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Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 2:49 PM PDT Sep. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Sunday evening through Monday
morning for east wind with poor overnight rh recovery for fire
weather zones 619 and 620...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Fire Weather
Watch... which is in effect from Sunday evening through Monday
morning.

* Impacts: east winds, poor relative humidity recovery, and high fire
danger will likely contribute to a significant spread of new and
existing fires.

* Affected area:
in southwest or... fire weather zones 619 and 620. Generally the
higher terrain will be affected, including The Klondike fire and
portions of the Siskiyou National Forest.

* Counties affected:
in southwest or... Coos... Curry... Jackson... Josephine.

* Wind: northeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Humidity: as low as 17 percent.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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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