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Western Klamath National Forest-
Central Siskiyou County Including Shasta Valley-
Siskiyou County from the Cascade Mountains East and South to Mt
Shasta-Modoc County Except for the Surprise Valley-
600 AM PDT Wed Jul 26 2017
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
11 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING AND DRY FUELS FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280 281 284 AND 285...
* Impacts: Lightning and high fire danger 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:
In Northern CA...Most areas in Fire Weather Zones 280...281...284
* Counties affected:
In Northern CA...Modoc...Siskiyou.
* Thunderstorms: Scattered thunderstorms with lightning activity
level of 3. Lightning activity level of 4 is possible in the
higher terrain areas. There will be local wetting rains today...
but there will be strikes outside of wetting rains.
* Timing: Scattered thunderstorms will persist through this
evening...peaking in strength and coverage during the afternoon
* View the hazard area in detail at
A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly. Scattered
thunderstorms combined with dry fuels create conditions where
many fire starts may occur in a short period of time
$$Special Weather Statement
Surprise Valley California CA-Lassen-Eastern Plumas-
Eastern Sierra Counties CA-Greater Lake Tahoe Area CA-
Greater Lake Tahoe Area NV-
Western Nevada Basin and Range including Pyramid Lake NV-
Northern Washoe County NV-Greater Reno-Carson City-Minden Area NV-
1124 AM PDT WED JUL 26 2017
...THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING FROM TAHOE NORTHWARD INTO NORTHEAST
CALIFORNIA AND NORTHWEST NEVADA...
Thunderstorms are beginning to develop late this morning with
coverage increasing into the afternoon. Brief heavy rain, dime size
hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with these
Locations impacted include...
Reno, Stampede Reservoir, Graeagle, Plumas Eureka State Park,
Herlong, Bieber, Virginia City, Boca Reservoir, Chilcoot, Nubieber,
Pyramid Lake, Verdi, Termo, Sierraville, Prosser Creek Reservoir,
Blairsden, Beckwourth, Doyle, Eagle Lake and Kings Beach.
During a thunderstorm, seek shelter inside a sturdy structure and
stay away from windows. Hikers and campers should seek shelter in a
vehicle if possible.
LAT...LON 4117 12128 4118 12005 4127 12012 4136 11937
3929 11957 3925 12028 3961 12047 3971 12063
3968 12068 3971 12072 3991 12075 4019 12090
TIME...MOT...LOC 1820Z 190DEG 61KT 3962 12002