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Fire Weather Watch

Areas Affected: Modoc County Except for the Surprise Valley

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR STRONG GUSTY WIND WITH LOW RH FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 285... The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Fire Weather Watch, which is in effect from Tuesday afternoon through Tuesday evening.

* Impacts...Gusty southwest winds, low humidity, and dry fuels will likely contribute to a significant spread of any new or existing fires.

* Affected area: The north central portion of Modoc County. Northwest of Alturas and east of Newell.

* Wind...Southwest 20 to 25 mph with gusts to 30 mph.

* Humidity...Minimum humidities around 10 to 13 percent.

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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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