South Central Oregon Cascades

Statement as of 3:15 am PDT on August 2, 2015

Fire Weather Warning

... Red flag warning now in effect until 5 am PDT Monday...

* thunderstorms: isolated mostly dry thunderstorms this morning
will become scattered this afternoon and continue through
tonight. While storms will start out mostly dry, they will
become wetter with time.

* Impacts: increasing thunderstorm activity may produce new fire
starts and will create erratic fire behavior on new and existing

* Timing: the greatest coverage of thunderstorms will be during
the afternoon and evening hours.

* Affected area: in southwest or... fire weather zones 617... 621
and 623.

* Counties affected: Josephine... Jackson... Klamath... Siskiyou.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that extreme fire conditions are
occurring or imminent.

Record Report

Statement as of 01:37 am PDT on August 02, 2015

... Record high temperature set at Montague CA...

a record high temperature of 103 degrees was set at Montague CA yesterday.
This breaks the old record of 102 set in 2009.

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