Central and Eastern Lake County

 Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning  Statement as of 3:02 PM PDT on July 5, 2015

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 11 PM PDT this
   evening for abundant lightning with dry fuels for fire
   weather zones 285... 623... 624 and 625...
... Fire Weather Watch now in effect from Monday afternoon through
   Monday evening for abundant lightning with dry fuels for fire
   weather zones 285... 623... 624 and 625...

The Fire Weather Watch is now in effect from Monday afternoon
through Monday evening.

* Affected area: fire weather zones 624... 285... 625 and 623

* counties affected:
in northern CA... for Sunday... Siskiyou and Modoc counties.
                   For Monday... Modoc County only.
In south central or... for Sunday... southern Klamath and lake
                   counties. Only the extreme southeast corner of
                   zone 623 is affected.
                   For Monday... the higher elevations of Klamath
                   and lake counties. In zone 623... only the area
                   near Crater Lake is affected.

* Thunderstorms... isolated thunderstorms over the area will become
scattered later this afternoon and evening. Storms will likely
produce abundant lightning and gusty winds. Thunderstorm
activity may become scattered over the watch area 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

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.

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 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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