Central Siskiyou County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Statement as of 4:13 PM PDT on July 05, 2015

... The Severe Thunderstorm Warning for northwestern Siskiyou County
will expire at 415 PM PDT...

the storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe
limits... and no longer poses an immediate threat to life or property.
Therefore the warning will be allowed to expire. However small hail
and gusty winds are still possible with this thunderstorm.

Lat... Lon 4174 12297 4163 12317 4175 12330 4185 12312
time... Mot... loc 2311z 143deg 14kt 4175 12313


412 PM PDT sun Jul 5 2015

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
central Siskiyou County in northern California...

* until 445 PM PDT

* at 412 PM PDT... Doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm
capable of producing quarter size hail. This storm was located over
Etna... or 22 miles southwest of Yreka. This storm was nearly

* Locations impacted include...
Etna and Greenview.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Severe thunderstorms produce damaging winds... destructive hail...
deadly lightning and very heavy rain. For your protection... move to
an interior room on the lowest floor of your home or business. Heavy
rains flood roads quickly so do not drive into areas where water
covers the Road.

To report severe weather... contact the National Weather Service... or
your nearest law enforcement agency who will relay your report to the
National Weather Service office in Medford.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm... and may lead
to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded

Lat... Lon 4146 12302 4159 12294 4158 12284 4145 12273
      4137 12288
time... Mot... loc 2312z 341deg 2kt 4147 12289


Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 3:02 PM PDT on July 05, 2015

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 11 PM PDT this
   evening for abundant lightning with dry fuels for fire weather
   zones 280... 281 and 284...
... Fire Weather Watch is cancelled for abundant lightning with
   dry fuels for fire weather zones 280... 281 and 284...

The National Weather Service in Medford has cancelled the Fire
Weather Watch.

* Affected area: fire weather zones 281... 284 and 280

* counties affected: in northern CA... Siskiyou and Modoc counties.

* Thunderstorms... isolated thunderstorms over the area will become
scattered later this afternoon and evening. Storms will likely
produce abundant lightning and gusty winds. Thunderstorm
activity will likely remain isolated Monday afternoon and

* Outflow winds... wind gusts of 30 to 40 mph are possible.

* Impacts... dry lightning will be possible outside of the wet
cores. Multiple new fire starts from lightning strikes could
pose a threat to life and property... and may overwhelm
initial attack resources.

* View the hazard area in detail at

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or will shortly. Scattered
thunderstorms combined with dry fuels create conditions where many
fire starts may occur in a short period of time.

Record Report
Statement as of 01:42 am PDT on July 05, 2015

... Record high temperature set at Medford or...

a record high temperature of 103 degrees was set at Medford or yesterday.
This ties the old record of 103 set in 1972.

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