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California, Modoc County

Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 1:27 PM PDT on September 28, 2016

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on September 29, 2016


... Red flag warning in effect from 1 PM to 7 PM PDT Thursday for
strong gusty wind with low humidity for fire weather zones 285
and 624...

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

* Affected area: eastern half of fire weather zone 285 in northern
California. Southeastern portion of fire weather zone 624 in
southern Oregon.

* Counties affected: in northern CA... eastern Modoc. In south
central or... extreme southeastern Klamath and southwestern
lake.

* Wind: southwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Humidity: 14 to 18 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
will occur shortly.

* Strong winds and low relative humidities will cause any existing
or new fires to spread very rapidly.

* One less spark, one less wildfire.



Visit US at www.Weather.Gov/Medford



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