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Umpqua National Forest-
502 AM PDT Tue Jul 25 2017
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 11 PM
PDT THIS EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON DRY FUELS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 617...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM PDT WEDNESDAY
FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 617...
The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 11 AM this morning to 11 PM PDT
this evening. a Red Flag Warning has also been issued from 11 AM
to 11 PM PDT Wednesday. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in
* Impacts: Lightning and high fire danger will likely result in
new fire starts. Gusty thunderstorm winds could contribute to
fire spread. Despite rainfall, initial attack resources could
be overwhelmed and holdover fires are possible.
* Affected area: In South Central OR Fire Zones...Most of 617
today and Eastern 617 Wednesday.
* Counties affected: In Southwest OR...Far Eastern Douglas.
* Thunderstorms: Scattered thunderstorms with lightning activity
level of 3.
* Timing: Thunderstorms are expected to become scattered this
afternoon and diminish to isolated overnight and then increase
again to scattered coverage Wednesday afternoon.
* View the hazard area in detail at
A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly. Scattered thunderstorms
combined with dry fuels create conditions where many fire starts
may occur in a short period of time.