Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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WWUS76 KMFR 161049
NPWMFR

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
249 AM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING THEN STRONG
WINDS POSSIBLE AT THE COAST LATE TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY...

.A STRONG INVERSION WILL REMAIN IN PLACE WHICH WILL CONTINUE TO
LIMIT THE VERTICAL MIXING OF AIR IN THE VALLEYS. AREAS OF DENSE
FOG AND FREEZING FOG ARE POSSIBLE IN THE MORNING AND OVERNIGHT
HOURS THROUGH LATE TUESDAY MORNING. AN APPROACHING STRONG FRONT
WILL CLEAR THE AIR IN MOST PLACES LATE TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY AND
WILL BRING THE CHANCE FOR DAMAGING HIGH WINDS TO THE COAST.

ORZ029-170045-
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KLAMATH BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALTAMONT...KLAMATH FALLS
249 AM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST
TUESDAY...

* AIR QUALITY...LIGHT WINDS AND LIMITED VERTICAL MIXING COULD
  DIMINISH AIR QUALITY IN THE KLAMATH BASIN THROUGH TUESDAY
  MORNING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...KLAMATH FALLS...ALTAMONT AND MERRILL.

* IMPACTS...DIMINISHED AIR QUALITY COULD NEGATIVELY AFFECT
  HEALTH...ESPECIALLY FOR THOSE WITH RESPIRATORY SENSITIVITIES.
  PLEASE SEE THE OREGON DEPARTMENT OF AIR QUALITY`S WEB SITE AT
  HTTP://WWW.DEQ.STATE.US/AQI FOR DETAILED AIR QUALITY
  INFORMATION AND THRESHOLDS.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY INDICATES THAT DUE TO LIMITED MOVEMENT
OF AN AIRMASS ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA...POLLUTION WILL INCREASE.

&&

$$

ORZ024-026-170045-
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EASTERN CURRY COUNTY AND JOSEPHINE COUNTY-JACKSON COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GRANTS PASS...CAVE JUNCTION...MEDFORD...
ASHLAND
249 AM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST
TUESDAY...

* AIR QUALITY...LIGHT WINDS AND LIMITED VERTICAL MIXING COULD
  DIMINISH AIR QUALITY IN THE VALLEYS OF JACKSON...JOSEPHINE AND
  EASTERN CURRY COUNTIES THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...MEDFORD...GRANTS PASS...MERLIN...CAVE
  JUNCTION...GOLD HILL...WILLIAMS...ASHLAND.

* IMPACTS...DIMINISHED AIR QUALITY COULD NEGATIVELY AFFECT
  HEALTH...ESPECIALLY FOR THOSE WITH RESPIRATORY SENSITIVITIES.
  PLEASE SEE THE OREGON DEPARTMENT OF AIR QUALITY`S WEB SITE AT
  HTTP://WWW.DEQ.STATE.US/AQI FOR DETAILED AIR QUALITY INFORMATION
  AND THRESHOLDS.

&&

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* AN AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY INDICATES THAT DUE TO LIMITED
  MOVEMENT OF AN AIRMASS ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA...POLLUTION
  WILL INCREASE.

&&

$$

ORZ023-170045-
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CENTRAL DOUGLAS COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DRAIN...ELKTON...ROSEBURG...SUTHERLIN...
GREEN...MYRTLE CREEK...CANYONVILLE
249 AM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST
TUESDAY...

* AIR QUALITY...LIGHT WINDS AND LIMITED VERTICAL MIXING WILL
  CAUSE AIRBORNE PARTICULATES TO ACCUMULATE. THESE PARTICULATES
  COULD DIMINISH AIR QUALITY IN THE VALLEYS OF CENTRAL DOUGLAS
  COUNTY THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...ROSEBURG...SUTHERLIN.

* IMPACTS...DIMINISHED AIR QUALITY COULD NEGATIVELY AFFECT
  HEALTH...ESPECIALLY FOR THOSE WITH RESPIRATORY SENSITIVITIES.
  PLEASE SEE THE OREGON DEPARTMENT OF AIR QUALITY`S WEB SITE AT
  HTTP://WWW.DEQ.STATE.US/AQI FOR DETAILED AIR QUALITY
  INFORMATION AND THRESHOLDS.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY INDICATES THAT DUE TO LIMITED MOVEMENT
OF AN AIRMASS ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA...POLLUTION WILL INCREASE.

&&

$$

ORZ021-022-170045-
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SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON COAST-CURRY COUNTY COAST-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANDON...PORT ORFORD...GOLD BEACH
249 AM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...SOUTH 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE LATE TUESDAY AND ARE EXPECTED TO
  PEAK WEDNESDAY MORNING INTO THE AFTERNOON BEFORE DECREASING LATE
  WEDNESDAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...GOLD BEACH...PORT ORFORD...BANDON.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS PRODUCE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS ON
  HIGHWAY 101. SATURATED SOILS AND HIGH WINDS COULD COMBINE TO
  INCREASE THE RISK FOR DOWNED TREES AND POWER OUTAGES.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A HAZARDOUS
HIGH WIND EVENT. SUSTAINED WINDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH...OR GUSTS OF
58 MPH OR STRONGER MAY OCCUR. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

&&

$$



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