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Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 1:58 PM PDT on September 16, 2014

...Red flag warning in effect from 11 am to 9 PM PDT Wednesday for combination of strong winds and low relative humidities for fire weather zones 624 and 625...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a red flag warning...which is in effect from 11 am to 9 PM PDT Wednesday.

* Affected area: fire weather zones 624 and 625

* wind...southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts 35 to 45 mph.

* Humidity...12 to 22 percent.

* Impacts...the combination of gusty winds and low relative humidities on critically dry fuels will result in the possibility of rapid fire growth during this time period

* view the hazard area in detail at http://go.USA.Gov/zyv5

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

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