Eastern Curry County and Josephine County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 2:27 PM 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: east winds, poor relative humidity recovery, and high
fire danger will likely contribute to a significant spread of new
and existing fires.

* Affected area:
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 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.