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Fire Weather Watch

Areas Affected: Central Siskiyou County Including Shasta Valley; Shasta-Trinity National Forest in Siskiyou County

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...Gusty East winds with low RH and Poor Recoveries possible again Sunday into Monday morning... .After a low pressure system moves through the area on Friday night and Saturday, gusty east winds will create worsening humidities through the day Saturday and poor to moderate recoveries on Saturday night. Some of these stronger winds could even funnel into some of the Valleys. The Sunday event is expected to be stronger than the one going through Friday morning. ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING FOR GUSTY EAST WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY AND POOR RECOVERIES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 281...282...619...620...622 AND 623... The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Fire Weather Watch...which is in effect from late Saturday night through Monday morning.

* Impacts: Gusty east wind will lead to low humidity and the potential for quick fire spread for any new fires.

* Affected area: Most of the mid to upper slopes and ridges in areas along and west of the Cascades, south of the Umpqua Divide, and along the Coast range. This watch will also include portions of the Illinois and Shasta Valleys as well as the southern half of the Rogue Valley.

* Wind: Upper Slopes and Ridges: East winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph. Valleys: East to southeast winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph.

* Humidity: 9 to 15 percent. Precautionary/preparedness actions... One less spark, one less wildfire. A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible Red Flag Warnings. &&


Freeze Warning

Areas Affected: Central Siskiyou County; South Central Siskiyou County; Western Siskiyou County

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 9 AM PDT FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Sub-freezing temperatures as low as 24 expected.

* WHERE...The valleys of western, central, and south central Siskiyou County, including Yreka, Weed, Mount Shasta City, McCloud, Etna, Klamath River, and Seiad Valley.

* WHEN...From 2 AM to 9 AM PDT Friday.

* IMPACTS...Frost and freeze conditions will kill crops, and other sensitive vegetation.

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

Take steps now to protect tender plants from the cold.


Freeze Warning

Areas Affected: Eastern Curry County and Josephine County; Jackson County

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 9 AM PDT FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Sub-freezing temperatures as low as 27 expected.

* WHERE...The valleys of Josephine and Jackson Counties, including Medford, Ashland, Shady Cove, Grants Pass, Cave Junction, Williams, Sunny Valley, Rogue River, and White City.

* WHEN...From 2 AM to 9 AM PDT Friday.

* IMPACTS...Frost and freeze conditions will kill crops, and other sensitive vegetation.

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

Take steps now to protect tender plants from the cold.


Fire Weather Watch

Areas Affected: Eastern Rogue Valley; Southern Oregon Cascades; Western Rogue Basin including the Illinois Valley; Western Siskiyou National Forest

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...Gusty East winds with low RH and Poor Recoveries possible again Sunday into Monday morning... .After a low pressure system moves through the area on Friday night and Saturday, gusty east winds will create worsening humidities through the day Saturday and poor to moderate recoveries on Saturday night. Some of these stronger winds could even funnel into some of the Valleys. The Sunday event is expected to be stronger than the one going through Friday morning. ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING FOR GUSTY EAST WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY AND POOR RECOVERIES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 281...282...619...620...622 AND 623... The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Fire Weather Watch...which is in effect from late Saturday night through Monday morning.

* Impacts: Gusty east wind will lead to low humidity and the potential for quick fire spread for any new fires.

* Affected area: Most of the mid to upper slopes and ridges in areas along and west of the Cascades, south of the Umpqua Divide, and along the Coast range. This watch will also include portions of the Illinois and Shasta Valleys as well as the southern half of the Rogue Valley.

* Wind: Upper Slopes and Ridges: East winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph. Valleys: East to southeast winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph.

* Humidity: 9 to 15 percent. Precautionary/preparedness actions... One less spark, one less wildfire. A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible Red Flag Warnings. &&


Fire Weather Watch

Areas Affected: Hoopa; Interior Mendocino; Lake County Portion of Lake-Napa-Sonoma Unit; Lower Middle Klamath; North Coast; Trinity; Upper Smith; Van Duzen, Mad River; W Mendocino NF, E Mendocino Unit

NWS Eureka (Northwest California Coast)

...WIDESPREAD CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING... ...CRITICAL TO LOCALLY EXTREMELY CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS POSSIBLE SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING... .Gusty east to northeast winds and widespread low humidity values will continue for elevations generally above 1500 feet tonight. A much drier airmass is forecast to spread across the region late this weekend into early next week. That airmass combined with strong east-northeast winds will yield another round of critical fire weather conditions. ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT FRIDAY... ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

* WIND...East to northeast winds from 10 to 20 mph with gusts from 25 to 35 mph. Stronger gusts from 40 to 50 mph are expected over exposed ridges.

* HUMIDITY...Afternoon humidity values in the teens followed by overnight recoveries from 20 to 40 percent. Afternoon humidity values in the single digits Sunday through Tuesday, with overnight recoveries in the 15 to 30 percent range.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

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


Red Flag Warning

Areas Affected: Hoopa; Interior Mendocino; Lake County Portion of Lake-Napa-Sonoma Unit; Lower Middle Klamath; North Coast; Trinity; Upper Smith; Van Duzen, Mad River; W Mendocino NF, E Mendocino Unit

NWS Eureka (Northwest California Coast)

...WIDESPREAD CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING... ...CRITICAL TO LOCALLY EXTREMELY CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS POSSIBLE SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING... .Gusty east to northeast winds and widespread low humidity values will continue for elevations generally above 1500 feet tonight. A much drier airmass is forecast to spread across the region late this weekend into early next week. That airmass combined with strong east-northeast winds will yield another round of critical fire weather conditions. ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT FRIDAY... ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

* WIND...East to northeast winds from 10 to 20 mph with gusts from 25 to 35 mph. Stronger gusts from 40 to 50 mph are expected over exposed ridges.

* HUMIDITY...Afternoon humidity values in the teens followed by overnight recoveries from 20 to 40 percent. Afternoon humidity values in the single digits Sunday through Tuesday, with overnight recoveries in the 15 to 30 percent range.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

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


Fire Weather Watch

Areas Affected: Siskiyou Mountains

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...Gusty East winds with low RH and Poor Recoveries possible again Sunday into Monday morning... .After a low pressure system moves through the area on Friday night and Saturday, gusty east winds will create worsening humidities through the day Saturday and poor to moderate recoveries on Saturday night. Some of these stronger winds could even funnel into some of the Valleys. The Sunday event is expected to be stronger than the one going through Friday morning. ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT FRIDAY FOR EAST WINDS WITH POOR RECOVERIES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280 AND 621... ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING FOR GUSTY EAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280 AND 621... The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Fire Weather Watch...which is in effect from late Saturday night through Monday morning.

* Impacts: Gusty east winds will cause low humidities and increasing fire spread potential for both ongoing and any new fires in the area.

* Affected area: For both the ongoing warning and the watch on Sunday: mid to upper slopes and valleys in western Siskiyou County. This includes both the Slater Fire and the Red Salmon Fire.

* Wind: Through Friday Morning: Northeast 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Sunday through Monday morning: East to northeast, 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph.

* Humidity: Through Friday morning: 14 to 19 percent. Sunday through Monday Morning: 9 to 13 percent.

* View the hazard area in detail at: https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD Precautionary/preparedness actions... One less spark, one less wildfire. A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now, or will occur shortly. A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity and warm temperatures will create extreme fire growth potential. A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible Red Flag Warnings. &&


Red Flag Warning

Areas Affected: Siskiyou Mountains

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...Gusty East winds with low RH and Poor Recoveries possible again Sunday into Monday morning... .After a low pressure system moves through the area on Friday night and Saturday, gusty east winds will create worsening humidities through the day Saturday and poor to moderate recoveries on Saturday night. Some of these stronger winds could even funnel into some of the Valleys. The Sunday event is expected to be stronger than the one going through Friday morning. ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT FRIDAY FOR EAST WINDS WITH POOR RECOVERIES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280 AND 621... ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING FOR GUSTY EAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280 AND 621... The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Fire Weather Watch...which is in effect from late Saturday night through Monday morning.

* Impacts: Gusty east winds will cause low humidities and increasing fire spread potential for both ongoing and any new fires in the area.

* Affected area: For both the ongoing warning and the watch on Sunday: mid to upper slopes and valleys in western Siskiyou County. This includes both the Slater Fire and the Red Salmon Fire.

* Wind: Through Friday Morning: Northeast 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Sunday through Monday morning: East to northeast, 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph.

* Humidity: Through Friday morning: 14 to 19 percent. Sunday through Monday Morning: 9 to 13 percent.

* View the hazard area in detail at: https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD Precautionary/preparedness actions... One less spark, one less wildfire. A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now, or will occur shortly. A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity and warm temperatures will create extreme fire growth potential. A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible Red Flag Warnings. &&


Fire Weather Watch

Areas Affected: Western Klamath National Forest

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...Gusty East winds with low RH and Poor Recoveries possible again Sunday into Monday morning... .After a low pressure system moves through the area on Friday night and Saturday, gusty east winds will create worsening humidities through the day Saturday and poor to moderate recoveries on Saturday night. Some of these stronger winds could even funnel into some of the Valleys. The Sunday event is expected to be stronger than the one going through Friday morning. ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT FRIDAY FOR EAST WINDS WITH POOR RECOVERIES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280 AND 621... ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING FOR GUSTY EAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280 AND 621... The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Fire Weather Watch...which is in effect from late Saturday night through Monday morning.

* Impacts: Gusty east winds will cause low humidities and increasing fire spread potential for both ongoing and any new fires in the area.

* Affected area: For both the ongoing warning and the watch on Sunday: mid to upper slopes and valleys in western Siskiyou County. This includes both the Slater Fire and the Red Salmon Fire.

* Wind: Through Friday Morning: Northeast 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Sunday through Monday morning: East to northeast, 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph.

* Humidity: Through Friday morning: 14 to 19 percent. Sunday through Monday Morning: 9 to 13 percent.

* View the hazard area in detail at: https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD Precautionary/preparedness actions... One less spark, one less wildfire. A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now, or will occur shortly. A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity and warm temperatures will create extreme fire growth potential. A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible Red Flag Warnings. &&


Red Flag Warning

Areas Affected: Western Klamath National Forest

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...Gusty East winds with low RH and Poor Recoveries possible again Sunday into Monday morning... .After a low pressure system moves through the area on Friday night and Saturday, gusty east winds will create worsening humidities through the day Saturday and poor to moderate recoveries on Saturday night. Some of these stronger winds could even funnel into some of the Valleys. The Sunday event is expected to be stronger than the one going through Friday morning. ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT FRIDAY FOR EAST WINDS WITH POOR RECOVERIES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280 AND 621... ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING FOR GUSTY EAST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280 AND 621... The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Fire Weather Watch...which is in effect from late Saturday night through Monday morning.

* Impacts: Gusty east winds will cause low humidities and increasing fire spread potential for both ongoing and any new fires in the area.

* Affected area: For both the ongoing warning and the watch on Sunday: mid to upper slopes and valleys in western Siskiyou County. This includes both the Slater Fire and the Red Salmon Fire.

* Wind: Through Friday Morning: Northeast 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Sunday through Monday morning: East to northeast, 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph.

* Humidity: Through Friday morning: 14 to 19 percent. Sunday through Monday Morning: 9 to 13 percent.

* View the hazard area in detail at: https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD Precautionary/preparedness actions... One less spark, one less wildfire. A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now, or will occur shortly. A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity and warm temperatures will create extreme fire growth potential. A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible Red Flag Warnings. &&


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