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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 3:46 PM PDT Jul. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 11 PM PDT this evening
for abundant lightning and dry fuels for fire weather zones
280 281 284 and 285...

* 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 weather zones 280... 281... 284 and 285.

* Counties affected:
in northern CA... Modoc... Siskiyou.

* Thunderstorms: scattered thunderstorms with lightning activity
level of 3. Lightning activity level of 4 is possible in the
higher terrain areas of the Marble Mountains. There will be
local wetting rains today... but there will be strikes outside of
wetting rains.

* Timing: scattered thunderstorms will persist through this
evening... peaking in strength and coverage during the afternoon
and evening.

* View the hazard area in detail at
http://weather.Gov/Medford/hazard




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