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Severe Storms Possible into this Evening

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has an enhanced risk of severe weather in portions of the Great Lakes and Midwest today. The area of greatest concern is in Michigan, southeast Wisconsin, northern Illinois, and northern Indiana. The primary risks for this area will be damaging winds and large hail, but an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out.
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Current conditions at

Medford, Rogue Valley International Airport (KMFR)

Lat: 42.38111°NLon: 122.87222°WElev: 1329ft.

Haze, Smoke

81°F

27°C

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed NNW 5 MPH
Barometer 29.94 in (1012.5 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 1.50 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 02 Aug 2:53 pm PDT
Extended Forecast for

10 Miles NNW Butte Falls OR

Red Flag Warning until Sunday 11:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
  •  
    Red Flag Warning until Sunday 11:00pm

    NOW until
    11:00pm Sun

    Red Flag Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Areas of smoke. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. West wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm.  Areas of smoke. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Areas of smoke. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming west northwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.

    Areas Smoke

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Patchy smoke before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Patchy Smoke
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming west northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Areas of smoke. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Areas of smoke. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Areas of smoke. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming west northwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Patchy smoke before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming west northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
10 Miles NNW Butte Falls OR
 42.68°N 122.61°W (Elev. 2264 ft)
2:12 pm PDT Aug 2, 2015
3pm PDT Aug 2, 2015-6pm PDT Aug 9, 2015
 
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