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Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 6:39 AM PDT on August 25, 2016

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on August 26, 2016


... Red flag warning remains in effect until 11 PM PDT this
evening for east wind with poor overnight rh recovery this morning
and strong gusty wind with low rh this afternoon and evening for
fire weather zones 616... 617... 618... 619... 620 and 623...

* impacts: east winds... poor relative humidity recovery... and
high fire danger will likely contribute to a significant spread
of new and existing fires and strong... gusty wind with low
relative humidity and high fire danger will likely contribute to
a significant spread of new and existing fires.

* Affected areas: in southwest Oregon... fire weather zones...
616... 617... 618... 619... 620... 623.

* Counties affected: in south central or... Klamath. In
southwest or... Coos... Curry... Douglas... Jackson... Josephine.
In western or... Lane.

* Wind: this morning... .northeast to east 10 to 15 mph with gusts 20
to 30 mph... primarily on the upper slopes and ridges.
This afternoon... becoming north 10 to 15 mph with gusts 15 to 25
mph to include in the valleys.

* Humidity recovery: 25 to 45 percent on upper slopes and
ridges.

* Minimum humidity thursday: 5 to 15 percent.

* View the hazard area in detail at
http://weather.Gov/Medford/hazard

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or will shortly.

Strong winds and low relative humidities will cause fires to
spread very rapidly.

Monitor NOAA Weather Radio and the National Weather Service
website for the latest information... forecasts... and warnings.




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