*** RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THURSDAY TO 11 AM FRIDAY FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
615 AND 616 in COOS AND DOUGLAS COUNTIES ***
The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Red Flag Warning, which is in effect from 8 PM Thursday to 11 AM Friday.
* IMPACTS…A higher threat of lightning-ignited wildfires. Any new ignitions may spread rapidly if storms are dry.
* AFFECTED AREA… FWZ 615 and western sections of FWZ 616…
* THUNDERSTORMS…Moving towards the north around 20 to 35 mph.
* OUTFLOW WINDS…Gusts up to 45 mph.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS: Gather your fire evacuation kit now. Collect essentials you don’t want to lose and prioritize your checklist. Visit ready.gov/kit for more information. Familiarize yourself with your evacuation plan. Where will you go? How will you get there? Who will you call to let others know you are safe? Visit ready.gov/wildfires for more information.