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Statement as of 4:23 PM PDT on July 25, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on July 27, 2017


... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Wednesday afternoon
through late Wednesday night for abundant lightning and gusty
outflow winds for fire weather zones 610, 640, 643, 644, and
645...

* affected area... in orz610... fire weather zone 610. In orz640...
fire weather zone 640. In orz643... fire weather zone 643. In
orz644... fire weather zone 644.In orz645... fire weather zone
645.

* Timing... scattered thunderstorms will develop Wednesday
afternoon and continue through the evening hours. A few
storms may also continue through early Thursday morning.

* Lightning activity... 3 meaning thunderstorms are few with
light to moderate rain.

* Precipitation... most storms will bring one tenth to one
quarter of an inch of rain.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

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.




230 PM PDT Tue Jul 25 2017

... Red flag warning now in effect until 11 PM PDT Wednesday for
   abundant lightning on dry fuels for fire weather zones 624 and
   625...

* 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 weather zones 624 and 625.

* Counties affected:
in south central or... extreme western Harney... Klamath... lake.

* Thunderstorms: scattered thunderstorms with lightning activity
level of 3. Lightning activity level of 4 is possible in the
higher terrain areas. 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
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. Scattered thunderstorms
combined with dry fuels create conditions where many fire starts
may occur in a short period of time.





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