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Weather Alert Detail

  • Red Flag Warning for Harney County County, Oregon
  • Red Flag Warning issued July 21 at 2:25PM PDT until July 21 at 11:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at 2:25 p.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at 11 p.m.
  • ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
    EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH DRY FUELS FOR FIRE
    WEATHER ZONES 284...285...624 AND 625......
    * AFFECTED AREA:
    IN NORTHERN CA FIRE ZONES...284...285.
    IN SOUTH CENTRAL OR FIRE ZONES...624...625.
    * THUNDERSTORMS...SCATTERED COVERAGE THROUGH THIS EVENING.
    THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE FAST MOVING AND NUMEROUS LIGHTNING STRIKES
    ARE EXPECTED OUTSIDE OF THE RAIN CORES.
    * OUTFLOW WINDS...35 MPH TO AS HIGH AS 70 MPH.
    * IMPACTS...LIGHTNING FROM INCREASING THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL
    CAUSE NEW FIRE STARTS OUTSIDE RAIN CORES. OUTFLOW WINDS IN
    EXCESS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH SOME OF THE THUNDERSTORMS AND
    MAY LEAD TO ERRATIC FIRE BEHAVIOR. IN ADDITION...VERY HEAVY RAIN
    AND HAIL ARE POSSIBLE IN THE STORM CORES.
    * VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
    HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD