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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
826 AM MDT TUE JUL 7 2015

MTZ104-072230-
/O.CON.KMSO.FW.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150708T0300Z/
KOOTENAI-
826 AM MDT TUE JUL 7 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR THUNDERSTORMS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 104...

* THUNDERSTORMS: SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WITH
  OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING WILL MOVE THROUGH NORTHWEST MONTANA THIS
  MORNING. THERE MAY BE A LULL IN THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE
  MORNING... HOWEVER THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE IN
  COVERAGE AGAIN EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. ALTHOUGH SOME STORMS MAY
  PRODUCE WETTING RAINS... GIVEN THE EXTREMELY DRY FUELS ANY
  LIGHTNING STRIKES OUTSIDE OF THE MAIN RAIN CORES WILL PRESENT
  CONCERNS FOR FIRE STARTS. THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY IS EXPECTED TO
  DISSIPATE AROUND SUNSET.

* WINDS: ERRATIC WINDS TO AROUND 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH STORMS.
  IN ADDITION... BREEZY NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS ARE POSSIBLE AT
  TIMES THROUGH THIS EVENING.

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 WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
826 AM MDT TUE JUL 7 2015

MTZ105-072230-
/O.EXA.KMSO.FW.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150708T0300Z/
FLATHEAD/GLACIER PARK-
826 AM MDT TUE JUL 7 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR
THUNDERSTORMS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 105...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING.

* THUNDERSTORMS: SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WITH
  OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING WILL MOVE THROUGH NORTHWEST MONTANA THIS
  MORNING. THERE MAY BE A LULL IN THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE
  MORNING... HOWEVER THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE IN
  COVERAGE AGAIN EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. ALTHOUGH SOME STORMS MAY
  PRODUCE WETTING RAINS... GIVEN THE EXTREMELY DRY FUELS ANY
  LIGHTNING STRIKES OUTSIDE OF THE MAIN RAIN CORES WILL PRESENT
  CONCERNS FOR FIRE STARTS. THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY IS EXPECTED TO
  DISSIPATE AROUND SUNSET.

* WINDS: ERRATIC WINDS TO AROUND 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH STORMS.
  IN ADDITION... BREEZY NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE INTO
  THIS EVENING.

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 WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
501 AM PDT TUE JUL 7 2015


CAZ280-281-284-ORZ616-617-619>624-080015-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0009.150707T2100Z-150708T0600Z/
WESTERN KLAMATH NATIONAL FOREST-
CENTRAL SISKIYOU COUNTY INCLUDING SHASTA VALLEY-
SISKIYOU COUNTY FROM THE CASCADE MOUNTAINS EAST AND SOUTH TO MT
SHASTA-UMPQUA BASIN-UMPQUA NATIONAL FOREST-WESTERN ROGUE RIVER-
SISKIYOU NATIONAL FOREST-
WESTERN ROGUE BASIN INCLUDING THE ILLINOIS VALLEY-
SISKIYOU MOUNTAINS-EASTERN ROGUE VALLEY-SOUTHERN OREGON CASCADES-
KLAMATH BASIN AND THE FREMONT-WINEMA NATIONAL FOREST-
501 AM PDT TUE JUL 7 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
11 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH DRY FUELS...

* AFFECTED AREA:
  IN NORTHERN CA FIRE ZONES...280...281...284.
  IN SOUTH CENTRAL OR FIRE ZONE....624.
  IN SOUTHWEST OR FIRE ZONES...617...619...620...621...622...623
  AND SOUTHEASTERN PORTION OF 616.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
  IN NORTHERN CA...SISKIYOU COUNTY.
  IN SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL OR...KLAMATH...JACKSON...
  JOSEPHINE...SOUTHEAST DOUGLAS AND SOUTHEAST CURRY.

* THUNDERSTORMS...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO
  DEVELOP AGAIN THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...WIND GUSTS OF 30 TO 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...DRY LIGHTNING WILL BE POSSIBLE OUTSIDE OF THE WET
  CORES. MULTIPLE NEW FIRE STARTS FROM LIGHTNING STRIKES COULD
  POSE A THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY...AND MAY OVERWHELM
  INITIAL ATTACK RESOURCES.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON
EXISTING VERY DRY FUELS COULD CAUSE NUMEROUS NEW FIRE IGNITIONS.
GUSTY AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS COULD ALSO CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE
GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$


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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
327 AM PDT TUE JUL 7 2015

...THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED OVER NORTHEAST WASHINGTON AND THE NORTH
IDAHO PANHANDLE TODAY...

IDZ101-WAZ686-687-080000-
/O.UPG.KOTX.FW.A.0006.150707T1900Z-150708T0400Z/
/O.NEW.KOTX.FW.W.0008.150707T1900Z-150708T0400Z/
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL IDAHO PANHANDLE (ZONE 101)-
EAST WASHINGTON NORTHEAST (ZONE 686)-
EAST WASHINGTON OKANOGAN HIGHLANDS (ZONE 687)-
327 AM PDT TUE JUL 7 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM PDT THIS
EVENING FOR THUNDERSTORMS FOR THE OKANOGAN HIGHLANDS...NORTHEAST
WASHINGTON AND THE NORTHERN IDAHO PANHANDLE...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR THUNDERSTORMS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO
9 PM PDT THIS EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN
EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA: FIRE WEATHER ZONE 101 NORTHERN AND CENTRAL IDAHO
  PANHANDLE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 686 EAST WASHINGTON NORTHEAST AND
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 687 EAST WASHINGTON OKANOGAN HIGHLANDS.

* THUNDERSTORMS: THUNDERSTORMS COULD AFFECT THE WARNED AREA THIS
  MORNING BUT THE COVERAGE SHOULD BE ISOLATED.  MORE STORMS WILL
  DEVELOP OVER THE MOUNTAINS NEAR THE CANADIAN BORDER MIDDAY
  TUESDAY AND THEN TRACK TO THE SOUTH DURING THE AFTERNOON.

* OUTFLOW WINDS: GUSTY WINDS ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

* IMPACTS: LIGHTNING IN COMBINATION WITH EXTREMELY DRY FUELS COULD
  RESULT IN ADDITIONAL WILDFIRE STARTS. THE DRY STATE OF THE FUELS
  MEANS THAT THE IGNITION POTENTIAL IS HIGH. THE GUSTY WINDS FROM
  THESE STORMS COULD HAMPER FIRE FIGHTING EFFORTS ON EXISTING WILD
  FIRES.

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 WILL
CREATE EXTREME FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
1016 PM PDT MON JUL 6 2015

...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE CENTRAL OREGON AREA AGAIN
TUESDAY...

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OFF THE CALIFORNIA COAST WILL SEND
MOISTURE AND ENERGY ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON...AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS CENTRAL OREGON TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

ORZ610-611-640-071700-
/O.CON.KPDT.FW.W.0006.000000T0000Z-150708T0400Z/
EAST SLOPES OF CENTRAL OREGON CASCADES-DESCHUTES NATIONAL FOREST -
 MINUS SISTERS RANGER DISTRICT-CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
1016 PM PDT MON JUL 6 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT TUESDAY FOR
ABUNDANT LIGHTNING AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
610...611 AND 640...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 610...611...640.

* TIMING...THE EXPECTED TIME FOR SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE
  BETWEEN 2 PM AND 8 PM TUESDAY.

* LIGHTNING ACTIVITY...3 INCREASING TO 4 AFTER 5 PM FOR MOST
  AREAS OF 611 AND SOUTHWEST 640 AND SOUTHERN 610.

* PRECIPITATION...SOME STORMS MAY BRING BRIEF HEAVY RAIN WITH
  AMOUNTS UP TO ONE QUARTER OF AN INCH OF RAIN.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  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.

&&

$$

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