Yesterdays Fire Weather Watch has now been upgraded to a Red Flag Warning.
RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1:00 PM PDT THURSDAY FOR STRONG GUSTY WIND WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY.
The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Red Flag Warning...which is in effect from 1 PM to 8 PM PDT Thursday. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.
Strong, gusty wind with low relative humidity and high fire danger will likely contribute to a significant spread of new and existing fires.
In South Central Oregon
The Klamath Basin, the Goose Lake Basin and the eastern part of the Fremont-Winema National Forest in Fire Weather Zone 624.
In Northern California
Part of Modoc County from the Blue Mountain, Canby and Adin eastward in Fire Weather Zone 285.
In South Central Oregon - Klamath & Lake County
In Northern California - Modoc County
Wind - South to southwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph.
Humidity - 10 to 15 percent.
View the hazard area in detail at https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=mfr
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.
Klamath Basin and the Fremont-Winema National Forest. Modoc County except for Surprise Valley
Fire weather watch alert announced by the National Weather Service
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