Fire weather watch posted for zones 281, 282

National Weather Service Medford OR
114 PM PDT Fri Jul 16 2021

...Dry and windy conditions will persist east of the Cascades
through this weekend...

.Very low afternoon humidities combined with gusty winds will
create conditions approaching or meeting Red Flag Warning criteria
through the weekend.

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING FOR STRONG GUSTY WIND WITH LOW RH FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 281 AND 282... The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Fire Weather Watch...which is in effect from Sunday afternoon through Sunday evening. * Impacts: Strong, gusty wind with low relative humidity and critically dry vegetation will greatly increase the spread potential of any new and existing fires. * Affected area: In Northern CA...Fire Weather Zones 281 and 282. This includes the Shasta Valley from Yreka southward, including the communities of Weed, Mt Shasta City, Dunsmuir, and McCloud. * Wind: South 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph. * Humidity: 8 to 12 percent

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