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Weather Alert Detail

  • Red Flag Warning for Harney County County, Oregon
  • Red Flag Warning issued October 13 at 10:17AM PDT until October 13 at 8:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, October 13, 2014 at 10:17 a.m.
  • Expires: Monday, October 13, 2014 at 8 p.m.
  • ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM
    PDT THIS EVENING FOR COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
    HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 625...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
    WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM PDT
    THIS EVENING.
    * AFFECTED AREA: FIRE WEATHER ZONE 625
    * WIND...SOUTH WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE TO 20 TO 25 WITH
    GUSTS OF 35 TO 40 MPH IN THE SUMMER LAKE AREA AND OVER THE
    MOUNTAINS TO THE EAST AND SOUTHEAST, ESPECIALLY THE HART
    MOUNTAIN AREA.
    * HUMIDITY...7 TO 14 PERCENT.
    * TIMING: FROM MID AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING.
    * IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF STRONG...GUSTY WINDS AND LOW
    RELATIVE HUMIDITIES ON CRITICALLY DRY FUELS WILL INCREASE THE
    POTENTIAL FOR RAPID FIRE SPREAD.
    * VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/ZYV5