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Red Flag Warning


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
230 PM PDT Mon Jul 24 2017

...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

CAZ284-285-ORZ617-623>625-251300-
/O.CAN.KMFR.FW.A.0009.170725T1800Z-170726T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.FW.A.0010.170726T1800Z-170727T0600Z/
/O.EXT.KMFR.FW.W.0014.000000T0000Z-170726T0600Z/
Siskiyou County from the Cascade Mountains East and South to Mt
Shasta-Modoc County Except for the Surprise Valley-
Umpqua National Forest-Southern Oregon Cascades-
Klamath Basin and the Fremont-Winema National Forest-
South Central Oregon Desert including the BLM Land in Eastern Lake
and Western Harney Counties-
230 PM PDT Mon Jul 24 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT TUESDAY FOR
   ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 617...
   623...624...625...284 and 285...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
   WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON DRY FUELS FOR
   FIRE WEATHER ZONES 284...285...617...623...624 AND 625...

* 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 Northern CA Fire Zones...Northern 284...285.
  In South Central OR Fire Zones...624...625.
  In Southwest OR Fire Zones...Eastern and Central 617...623.

* Counties affected:
  In Northern CA...Modoc...Northeast Siskiyou.
  In South Central OR...Far Western Harney...Klamath...Lake.
  In Southwest OR...Far Eastern Douglas...Eastern Jackson.
  In Western OR...Far Southern Lane in the Cascades.

* Thunderstorms: Scattered thunderstorms with lightning activity
  level of 3. However, in southern half of Lake County and from
  Highway 395 east into Harney County precipitation could approach
  or locally exceed wetting rain, and lightning activity level could
  be as high as LAL 4.

* Timing: Thunderstorms will continue through Tuesday evening.

* One less spark, one less wildfire.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  http://weather.gov/medford/hazard

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are
either occurring now, or will shortly. Lightning strikes with
little or no precipitation combined with dry fuels create
conditions where many fire starts may occur in a short period of
time.

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible Red
Flag Warnings.

&&

$$


Small Craft Advisory For Hazardous Seas


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
200 PM PDT MON JUL 24 2017

PZZ350-251000-
/O.CAN.KMFR.SE.W.0050.000000T0000Z-170725T0600Z/
/O.EXT.KMFR.SC.Y.0068.000000T0000Z-170725T1500Z/
/O.EXT.KMFR.SW.Y.0071.170725T1500Z-170726T1200Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
200 PM PDT MON JUL 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS CANCELLED THE
HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING.

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT.

* SEAS...STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN AT 7 TO 9 FEET.

* AREAS AFFECTED...SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED IN ALL
  AREAS.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTPS://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MFR/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS AND SEAS WILL CREATE A
POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALLER VESSELS AND INEXPERIENCED MARINERS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES WILL
BE STEEP ENOUGH TO CREATE A POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALLER VESSELS
AND INEXPERIENCED MARINERS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
200 PM PDT MON JUL 24 2017

PZZ370-251000-
/O.EXT.KMFR.SE.W.0050.000000T0000Z-170725T1500Z/
/O.EXT.KMFR.SC.Y.0068.170724T2100Z-170725T1500Z/
/O.EXB.KMFR.SW.Y.0071.170725T1500Z-170726T1200Z/
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
200 PM PDT MON JUL 24 2017

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM PDT TUESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM
TUESDAY TO 5 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM
TUESDAY TO 5 AM PDT WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS.

* SEAS...STEEP TO VERY STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN AT 7 TO 10 FEET.

* AREAS AFFECTED...VERY STEEP AND HAZARDOUS SEAS ARE EXPECTED
  BEYOND 30 NM FROM SHORE SOUTH OF CAPE ARAGO. ALL OTHER AREAS CAN
  EXPECT SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTPS://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MFR/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING MEANS VERY STEEP AND HAZARDOUS SEA
CONDITIONS ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. RECREATIONAL BOATERS SHOULD
REMAIN IN PORT, OR TAKE SHELTER UNTIL WAVES SUBSIDE.  COMMERCIAL
VESSELS SHOULD PREPARE FOR ROUGH SEAS AND CONSIDER REMAINING IN
PORT OR TAKING SHELTER IN PORT UNTIL HAZARDOUS SEAS SUBSIDE.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS AND SEAS WILL CREATE A
POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALLER VESSELS AND INEXPERIENCED MARINERS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES WILL
BE STEEP ENOUGH TO CREATE A POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALLER VESSELS
AND INEXPERIENCED MARINERS.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD


Small Craft Advisory For Rough Bar


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
955 PM PDT MON JUL 24 2017

PZZ210-251300-
/O.CON.KPQR.RB.Y.0125.170725T1000Z-170725T1400Z/
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
955 PM PDT MON JUL 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM
TO 7 AM PDT TUESDAY...

* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS...SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* FIRST EBB...VERY STRONG EBB AROUND 645 AM TUESDAY. SEAS TO 8
  FEET WITH BREAKERS.

* SECOND EBB...EBB AROUND 730 PM TUESDAY. SEAS TO 7 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR MEANS THAT WAVE CONDITIONS
ARE EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT IN OR NEAR HARBOR
ENTRANCES.

&&

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
955 PM PDT MON JUL 24 2017

PZZ250-270-251300-
/O.CON.KPQR.SC.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-170726T0700Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-
WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR FROM 10 TO
60 NM-
955 PM PDT MON JUL 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PDT
TUESDAY NIGHT...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST TO NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS 25 KNOTS.

* SEAS...VERY STEEP AND HAZARDOUS. EXPECT COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9
  FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD AROUND 8 SECONDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PORTLAND

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
955 PM PDT MON JUL 24 2017

PZZ255-275-251300-
/O.CON.KPQR.SC.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-170726T0900Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
955 PM PDT MON JUL 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PDT
WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST TO NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 25
  KNOTS.

* SEAS...VERY STEEP AND HAZARDOUS. EXPECT COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 10
  FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD AROUND 8 SECONDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
856 PM PDT MON JUL 24 2017

PZZ170-173-176-251200-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0182.000000T0000Z-170726T1300Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO 60 NM-
856 PM PDT MON JUL 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PDT
WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS ARE
EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS
SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
856 PM PDT MON JUL 24 2017

PZZ150-153-156-250700-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0183.000000T0000Z-170725T0700Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
856 PM PDT MON JUL 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PDT
TONIGHT...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS ARE
EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS
SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
200 PM PDT MON JUL 24 2017

PZZ370-251000-
/O.EXT.KMFR.SE.W.0050.000000T0000Z-170725T1500Z/
/O.EXT.KMFR.SC.Y.0068.170724T2100Z-170725T1500Z/
/O.EXB.KMFR.SW.Y.0071.170725T1500Z-170726T1200Z/
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
200 PM PDT MON JUL 24 2017

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM PDT TUESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM
TUESDAY TO 5 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM
TUESDAY TO 5 AM PDT WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS.

* SEAS...STEEP TO VERY STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN AT 7 TO 10 FEET.

* AREAS AFFECTED...VERY STEEP AND HAZARDOUS SEAS ARE EXPECTED
  BEYOND 30 NM FROM SHORE SOUTH OF CAPE ARAGO. ALL OTHER AREAS CAN
  EXPECT SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTPS://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MFR/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING MEANS VERY STEEP AND HAZARDOUS SEA
CONDITIONS ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. RECREATIONAL BOATERS SHOULD
REMAIN IN PORT, OR TAKE SHELTER UNTIL WAVES SUBSIDE.  COMMERCIAL
VESSELS SHOULD PREPARE FOR ROUGH SEAS AND CONSIDER REMAINING IN
PORT OR TAKING SHELTER IN PORT UNTIL HAZARDOUS SEAS SUBSIDE.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS AND SEAS WILL CREATE A
POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALLER VESSELS AND INEXPERIENCED MARINERS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES WILL
BE STEEP ENOUGH TO CREATE A POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALLER VESSELS
AND INEXPERIENCED MARINERS.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
200 PM PDT MON JUL 24 2017

PZZ350-251000-
/O.CAN.KMFR.SE.W.0050.000000T0000Z-170725T0600Z/
/O.EXT.KMFR.SC.Y.0068.000000T0000Z-170725T1500Z/
/O.EXT.KMFR.SW.Y.0071.170725T1500Z-170726T1200Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
200 PM PDT MON JUL 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS CANCELLED THE
HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING.

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT.

* SEAS...STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN AT 7 TO 9 FEET.

* AREAS AFFECTED...SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED IN ALL
  AREAS.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTPS://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MFR/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS AND SEAS WILL CREATE A
POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALLER VESSELS AND INEXPERIENCED MARINERS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES WILL
BE STEEP ENOUGH TO CREATE A POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALLER VESSELS
AND INEXPERIENCED MARINERS.

&&

$$


Hazardous Seas Warning


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
200 PM PDT MON JUL 24 2017

PZZ370-251000-
/O.EXT.KMFR.SE.W.0050.000000T0000Z-170725T1500Z/
/O.EXT.KMFR.SC.Y.0068.170724T2100Z-170725T1500Z/
/O.EXB.KMFR.SW.Y.0071.170725T1500Z-170726T1200Z/
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
200 PM PDT MON JUL 24 2017

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM PDT TUESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM
TUESDAY TO 5 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM
TUESDAY TO 5 AM PDT WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS.

* SEAS...STEEP TO VERY STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN AT 7 TO 10 FEET.

* AREAS AFFECTED...VERY STEEP AND HAZARDOUS SEAS ARE EXPECTED
  BEYOND 30 NM FROM SHORE SOUTH OF CAPE ARAGO. ALL OTHER AREAS CAN
  EXPECT SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTPS://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MFR/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING MEANS VERY STEEP AND HAZARDOUS SEA
CONDITIONS ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. RECREATIONAL BOATERS SHOULD
REMAIN IN PORT, OR TAKE SHELTER UNTIL WAVES SUBSIDE.  COMMERCIAL
VESSELS SHOULD PREPARE FOR ROUGH SEAS AND CONSIDER REMAINING IN
PORT OR TAKING SHELTER IN PORT UNTIL HAZARDOUS SEAS SUBSIDE.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS AND SEAS WILL CREATE A
POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALLER VESSELS AND INEXPERIENCED MARINERS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES WILL
BE STEEP ENOUGH TO CREATE A POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALLER VESSELS
AND INEXPERIENCED MARINERS.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD


Fire Weather Watch


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
230 PM PDT Mon Jul 24 2017

...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

CAZ284-285-ORZ617-623>625-251300-
/O.CAN.KMFR.FW.A.0009.170725T1800Z-170726T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.FW.A.0010.170726T1800Z-170727T0600Z/
/O.EXT.KMFR.FW.W.0014.000000T0000Z-170726T0600Z/
Siskiyou County from the Cascade Mountains East and South to Mt
Shasta-Modoc County Except for the Surprise Valley-
Umpqua National Forest-Southern Oregon Cascades-
Klamath Basin and the Fremont-Winema National Forest-
South Central Oregon Desert including the BLM Land in Eastern Lake
and Western Harney Counties-
230 PM PDT Mon Jul 24 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT TUESDAY FOR
   ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 617...
   623...624...625...284 and 285...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
   WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON DRY FUELS FOR
   FIRE WEATHER ZONES 284...285...617...623...624 AND 625...

* 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 Northern CA Fire Zones...Northern 284...285.
  In South Central OR Fire Zones...624...625.
  In Southwest OR Fire Zones...Eastern and Central 617...623.

* Counties affected:
  In Northern CA...Modoc...Northeast Siskiyou.
  In South Central OR...Far Western Harney...Klamath...Lake.
  In Southwest OR...Far Eastern Douglas...Eastern Jackson.
  In Western OR...Far Southern Lane in the Cascades.

* Thunderstorms: Scattered thunderstorms with lightning activity
  level of 3. However, in southern half of Lake County and from
  Highway 395 east into Harney County precipitation could approach
  or locally exceed wetting rain, and lightning activity level could
  be as high as LAL 4.

* Timing: Thunderstorms will continue through Tuesday evening.

* One less spark, one less wildfire.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  http://weather.gov/medford/hazard

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are
either occurring now, or will shortly. Lightning strikes with
little or no precipitation combined with dry fuels create
conditions where many fire starts may occur in a short period of
time.

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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