South Central Siskiyou County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Watch
Statement as of 12:26 PM PDT on July 28, 2014

...Fire Weather Watch in effect from Tuesday morning through Tuesday evening for abundant lightning with dry fuels for fire weather zones 280...281...282...284...285...617...621...622... 623...624 and 625...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Fire Weather Watch...which is in effect from Tuesday morning through Tuesday evening.

* Affected areas: fire weather zones 281...622...624...285... 282...284...621...625...623...617 and 280

* thunderstorms...scattered thunderstorms are expected late this morning through this evening.

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

* 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 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 Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions may occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible red flag warnings.

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Public Information Statement
Statement as of 9:45 am PDT on July 28, 2014

Maintenance for the Port Orford NOAA Weather Radio transmitter located at Port Orford is scheduled for Tuesday July 29th between 10 am and 1 PM PDT.

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