North Central and Southeast Siskiyou County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 6:00 AM PDT Jul. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning now in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to
   11 am PDT Tuesday for abundant lighting and dry fuels for
   fire weather zones 284 and 285...

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Tuesday morning through
   Tuesday evening for abundant lightning on dry fuels for fire
   weather zones 284 and 285...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a red flag
warning... which is in effect from 11 am Monday to 11 am PDT
Tuesday. A Fire Weather Watch has also been issued. This Fire
Weather Watch is in effect from Tuesday morning through Tuesday
evening.

* Impacts: thunderstorms and very dry fuels will likely result
in new fire starts. Gusty thunderstorm winds could contribute
to fire spread. Initial attack resources could be overwhelmed
and holdover fires are possible.

* Area affected by warning:

in northern CA... Tule Lake area and Lava Beds in fire weather
zone 284... and all but southwest portion of zone 285.

* Counties affected by warning:

in northern CA... northeastern Siskiyou County... most of Modoc
County except the southwestern part.

* Thunderstorms: scattered thunderstorms with lightning
activity level of 3. However, the eastern part of Modoc County
could see precipitation approach or locally exceed wetting
rain. Along with frequent ground strikes, this could bring
lightning activity level up to lal 4.

* Timing: thunderstorms are expected this afternoon and continue
overnight into Tuesday morning. Another round of scattered
thunderstorms is likely Tuesday afternoon and evening.

* One less spark, one less wildfire.

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





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