South Central Oregon Cascades

 Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch  Statement as of 10:13 am PDT on July 5, 2015

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 11 PM PDT this
   evening for scattered thunderstorms...
... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Monday afternoon
   through Monday evening for possible scattered

* affected area: in northern CA fire zone... .280... 281..284... 285.
In south central or fire zones... 623..624... 625.

* Counties affected: in northern CA... Siskiyou and Modoc counties.
In south central or... southern Klamath and lake counties. Only the
extreme southeast corner of zone 623 is affected.

* Thunderstorms... isolated thunderstorms over the area are
expected to become scattered this afternoon into the evening.
Storms will likely produce abundant lightning and gusty
winds. Thunderstorm activity will increase again Monday
afternoon and evening.

* Outflow winds... wind gusts of 30 to 40 mph are possible.

* Impacts... dry lightning will be possible outside of the wet
cores. Multiple new fire starts from lightning strikes could
pose a threat to life and property... and may overwhelm
initial attack resources.

* View the hazard area in detail at

* impacts: dry thunderstorms with gusty and erratic outflow
winds will create erratic fire behavior and new fire starts.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Abundant lightning on existing very dry fuels could cause
numerous new fire ignitions. Gusty and erratic outflow winds
could also create explosive 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.

 Record Report  Statement as of 01:42 am PDT on July 05, 2015

... Record high temperature set at Medford or...

a record high temperature of 103 degrees was set at Medford or yesterday.
This ties the old record of 103 set in 1972.

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