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Warnings

fire weather
South Central Oregon Desert including the BLM Land in Eastern Lake and Western Harney Counties, OR

ORZ624-625-260000-
/O.CAN.KMFR.FW.W.0014.000000T0000Z-170726T0600Z/
/O.UPG.KMFR.FW.A.0010.170726T1800Z-170727T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.FW.W.0016.170726T1800Z-170727T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.FW.W.0015.170725T1800Z-170726T0600Z/
Klamath Basin and the Fremont-Winema National Forest-
South Central Oregon Desert including the BLM Land in Eastern
Lake and Western Harney Counties-
502 AM PDT Tue Jul 25 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM PDT THIS MORNING UNTIL
11 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON DRY FUELS FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 624 AND 625...

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM PDT WEDNESDAY MORNING
UNTIL 11 PM PDT WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON DRY
FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 624 AND 625...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Red Flag
Warning from 11 AM to 11 PM PDT Wednesday.

* Impacts: Lightning and high fire danger will likely result in
new fire starts. Gusty thunderstorm winds could contribute to
fire spread. Despite rainfall, initial attack resources could
be overwhelmed and holdover fires are possible.

* Affected area: In Northern CA Fire Zones...284 and 285.

* Counties affected: In Northern CA...Modoc...Eastern Siskiyou.

* Thunderstorms: Scattered thunderstorms with lightning activity
level of 3. Lightning activity level of 4 is possible in the
higher terrain areas. Wetting rains will occur with some storms
but there will be strikes outside of wetting rains.

* Timing: Thunderstorms are expected to become scattered this
afternoon and diminish to isolated overnight and then increase
again to scattered coverage Wednesday afternoon.

* View the hazard area in detail at
http://weather.gov/medford/hazard

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly. Scattered thunderstorms
combined with dry fuels create conditions where many fire starts
may occur in a short period of time.

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Watches

flash flood
Harney County, OR

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/O.CON.KBOI.FF.A.0001.170725T1800Z-170726T0600Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Southwest Highlands-Owyhee Mountains-Southern Twin Falls County-
Harney County-Malheur County-
512 AM MDT Tue Jul 25 2017 /412 AM PDT Tue Jul 25 2017/

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON MDT /11 AM PDT/
TODAY THROUGH THIS EVENING...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Idaho and southeast Oregon, including the
following areas, in Idaho, Owyhee Mountains, Southern Twin
Falls County, and Southwest Highlands. In southeast Oregon,
Harney County and Malheur County.

* from noon MDT /11 AM PDT/ today through this evening.

* Monsoonal moisture from the south will continue to increase
across the watch area today. The increased moisture along with
slow-moving thunderstorms could result in heavy rainfall for
flashing flooding this afternoon and evening.

* Areas most prone to flash flooding include small creeks and
streams in and near the higher terrain, wildfire burn scars,
and normally dry washes. Rock slides and debris/water flows
over roadways are possible. Low lying areas, where some roads
are, will be susceptible to flooding as well.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

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