Weather Alerts for Jackson County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Fire Weather Watch  FIRE WEATHER WATCH   Fire Weather Watch
JACKSON 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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