POOR DRAINAGE
AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED
ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

TO REPORT FLOODING...HAVE THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY RELAY
YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE.

&&

LAT...LON 4232 12171 4215 12172 4214 12192 4230 12191

$$

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
ORC035-060015-
/O.NEW.KMFR.SV.W.0015.150705T2343Z-150706T0015Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
443 PM PDT SUN JUL 5 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
SOUTHWESTERN KLAMATH COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON...

* UNTIL 515 PM PDT

* AT 441 PM PDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS
OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR TOPSY CAMPGROUND...OR 15
MILES WEST OF KLAMATH FALLS...AND MOVING EAST AT 10 MPH.

* THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF
SOUTHWESTERN KLAMATH COUNTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCE DAMAGING WINDS...DESTRUCTIVE HAIL...
DEADLY LIGHTNING. HEAVY RAINS FLOOD ROADS QUICKLY SO DO NOT DRIVE
INTO AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROAD.

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE...OR
YOUR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHO WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN MEDFORD.

&&

LAT...LON 4213 12214 4224 12217 4228 12195 4216 12191
TIME...MOT...LOC 2341Z 259DEG 8KT 4220 12208

$$

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
ORC035-060015-
/O.NEW.KMFR.SV.W.0016.150705T2346Z-150706T0015Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
446 PM PDT SUN JUL 5 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
SOUTHWESTERN KLAMATH COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON...

* UNTIL 515 PM PDT

* AT 446 PM PDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR
SURVEYOR MOUNTAIN CAMPGROUND...OR 23 MILES WEST OF KLAMATH FALLS...
AND MOVING EAST AT 15 MPH.

* THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF
SOUTHWESTERN KLAMATH COUNTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCE DAMAGING WINDS...DESTRUCTIVE HAIL...
DEADLY LIGHTNING AND VERY HEAVY RAIN. FOR YOUR PROTECTION...MOVE TO
AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS. HEAVY
RAINS FLOOD ROADS QUICKLY SO DO NOT DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER
COVERS THE ROAD.

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE...OR
YOUR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHO WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN MEDFORD.

HEAVY RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

&&

LAT...LON 4211 12228 4218 12228 4224 12217 4213 12214
TIME...MOT...LOC 2346Z 254DEG 13KT 4215 12223

$$

Special Weather Statement
ORZ026-028-060030-
JACKSON COUNTY-SISKIYOU MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHERN OREGON CASCADES-
435 PM PDT SUN JUL 5 2015

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT SOUTHWESTERN JACKSON COUNTY...

AT 434 PM PDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS NEAR KENNEDY MEADOWS...OR
7 MILES SOUTHWEST OF ASHLAND...MOVING NORTH AT 10 MPH. WIND GUSTS UP
TO 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM ALONG WITH SEVERAL LIGHTNING
STRIKES.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ASHLAND...TALENT...SQUAW LAKES RECREATION SITE...KENNEDY MEADOWS...
CANTRALL BUCKLEY COUNTY PARK...MCKEE BRIDGE RECREATION SITE...WOODRAT
MOUNTAIN...RUCH...MOUNT ASHLAND SNOW PARK...GROUSE GAP SNOW PARK AND
PHOENIX.

LAT...LON 4202 12266 4203 12307 4224 12308 4228 12272
TIME...MOT...LOC 2334Z 171DEG 8KT 4213 12284
$$

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