Northeast Siskiyou and Northwest Modoc Counties Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 6:08 AM PDT Jul. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Monday morning
through Monday evening for abundant lightning with dry fuels for
fire weather zones 284 and 622...

* impacts: lightning and high fire danger will likely result in
new fire starts. Gusty thunderstorm winds could contribute to
fire spread. Despite rainfall, initial attack resources could
be overwhelmed and holdover fires are possible.

* Affected area:
in southwest or... part of fire weather zone 622 east of Highway
   227 south to Shale City.
In northeast CA... .the eastern portion of fire weather zone 284
   in northwest Modoc County.

* Counties affected: in southwest or... eastern Jackson. In
northeast CA... the northwest portion of Modoc.

* Thunderstorms: scattered thunderstorms with lightning
activity level of 3. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is
expected with these storms.

* One less spark, one less wildfire.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
red flag warnings.




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