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Air Quality Alert
Issued: 2:38 PM PDT Jul. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Air quality alert in effect until 11 am PDT Tuesday...

Oregon department of environmental quality has issued an air
pollution advisory... in effect until further notice.

Wildfires burning in the region combined with forecast conditions
will cause air quality levels to fluctuate and could be at unhealthy
levels.

Pollutants in smoke can cause burning eyes... runny nose... aggravate
heart and lung diseases... and aggravate other serious health
problems.Limit outdoor activities and keep children indoors if it is
smoky. Please follow medical advice if you have a heart or lung
condition.

For additional information... please visit the web site at
http://www.Oregon.Gov/deq


238 PM PDT Sat Jul 21 2018

... Air quality alert in effect until 11 am PDT Tuesday...

Oregon department of environmental quality has issued an air
pollution advisory... in effect until further notice.

Wildfires burning in the region combined with forecast conditions
will cause air quality levels to fluctuate and could be at unhealthy
levels.

Pollutants in smoke can cause burning eyes... runny nose... aggravate
heart and lung diseases... and aggravate other serious health
problems.Limit outdoor activities and keep children indoors if it is
smoky. Please follow medical advice if you have a heart or lung
condition.

For additional information... please visit the web site at
http://www.Oregon.Gov/deq



Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 8:49 PM PDT Jul. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect from 11 am to 11 PM PDT
Sunday for abundant lightning on dry fuels for fire weather zones
280... 281... 282... 284... 285... 621... 622... 623... 624 and 625...

* impacts: gusty and erratic thunderstorm winds can contribute to
fire spread. Additionally, despite any rainfall, any lightning
strikes can create new ignitions which may overwhelm initial
attack resources and create holdover fires.

* Affected area: all of Siskiyou and Modoc counties in California
except west of Highway 96 in Siskiyou County. For Oregon, the
warning covers the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, the
southern portion of the Rogue River National Forest, and the
southern half of Klamath and lake counties excluding Hart
Mountain.

* Thunderstorms: will start to develop late morning, with the
strongest and most widespread development late afternoon into
early evening.

* Humidity: as low as 12 percent.

* Wind: west 5 to 10 mph. Winds could become erratic and gust to 30
mph near thunderstorms.

* View the hazard area in detail at
https://www.Wrh.NOAA.Gov/map/?Wfo=mfr

* one less spark, one less wildfire



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