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Red Flag Warning

Areas Affected: Klamath Basin and the Fremont-Winema National Forest; South Central Oregon Desert including the BLM Land in Eastern Lake and Western Harney Counties

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...Strong, gusty winds with low RH expected Saturday afternoon and evening... ...Strong, gusty winds with low RH possible in Fire Weather Zone 285 Sunday afternoon and evening... .A dry cold front will bring strong, gusty winds with low relative humidities to much of Fire Weather Zone 285 in California and portions of Fire Weather Zones 624 and 625 in Oregon Saturday afternoon and evening. This will lead to the potential for rapid fire growth in dry vegetation. Gusty winds and low relative humidity are possible again Sunday afternoon and evening in Fire Zone 285. ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 10 PM PDT SATURDAY FOR STRONG GUSTY WIND WITH LOW RH FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 624 AND 625... The National Weather Service in Medford has replaced the Fire Weather Watch with a Red Flag Warning...which is in effect from 2 PM to 10 PM PDT Saturday.

* Impacts: Strong, gusty winds with low relative humidity and high fire danger will likely contribute to a significant spread of new and existing fires.

* Affected area: Southeast and eastern Fire Weather Zone 624 along and near the Warner Mountains to include Lakeview, Valley Falls, Beatty and Bly. Primarily the south and southeast portions of Fire Weather Zone 625 to include Adel.

* Wind: West 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Humidity: 5 to 15 percent.

* View the hazard area in detail at: https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD

* A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are expected.

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

* One less spark, one less wildfire. &&


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