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Bootleg Fire

Unit Information

Fremont-Winema National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1301 S. G St.
Lakeview, OR 97630

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Incident Contact

Bootleg Fire Information
Email: 2021.bootleg@firenet.gov
Phone: 541-891-6758
Hours: 7 AM - 8 PM

RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 8 PM PDT TUESDAY

Bootleg Fire Wildfire
Announcements – 8/2/2021

Fire Weather Warning
Beginning: 2021-08-02T22:19:00
Ending: 2021-08-04T03:00:00
New Alert
KLAMATH BASIN AND THE FREMONT-WINEMA NATIONAL FOREST- 319 PM PDT MON AUG 2 2021
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 8 PM PDT TUESDAY FOR STRONG GUSTY WIND WITH LOW RH AND DRY,UNSTABLE HAINES 6 CONDITIONS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 624...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAYAFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR STRONG GUSTY WIND WITH LOW RH AND DRY, UNSTABLE HAINES 6CONDITIONS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 624...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 8 PMPDT TUESDAY.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.
· IMPACTS: STRONG, GUSTY WIND WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY, DRY, UNSTABLE HIGH LEVEL HAINES 6 CONDITIONS, ANDCRITICALLY DRY VEGETATION WILL GREATLY INCREASE THE SPREAD POTENTIAL OF ANY NEW AND EXISTING FIRES.
· AFFECTED AREA: IN SOUTH CENTRAL OR...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 624.· WIND: SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS 20 TO 30 MPH.· HUMIDITY: 6 TO 12 PERCENT.
· VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT: HTTPS://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MFR/HAZARD
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...AVOID TOSSING BURNING CIGARETTES ON THE GROUND, PARKING HOT VEHICLES ON DRY VEGETATION, AND USING EQUIPMENT THAT CAN CAUSE SPARKS.
FOLLOW ALL FIRE RESTRICTIONS. FIND LINKS TO RESTRICTIONS ATWEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/WILDFIRE.
ONE LESS SPARK, ONE LESS WILDFIRE.
A RED FLAG WARNING DOES NOT MEAN THERE IS A FIRE. IT MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EITHER