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  • Fire Weather Watch for Western Siskiyou County County, California
  • Fire Weather Watch issued July 14 at 5:00AM PDT until July 15 at 11:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Sunday, July 15, 2018 at 2 p.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, July 15, 2018 at 11 p.m.
  • ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON
    THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON DRY FUELS FOR
    FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280, 281, 282, AND 284...
    * Impacts...While wetting rain may occur under the cores of
    thunderstorms, abundant lightning on dry fuels may produce
    numerous new starts that pose a threat to life and property, and
    may overwhelm initial attack capabilities.
    * Affected area: Mainly the higher terrain of fire weather zones
    280, 281, 282, and 284 in California, including the Marble and
    Scott mountains, the Shasta highlands, and the area surrounding
    Medicine Lake.
    * Thunderstorms: Are expected to develop by early Sunday
    afternoon, increasing in coverage through the afternoon and
    evening. Lightning coverage is expected to increase to scattered
    as the day progresses.
    * Wind: Generally west to northwest at 5 to 10 mph, but gusty and
    erratic winds are possible in the vicinity of showers and
    thunderstorms.
    * View the hazard area in detail at
    https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=mfr

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