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Red Flag Warning

Areas Affected: Lower Middle Klamath; Trinity

NWS Eureka (Northwest California Coast)

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zone 204 and 283.

* THUNDERSTORMS...Scattered thunderstorms with lightning strikes on dry fuels.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...Erratic, gusty winds of 30 to 40 mph will be possible in the vicinity of any stronger storm cells.

* IMPACTS...Lightning and dry fuels may result in new fire starts. Any fires that develop may spread rapidly. 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.