... Red flag warning in effect until 5 am PDT Sunday...
The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a red flag
warning... which is in effect until 5 am PDT Sunday.
* Affected area:
in northern CA... fire weather zone 281.
* Counties affected: central Siskiyou County.
* Thunderstorms... thunderstorms will continue this evening across
the Shasta Valley through late this evening. Abundant lightning
and gusty winds are expected with these storms. Some storms may
continue into the overnight hours.
* Outflow winds... wind gusts of 30 to 40 mph are possible.
* Impacts... abundant lightning... and dry lightning will be
possible outside of the wet cores. Multiple new fire starts from
lightning strikes could pose a threat to life and property... and
may overwhelm initial attack resources.
* View the hazard area in detail at
Abundant lightning on existing very dry fuels could cause numerous
new fire ignitions. Gusty and erratic outflow winds could also
create explosive fire growth potential.
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Statement as of 8:13 PM PDT en Julio 04, 2015
Statement as of 01:42 am PDT on July 05, 2015
... Record high temperature set at Medford or...
a record high temperature of 103 degrees was set at Medford or yesterday.
This ties the old record of 103 set in 1972.