The National Weather Service in Medford has Issued a Red Flag Warning, which is in effect from 2pm to 11pm PDT Friday. The Fire Weather watch is No Longer in Effect.
· Impacts: Lightning and Dry Vegetation 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: South Central or the Southwestern Half and Southeast Corner Of Fire Zone 625. This includes the Bootleg Fire.
· Wind: Northwest 5 to 10 MPH with Gusts to 15 MPH, Except Gusty, Shifting winds are Likely near Thunderstorms.
· View the Hazard area in Detail At: https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/hazard
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A Red Flag Warning Does Not Mean There is a Fire. It Means That Critical Fire Weather Conditions are Either Occurring Now or Will
Shortly. These Conditions Promote Rapid Spread of Fire Which May Become Life Threatening. Evacuate if Ordered to, or if a Fire