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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOISE ID
208 PM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT FOR LIGHTNING FOR WESTERN PAYETTE NATIONAL FOREST AND
EASTERN PAYETTE NATIONAL FOREST ALONG WITH THE BAKER VALLEY...
WHICH ARE FIRE WEATHER ZONES 401 AND 402...

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR LIGHTNING FOR BAKER VALLEY...WHICH IS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 646...


IDZ401-402-240300-
/O.CON.KBOI.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140724T0600Z/
WESTERN PAYETTE NATIONAL FOREST-EASTERN PAYETTE NATIONAL FOREST-
208 PM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT
FOR LIGHTNING FOR WESTERN PAYETTE NATIONAL FOREST AND EASTERN
PAYETTE NATIONAL FOREST...WHICH ARE FIRE WEATHER ZONES 401 AND
402...

* THUNDERSTORMS...CONVECTION IS BEGINNING TO DEVELOP AND WILL
  BECOME SCATTERED THIS AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH. WETTING
  RAINS UNDER THE STORM SHAFT BUT LITTLE OUTSIDE OF THE CELL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
952 AM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

...STRONG WEST WINDS ON EXISTING FIRES TODAY...

.A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION TODAY AND UNUSUALLY
STRONG WEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED BEHIND THE FRONT THIS AFTERNOON.
ABUNDANT LIGHTNING AND LITTLE RAIN OCCURRED OVER THE REGION
YESTERDAY WHICH PRODUCED NUMEROUS NEW FIRE STARTS. WHILE
HUMIDITIES WILL NOT BE AS LOW AS USUAL TODAY...THE STRONG WINDS
MAY CAUSE EXISTING FIRES TO SPREAD RAPIDLY.

ORZ624-625-240600-
/O.NEW.KMFR.FW.W.0019.140723T2100Z-140724T0600Z/
KLAMATH BASIN AND THE FREMONT-WINEMA NATIONAL FOREST-
SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON DESERT INCLUDING THE BLM LAND IN EASTERN
LAKE AND WESTERN HARNEY COUNTIES-
952 AM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 11 PM
PDT THIS EVENING FOR COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES ON EXISTING FIRES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 624 AND 625...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 11 PM
PDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA: FIRE WEATHER ZONES 624 AND 625...INCLUDING THE
  FREMONT WINEMA NATIONAL FOREST AND ADJACENT DESERTS TO THE EAST.

* WIND...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

* MINIMUM HUMIDITIES...20 TO 25 PERCENT.

* TIMING: A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH LATE THIS MORNING AND
  WINDS WILL BECOME WEST AND INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON. STRONG WINDS
  WILL CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING THEN DIMINISH.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS COULD CAUSE EXISTING FIRES TO SPREAD
  RAPIDLY.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/ZYV5

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

WRIGHT/SK

VISIT US AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
918 AM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

NVZ454-467-240400-
/O.EXA.KLKN.FW.W.0005.140723T1800Z-140724T0400Z/
CENTRAL LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES-
CENTRAL AND WESTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY-
918 AM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
454 AND 467...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ELKO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 454 CENTRAL LANDER AND
  EUREKA COUNTIES AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 467 CENTRAL AND WESTERN
  HUMBOLDT COUNTY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 7 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL
  CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
918 AM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

NVZ468>470-240400-
/O.CON.KLKN.FW.W.0005.140723T1800Z-140724T0400Z/
EASTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY AND NORTHWESTERN ELKO COUNTY-
SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY-EASTERN ELKO COUNTY-
918 AM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
468...469 AND 470...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 468 EASTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY
  AND NORTHWESTERN ELKO COUNTY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 469
  SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 470
  EASTERN ELKO COUNTY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 6 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL
  CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
906 AM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

NVZ450-453-458-240400-
/O.NEW.KREV.FW.W.0014.140723T1900Z-140724T0400Z/
WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-
NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
906 AM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM PDT THIS
EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN
NEVADA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 450 WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT...
  FIRE ZONE 453 WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE AND FIRE
  ZONE 458 NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS 30 TO
  35 MPH ARE FORECAST THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* HUMIDITY...AFTERNOON HUMIDITY WILL DROP INTO THE 8 TO 15 PERCENT
  RANGE IN THE VALLEYS, WITH 10 TO 20 PERCENT IN THE MID SLOPES
  AND RIDGES.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL
  CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS. THE LARGE AMOUNTS OF
  LIGHTNING RECEIVED SINCE SUNDAY HAVE CREATED A RISK OF HOLDOVER
  FIRES, WHICH COMBINED WITH TODAY`S WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY MAY
  INCREASE NEED FOR INITIAL ATTACK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS WEATHER CONDITIONS CAN CAUSE FIRES TO
GROW RAPIDLY IN SIZE AND INTENSITY BEFORE FIRST RESPONDERS CAN
CONTAIN THEM. AVOID DOING OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES THAT CAN CREATE A
SPARK NEAR DRY VEGETATION...SUCH AS YARD WORK...TARGET SHOOTING...
OR CAMPFIRES. CONTINUE TO CHECK WEATHER.GOV/RENO FOR UPDATES AND
PREPAREDNESS TIPS.

&&

$$
CS

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RENO


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
526 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-241130-
CACHE VALLEY/UTAH PORTION-NORTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
SALT LAKE AND TOOELE VALLEYS-SOUTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT AND MOUNTAINS-WASATCH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WASATCH MOUNTAINS I-80 NORTH-WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80-
WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-WASATCH PLATEAU/BOOK CLIFFS-
WESTERN UINTA BASIN-CASTLE COUNTRY-SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
SANPETE/SEVIER VALLEYS-WEST CENTRAL UTAH-SOUTHWEST UTAH-
UTAHS DIXIE AND ZION NATIONAL PARK-SOUTH CENTRAL UTAH-
GLEN CANYON RECREATION AREA/LAKE POWELL-CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST WYOMING-
526 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE WESTERN TWO THIRDS OF
UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

GUSTY SOUTH WINDS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS MUCH OF UTAH TODAY...AND
COMBINED WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS TODAY.

MOISTURE WILL INCREASE FROM THE SOUTH TODAY...RESULTING IN
INCREASED SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY. SOME OF THESE
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE DRY...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG GUSTY
WINDS...AND POTENTIALLY STARTING NEW FIRES. HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE
POSSIBLE FOR THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING...ESPECIALLY IN
SOUTHEAST UTAH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL PRIMARILY REMAIN OVER
SOUTHERN AND EASTERN UTAH THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK...BEFORE
MOISTURE RETURNS TO MOST OF THE AREA FOR THE BEGINNING OF NEXT
WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/S NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SALTLAKECITY/ (ALL LOWER CASE)

FOR INFORMATION ON POTENTIAL ROAD TRAVEL IMPACTS VISIT...
HTTP://WWW.UDOTTRAFFIC.UTAH.GOV/ROADWEATHERFORECAST.ASPX


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
113 PM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

ORZ044-503-505-507-508-232130-
LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF OREGON-SOUTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
JOHN DAY BASIN-FOOTHILLS OF THE NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
FOOTHILLS OF THE SOUTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOARDMAN...HERMISTON...IONE...
LONG CREEK...NORTH POWDER...UKIAH...DAYVILLE...JOHN DAY...
MITCHELL...MONUMENT...SPRAY...ATHENA...PENDLETON...PILOT ROCK...
HEPPNER...CONDON...FOSSIL
113 PM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

.NOW...
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE INCREASING IN COVERAGE OVER
NORTHEASTERN OREGON THIS AFTERNOON. AT 1 PM SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS WERE STARTING TO DEVELOP OVER THE JOHN DAY HIGHLANDS
INTO THE BLUE MOUNTAINS. THESE STORMS WILL BE MOVING NORTH AT 30 MPH.


$$

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