Douglas County, OR
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Fire Weather Warning
ORZ616-310245-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0014.150730T1800Z-150731T0300Z/
UMPQUA BASIN-
535 AM PDT THU JUL 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
8 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR A HAINES INDEX OF 6 OVER THE CABLE
CROSSING WILDFIRE IN OREGON FIRE WEATHER ZONE 616...

* HAINES INDEX: 6 (HIGH).

* IMPACTS: HIGH LEVEL HAINES INDEX OF 6 IS CONDUCIVE TO PLUME
DOMINATED FIRE.

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

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: NORTH CENTRAL DOUGLAS COUNTY.

* HUMIDITY: AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

Fire Weather Warning
ORZ603>608-WAZ604-660-310045-
/O.CON.KPQR.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150801T0600Z/
ZONE 603-ZONE 604-ZONE 605-ZONE 606-ZONE 607-ZONE 608-ZONE 660-
839 AM 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 OREGON FIRE WEATHER ZONES 603...604...605...606...607...608
AND WASHINGTON FIRE WEATHER ZONES 604 AND 660...

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

&&

$$

Heat Advisory
ORZ023-310000-
/O.CON.KMFR.HT.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-150802T0600Z/
CENTRAL DOUGLAS COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DRAIN...ELKTON...ROSEBURG...SUTHERLIN...
GREEN...MYRTLE CREEK...CANYONVILLE
128 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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