RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WIND WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 622.
The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Red Flag Warning…which is in effect until 8 PM this evening.
- Impacts: 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 Southwest OR…The Rogue Valley within Fire Weather Zone 622. Includes the cities of Medford, Central Point, and Ashland.
- Wind: Northwest 5 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
- Humidity: 10 – 15 percent.