Weather Alerts for Eastern Curry County and Josephine County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Excessive Heat Warning  EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING   Excessive Heat Warning
EASTERN CURRY COUNTY AND JOSEPHINE COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Eastern Curry County and Josephine County - Jackson County
Effective: Sun 6:33 pm Updated: Sun 7:20 pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue 11:00 pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...Very hot conditions through Tuesday...
.Very hot temperatures will continue to impact inland areas
through Tuesday. Temperatures will be 10 to 15 degrees above
normal for this time of year, and relief at night will be limited
as lows in some areas will stay in the middle 60s to lower 70s.
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT
TUESDAY...
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT TUESDAY...
* Maximum temperatures in warning area: 101 to 107 degrees.
* Maximum temperatures in advisory area: 95 to 102 degrees.
* Minimum temperatures in warning area: 64 to 74 degrees.
* Minimum temperatures in advisory area: 56 to 65 degrees.
* Locations in the warning area include...Medford, Ashland,
Trail, Shady Cove, Merlin, Grants Pass, Rogue River, Murphy,
Ruch, Jacksonville, and Wilderville.
* Locations in the advisory area include...Butte Falls,
Prospect, Cave Junction, Obrien, Williams, Agness, and Galice.
* Impacts...Very hot temperatures and limited relief overnight
will increase chances for heat related illness, especially for
sensitive groups and people without access to air
conditioning. Heat stress is also possible for livestock and
outdoor pets.
* View the hazard area in detail at
https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD
Precautionary/preparedness actions...
Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.
An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously hot temperatures will occur. The combination of hot
temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a DANGEROUS
SITUATION in which heat illnesses are likely. Drink plenty of
fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and
check up on relatives and neighbors.
A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. This could create a situation in which heat illnesses
are possible. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned
room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and
neighbors.
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Red Flag Warning  RED FLAG WARNING   Red Flag Warning
EASTERN CURRY COUNTY AND JOSEPHINE COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Siskiyou Mountains - Southern Oregon Cascades
Effective: Sun 4:27 pm Updated: Sun 7:20 pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun 11:00 pm Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 621 AND 623...
* Impacts: While wetting rain may occur under the cores of
thunderstorms, abundant lightning on dry fuels may produce
numerous new starts that pose a threat to life and property,
and may overwhelm initial attack capabilities.
* Affected area: Fire weather zones 621 and 623 in Oregon,
including the Siskiyou Mountains, and the Cascades South of
Diamond Lake.
* Thunderstorms: Ongoing through this afternoon and evening.
Lightning coverage is expected to increase to scattered as
the day progresses.
* Wind: Northwest 5 to 10 mph, but gusty and erratic winds are
possible in the vicinity of showers and thunderstorms.
* View the hazard area in detail at
https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=mfr

Information:
Abundant lightning on existing very dry fuels could cause
numerous new fire ignitions. Gusty and erratic outflow winds
could also create extreme fire growth potential.

Heat Advisory  HEAT ADVISORY   Heat Advisory
EASTERN CURRY COUNTY AND JOSEPHINE COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Eastern Curry County and Josephine County - Jackson County
Effective: Sun 6:33 pm Updated: Sun 7:20 pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue 11:00 pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...Very hot conditions through Tuesday...
.Very hot temperatures will continue to impact inland areas
through Tuesday. Temperatures will be 10 to 15 degrees above
normal for this time of year, and relief at night will be limited
as lows in some areas will stay in the middle 60s to lower 70s.
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT
TUESDAY...
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT TUESDAY...
* Maximum temperatures in warning area: 101 to 107 degrees.
* Maximum temperatures in advisory area: 95 to 102 degrees.
* Minimum temperatures in warning area: 64 to 74 degrees.
* Minimum temperatures in advisory area: 56 to 65 degrees.
* Locations in the warning area include...Medford, Ashland,
Trail, Shady Cove, Merlin, Grants Pass, Rogue River, Murphy,
Ruch, Jacksonville, and Wilderville.
* Locations in the advisory area include...Butte Falls,
Prospect, Cave Junction, Obrien, Williams, Agness, and Galice.
* Impacts...Very hot temperatures and limited relief overnight
will increase chances for heat related illness, especially for
sensitive groups and people without access to air
conditioning. Heat stress is also possible for livestock and
outdoor pets.
* View the hazard area in detail at
https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD
Precautionary/preparedness actions...
Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.
An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously hot temperatures will occur. The combination of hot
temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a DANGEROUS
SITUATION in which heat illnesses are likely. Drink plenty of
fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and
check up on relatives and neighbors.
A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. This could create a situation in which heat illnesses
are possible. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned
room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and
neighbors.
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