Jackson County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 2:58 AM PDT Sep. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 11 am PDT Tuesday for
gusty east wind with poor overnight rh recovery for fire weather
zones 619 and 620...

* impacts: moderate to strong and gusty easterly winds will
combine with poor relative humidity recoveries overnight and very
low daytime relative humidities to result in very high to extreme
fire danger. Any new or existing uncontained fires could grow
rapidly.

* Affected area:
in southwest or... in southwest Oregon... portions of fire weather
zones 619 and 620, primarily higher elevations above the valleys,
as well as east to west oriented drainages.

* Wind: northeast 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. The
strongest winds are expected to generally occur during the
morning hours.

* Humidity: recoveries 25 to 35 percent at higher elevations this
morning and Tuesday morning. Minimum relative humidities of 15
to 25 percent this afternoon, and 8 to 15 percent Tuesday
afternoon.

* Counties affected:
in southwest or... Coos... Curry... Jackson... Josephine.