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ORZ624-625-170200-
/O.NEW.KMFR.FW.W.0012.191016T1800Z-191017T0200Z/
Klamath Basin and the Fremont-Winema National Forest-
South Central Oregon Desert including the BLM Land in Eastern Lake
and Western Harney Counties-
913 AM PDT Wed Oct 16 2019

…RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR
STRONG GUSTY WIND WITH LOW RH FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 624 AND 625…


The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Red Flag
Warning…which is in effect until 7 PM PDT this evening.

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

* Affected area: Mainly the higher terrain of southern Fire
Weather Zone 625 and southeastern Fire Weather Zone 624,
including the Hart and Warner Mountains.

* Wind: Southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Humidity: As low as 12 percent.

* View the hazard area in detail at:
https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD

Precautionary/preparedness actions…

Strong winds and low relative humidities will cause fires to
spread very rapidly.

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 will create
extreme fire growth potential.

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