Weather Alerts for Eastern Curry County and Josephine County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Red Flag Warning  RED FLAG WARNING   Red Flag Warning
EASTERN CURRY COUNTY AND JOSEPHINE COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Western Rogue Basin including the Illinois Valley - Western Siskiyou National Forest
Effective: Mon 2:27 pm Updated: Mon 4:39 pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue 11:00 am Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT TUESDAY FOR
GUSTY EAST WIND WITH POOR OVERNIGHT RH RECOVERY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 619 AND 620...
* 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 Oregon...Portions of Fire Weather
Zones 619 and 620, primarily higher elevations above the valleys,
as well as east to west oriented drainages.
* Wind: Northeast 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. The strongest
winds are expected to generally occur during the morning hours.
* Humidity: Recoveries 25 to 35 percent at higher elevations Tuesday
morning. Minimum relative humidities of 15 to 25 percent this
afternoon, and 8 to 15 percent Tuesday afternoon.
* Counties affected:
In Southwest OR...Coos...Curry...Jackson...Josephine.

Fire Weather Watch  FIRE WEATHER WATCH   Fire Weather Watch
EASTERN CURRY COUNTY AND JOSEPHINE COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Eastern Rogue Valley - Siskiyou Mountains - Southern Oregon Cascades - Umpqua National Forest
Effective: Wed 12:00 am Updated: Mon 4:39 pm Urgency: Future
Expires: Wed 10:00 am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING FOR EAST WIND WITH POOR OVERNIGHT RH RECOVERY
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 617...621...622 AND 623...
The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Fire Weather
Watch...which is in effect from late Tuesday night through
Wednesday 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 617...621...622 and 623,
including the Cascades, Crater Lake National Park, the Cascade
foothills and the Siskiyous near Mt. Ashland.
* Counties affected:
In Northern CA...Siskiyou.
In South Central OR...Klamath.
In Southwest OR...Douglas...Jackson...Josephine.
In Western OR...Lane.
* Wind: East winds 10 to 20 will gusts to 30 mph possible.
* Humidity: Recoveries 15 to 25 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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