Red flag warning for thunderstorms

, Posted: Mon, August 11 2014 at 8:17 AM, Updated: Mon, August 11 2014 at 8:28 AM

Red flag warning for thunderstorms

Medford, Ore. -- The National Weather Service issued a red flag warning through Tuesday.

Thunderstorms are expected in the fire area, bringing abundant dry lightning. The warning was issued Sunday at 11:00 a.m. and continues to 11:00 p.m. Tuesday.

The Oregon Department of Forestry says there is good potential for extreme fire behavior given the fire weather conditions.

Map courtesy the National Weather Service.

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