Medford, Oregon, United States (97501)
Lat: 42.33N, Lon: 122.87W
Wx Zone: ORZ026
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RED FLAG WARNING
 Issued:4:59 PM Tue, Jul 29, 2014
 Expires:11:00 PM Tue, Jul 29, 2014
 
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RED FLAG WARNING
Issue Date:4:59 PM Tue, Jul 29, 2014
Expiration:11:00 PM Tue, Jul 29, 2014
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 621 AND 622... 
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 11 PM PDT
WEDNESDAY FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 621 AND 622...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 11 PM PDT WEDNESDAY.
THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT. 

* AFFECTED AREAS: FIRE WEATHER ZONES 621 AND 622.

* THUNDERSTORMS...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THIS 
AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING...DIMINISHING IN COVERAGE LATE
TONIGHT THEN LIKELY EXPANDING IN COVERAGE ON WEDNESDAY 
AFTERNOON INTO WEDNESDAY EVENING. 

* OUTFLOW WINDS...30 TO 40 MPH GUSTS ARE POSSIBLE ON BOTH DAYS.

* IMPACTS...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS COMBINED WITH EXISTING VERY 
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.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/ZYV5

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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