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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
459 AM PDT MON AUG 29 2016


CAZ285-ORZ624-625-300400-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0017.160829T1900Z-160830T0400Z/
MODOC COUNTY EXCEPT FOR THE SURPRISE VALLEY-
KLAMATH BASIN AND THE FREMONT-WINEMA NATIONAL FOREST-
SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON DESERT INCLUDING THE BLM LAND IN EASTERN
LAKE AND WESTERN HARNEY COUNTIES-
459 AM PDT MON AUG 29 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM PDT
THIS EVENING FOR COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 285...624 AND 625...

* AFFECTED AREA: IN NORTHERN CA FIRE ZONE....285.
  IN SOUTH CENTRAL OR FIRE ZONES...624...625.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
  IN NORTHERN CA...MODOC.
  IN SOUTH CENTRAL OR...KLAMATH...LAKE.

* WIND: SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* HUMIDITY: AS LOW AS 5-10 PERCENT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
WILL OCCUR SHORTLY.

STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL CAUSE ANY NEW FIRES
TO SPREAD VERY RAPIDLY.

ONE LESS SPARK, ONE LESS WILDFIRE.

&&

$$


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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
245 PM PDT SUN AUG 28 2016

...EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR EXPECTED ALONG THE JOHN DAY-OCHOCO
HIGHLANDS MONDAY...

.THE AIR MASS WILL BECOME INCREASINGLY UNSTABLE ON MONDAY OVER
SOUTHEAST OREGON. IT WILL BE HOT AND DRY ALONG THE JOHN DAY-
OCHOCO HIGHLANDS...RESULTING IN DANGEROUS FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS.

ORZ642-291700-
/O.CON.KPDT.FW.W.0015.160829T2100Z-160830T0400Z/
SOUTHERN BLUE AND STRAWBERRY MOUNTAINS-
245 PM PDT SUN AUG 28 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 9 PM PDT
MONDAY FOR DRY AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS...GUSTY WINDS AND LOW
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 642...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN OREGON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 642 WHICH COVERS
  THE JOHN DAY BASIN AND OCHOCO HIGHLANDS...INCLUDING THE RAIL
  WILDFIRE.

* TIMING...RED FLAG CONDITIONS WILL BE MET BETWEEN 2 PM AND 7
  PM DURING THE PEAK HEATING OF THE DAY.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. LOCAL WINDS SOUTHWEST 15
  TO 20 MPH...MAINLY ALONG RIDGE TOPS.

* HUMIDITY...8 TO 15 PERCENT.

* HAINES...5 (MODERATE CATEGORY) IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO A 6
  (HIGH CATEGORY) IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* IMPACTS...EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR CAN BE EXPECTED ON ANY NEW
  AND EXISTING FIRES...INCLUDING THE RAIL WILDFIRE. OUTDOOR
  BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW....OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOISE ID
300 PM MDT SUN AUG 28 2016

...HOT, DRY, WINDY, AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS ON MONDAY...

.STRENGTHENING SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW ALOFT WILL CAUSE GUSTY
SOUTHWEST WINDS ACROSS EASTERN OREGON MONDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. ADDITIONALLY -  A HOT, DRY, AND UNSTABLE AIR MASS
WILL BRING HAINES 6 CONDITIONS AND AFTERNOON RELATIVE
HUMIDITY LESS THAN 10 PERCENT.

ORZ636-637-646-292130-
/O.NEW.KBOI.FW.W.0009.160829T1900Z-160830T0300Z/
BURNS BLM-VALE BLM-BAKER VALLEY-
300 PM MDT SUN AUG 28 2016 /200 PM PDT SUN AUG 28 2016/

...A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM MDT /NOON PDT/ TO 9
PM MDT /8 PM PDT/ MONDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY,
AND HIGH HAINES FOR THE BURNS BLM, VALE BLM, AND BAKER VALLEY -
WHICH ARE FIRE WEATHER ZONES 636, 637, AND 646...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BOISE HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY, AND HIGH HAINES
FROM FROM 1 PM MDT /NOON PDT/ TO 9 PM MDT /8 PM PDT/ MONDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH, WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...LESS THAN 10 PERCENT.

* HAINES...6 ACROSS THE BURNS AND VALE BLM IN THE AFTERNOON.
           HAINES 6 ACROSS THE BAKER VALLEY AFTER 1600 PDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY.

&&

$$


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