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Fire Weather Warning
ORZ622-020000-
/O.CAN.KMFR.FW.A.0010.150802T2100Z-150803T0800Z/
/O.EXT.KMFR.FW.W.0015.150801T2100Z-150803T0600Z/
EASTERN ROGUE VALLEY-
342 AM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
11 PM PDT SUNDAY...
...THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS BEEN UPGRADED...

THE RED FLAG WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
11 PM PDT SUNDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR SUNDAY HAS BEEN
UPGRADED.

* THUNDERSTORMS: SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED OVER THE
HIGHER TERRAIN OF FIRE WEATHER ZONE 622 THIS WEEKEND WITH
ISOLATED STORMS OVER THE VALLEYS. WHILE STORMS MAY DECREASE IN
COVERAGE AT NIGHT, THEY WILL REMAIN DRY.

* IMPACTS: DRY THUNDERSTORMS MAY RESULT IN NUMEROUS NEW STARTS.
LOW HUMIDITIES...HOT TEMPERATURES...AND DRY THUNDERSTORMS WITH
GUSTY AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS WILL CREATE EXTREME FIRE
BEHAVIOR ON EXISTING FIRES AND NEW FIRE STARTS.

* TIMING: THE GREATEST THREAT FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE DURING THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS, HOWEVER, STORMS MAY CONTINUE
OVERNIGHT AS WELL.

* AFFECTED AREA: IN SOUTHWEST OR...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 622.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: JACKSON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT EXTREME FIRE CONDITIONS ARE
OCCURRING OR IMMINENT.

&&

$$

Fire Weather Warning
ORZ615>617-619-620-020000-
/O.EXT.KMFR.FW.W.0015.150801T2100Z-150803T0600Z/
SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON COAST-UMPQUA BASIN-UMPQUA NATIONAL FOREST-
WESTERN ROGUE RIVER-SISKIYOU NATIONAL FOREST-
WESTERN ROGUE BASIN INCLUDING THE ILLINOIS VALLEY-
342 AM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
11 PM PDT SUNDAY...

THE RED FLAG WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
11 PM PDT SUNDAY.

* THUNDERSTORMS: ISOLATED TO SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE
POSSIBLE FROM LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.
THUNDERSTORMS ARE MORE LIKELY TO BE SCATTERED IN THE MOUNTAINS
WITH ISOLATED STORMS IN THE VALLEYS.

* IMPACTS: DRY THUNDERSTORMS MAY RESULT IN NUMEROUS NEW STARTS.
LOW HUMIDITIES...HOT TEMPERATURES...AND DRY THUNDERSTORMS WITH
GUSTY AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS WILL CREATE EXTREME FIRE
BEHAVIOR ON EXISTING FIRES AND NEW FIRE STARTS.

* TIMING: THE GREATEST THREAT FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE DURING THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS, HOWEVER, STORMS MAY CONTINUE
OVERNIGHT AS WELL.

* AFFECTED AREA: IN SOUTHWEST OR...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 615...
616...617...619 AND 620.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: COOS...CURRY...DOUGLAS...JOSEPHINE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT EXTREME FIRE CONDITIONS ARE
OCCURRING OR IMMINENT.

&&

$$

Fire Weather Warning
ORZ621-623-020000-
/O.CAN.KMFR.FW.A.0010.150802T2100Z-150803T0800Z/
/O.EXT.KMFR.FW.W.0015.150801T1800Z-150803T0600Z/
SISKIYOU MOUNTAINS-SOUTHERN OREGON CASCADES-
342 AM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
11 PM PDT SUNDAY...
...THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS BEEN UPGRADED...

THE RED FLAG WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
11 PM PDT SUNDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR SUNDAY HAS BEEN
UPGRADED.

* THUNDERSTORMS: SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED OVER
MUCH OF FIRE WEATHER ZONES 621 AND 623 THIS WEEKEND. STORMS MAY
BECOME ISOLATED AT NIGHT...HOWEVER THEY WILL REMAIN DRY.

* IMPACTS: DRY THUNDERSTORMS MAY RESULT IN NUMEROUS NEW STARTS.
LOW HUMIDITIES...HOT TEMPERATURES...AND DRY THUNDERSTORMS WITH
GUSTY AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS WILL CREATE EXTREME FIRE
BEHAVIOR ON EXISTING FIRES AND NEW FIRE STARTS.

* TIMING: THE GREATEST THREAT FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE DURING THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS, HOWEVER, STORMS MAY CONTINUE
OVERNIGHT AS WELL.

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

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT EXTREME FIRE CONDITIONS ARE
OCCURRING OR IMMINENT.

&&

$$

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
ORZ024-026-012300-
/O.CON.KMFR.HT.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-150802T0600Z/
EASTERN CURRY COUNTY AND JOSEPHINE COUNTY-JACKSON COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GRANTS PASS...CAVE JUNCTION...MEDFORD...
ASHLAND
255 AM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING.

* TEMPERATURE: HIGHS OF 95 TO 105 DEGREES TODAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: GRANTS PASS...CAVE JUNCTION...MEDFORD...
ASHLAND.

* IMPACTS: THERE IS AN ELEVATED RISK OF 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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