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Fire Weather Watch

Areas Affected: Western Klamath National Forest

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 280... The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Fire Weather Watch...which is in effect from Wednesday afternoon through Wednesday evening.

* Impacts: Lightning and high fire danger will likely result in new fire starts. Gusty thunderstorm winds could contribute to fire spread. Despite rainfall, initial attack resources could be overwhelmed and holdover fires are possible.

* Affected area: In Northern CA...Fire Weather Zone 280.

* Thunderstorms: Scattered thunderstorms are expected portions of western Siskiyou county. Some storms may become strong and produce gusty winds. Highest probability of storms will occur over southern fire zone 280.

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