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Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 10:53 PM PDT on July 25, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on July 27, 2017

... Red flag warning in effect from 11 am to 11 PM PDT Wednesday
for abundant lightning and 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 to 11 PM PDT Wednesday.

* 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 southwest or... eastern Umpqua National Forest
in fire weather zone 617.

* Counties affected: in southwest or... eastern Douglas and southeast

* Thunderstorms: scattered thunderstorms with lightning
activity level of 3. Wetting rains will occur with some
storms but there will be strikes outside of wetting rains.

* Timing: scattered thunderstorms will persist through
Wednesday evening... peaking in strength and coverage during
the afternoons and evenings.

* View the hazard area in detail at

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

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