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Oregon, Northern and Eastern Klamath County and Western Lake County

Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 7:29 AM PDT on July 22, 2014

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on July 23, 2014


... Red flag warning remains in effect from 11 am this morning to
5 PM PDT Wednesday for thunderstorms producing abundant lightning
across fire weather zones or610... or611 and or640...

A red flag warning remains in effect from 11 am this morning to
5 PM PDT Wednesday.

* Affected area... in orz610... fire weather zone 610 east slopes
of central Oregon Cascades. In orz611... fire weather zone 611
Deschutes National Forest minus -Sisters Ranger district. In
orz640... fire weather zone 640 central mountains of Oregon.

* Timing... storms will develop around mid-day and occasional
scattered thunderstorms will be possible through Wednesday
afternoon.

* Thunderstorms... some storms may become strong with outflow
winds around 40 mph and small hail.

* Precipitation... there will be a mix of wet and dry storms with
anywhere from a few hundredths of an inch to over one quarter
of an inch of rain possible.

* Lightning activity level... 3.

* Impacts... frequent lightning and critically dry fuels may
result in numerous fire starts.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.





433 am PDT Tue Jul 22 2014

... Red flag warning remains in effect from 11 am this morning to
11 PM PDT this evening for abundant lightning with dry fuels for
fire weather zones 284 and 624...

* affected areas: fire weather zones 284 and 624.

* Thunderstorms... scattered to numerous thunderstorms are expected
late this morning through this evening. Coverage is expected to
be most extensive in the northern portion of zone 624.

* Outflow winds... 30 to 50 mph gusts are possible.

* Impacts... scattered to numerous thunderstorms combined with
existing dry fuels will result in many fire starts in a short
period of time. Significant rainfall is expected with some of
the thunderstorms... but fire spread is likely in areas that do
not receive wetting rain and as drying occurs in the days that
follow the thunderstorms.

* View the hazard area in detail at http://go.USA.Gov/zyv5

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or will shortly. These conditions will
contribute to extreme fire behavior.





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