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Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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WWUS76 KMFR 171012
NPWMFR

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
212 AM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...STRONG WINDS EXPECTED TODAY INTO WEDNESDAY...

.A STRONG FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL PRODUCE STRONG, GUSTY WINDS ACROSS
THE REGION THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY...ESPECIALLY ALONG
THE COAST...IN THE SHASTA VALLEY...THE SOUTHERN END OF THE ROGUE
VALLEY...AND ACROSS THE EAST SIDE. STRONG WINDS COULD BRING DOWN
TREES AND POWER LINES AND CAUSE PROPERTY DAMAGE. CROSSWINDS MAY
MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT.

CAZ081-180000-
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CENTRAL SISKIYOU COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...WEED
212 AM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 PM PST WEDNESDAY...
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 PM PST WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH 30 TO 40 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 65 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON...REACHING A PEAK
  OVERNIGHT AND INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE...WEED...INCLUDING PORTIONS
  OF INTERSTATE 5 AND HIGHWAY 97 NEAR WEED.

* LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY INCLUDE...GAZELLE...GRENADA...AND
  MOSTLY RURAL AREAS OF THE SHASTA VALLEY.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS
  ON INTERSTATE 5...ESPECIALLY FOR LIGHTWEIGHT AND HIGH PROFILE
  VEHICLES. LOOSE MATERIALS COULD BECOME AIRBORNE AND BLOW AWAY.
  TREES MAY ALSO TOPPLE DUE TO RECENT RAINFALL AND SATURATED
  SOILS.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS
OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE. TRAVEL WILL BE
IMPACTED... ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH
HIGHER GUSTS POSSIBLE. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING
DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA
CAUTION.

&&

$$

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MODOC COUNTY-
NORTHERN AND EASTERN KLAMATH COUNTY AND WESTERN LAKE COUNTY-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LAKE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BEATTY...BLY...SPRAGUE RIVER...LAKEVIEW
212 AM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM WEDNESDAY TO
4 AM PST THURSDAY...
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM WEDNESDAY TO 4 AM
PST THURSDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH 25 TO 35 MPH...WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH. HOWEVER,
  GUSTS TO 65 MPH ARE EXPECTED ALONG HIGHWAY 31 BETWEEN PAISLEY
  AND SILVER LAKE...AND AT ELEVATIONS ABOVE 5500 FEET.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY
  MORNING...REACHING A PEAK WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE...HIGHWAY 31 BETWEEN PAISLEY
  AND SILVER LAKE...SUMMER LAKE...AND THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF
  WINTER RIM AND THE WARNER AND HART MOUNTAINS.

* LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY INCLUDE...BLY...LAKEVIEW...SILVER
  LAKE...INCLUDING PORTIONS OF HIGHWAYS 97...31...AND 140.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS DRIVING
  CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY FOR LIGHTWEIGHT AND HIGH PROFILE
  VEHICLES. LOOSE MATERIALS COULD BECOME AIRBORNE AND BLOW AWAY.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS
OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE. TRAVEL WILL BE
IMPACTED... ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH
HIGHER GUSTS POSSIBLE. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING
DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA
CAUTION.

&&

$$

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SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON COAST-CURRY COUNTY COAST-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANDON...PORT ORFORD...BROOKINGS...
GOLD BEACH
212 AM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON
TO 4 PM PST WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH 35 TO 50 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 70 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE TODAY AND ARE EXPECTED TO PEAK
  TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING BEFORE DECREASING WEDNESDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...GOLD BEACH...PORT ORFORD...BANDON...AND
  EXPOSED LOCATIONS ALONG HIGHWAY 101.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS
  ON HIGHWAY 101. HIGH WINDS AND SATURATED SOILS WILL 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 WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS
OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE. TRAVEL WILL BE
IMPACTED... ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

&&

$$

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JACKSON COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MEDFORD...ASHLAND
212 AM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS
MORNING...
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 PM PST WEDNESDAY...

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

* LOCATIONS INCLUDED IN THE AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY INCLUDE...
  MEDFORD...GOLD HILL...ASHLAND.

* AIR STAGNATION 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.

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST AND INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP
  TO 40 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...REACHING
  A PEAK LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WIND ADVISORY INCLUDE...ASHLAND...PHOENIX...
  TALENT.

* WIND ADVISORY IMPACTS...GUSTY WINDS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT
  FOR LIGHTWEIGHT AND HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. LOOSE OUTDOOR
  OBJECTS OR MATERIALS COULD BE BLOWN ABOUT.

* 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.

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH
HIGHER GUSTS POSSIBLE. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING
DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA
CAUTION.

&&

$$

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KLAMATH BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALTAMONT...KLAMATH FALLS
212 AM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS
MORNING...
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM WEDNESDAY TO 4 AM
PST THURSDAY...

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

* LOCATIONS IN THE AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY INCLUDE...KLAMATH
  FALLS... CHILOQUIN...ALTAMONT AND MERRILL.

* AIR STAGNATION 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.

* WINDS...SOUTH INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45
  MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
  MORNING...AND REACH A PEAK LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WIND ADVISORY INCLUDE...KLAMATH FALLS...
  CHILOQUIN...ALTAMONT...KENO...AND MERRILL.

* WIND ADVISORY IMPACTS...GUSTY WINDS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT
  FOR LIGHTWEIGHT AND HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. LOOSE OUTDOOR
  OBJECTS OR MATERIALS COULD BE BLOWN ABOUT.

* 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 AIR MASS ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA...POLLUTION WILL
INCREASE.

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH
HIGHER GUSTS POSSIBLE. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING
DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA
CAUTION.

&&

$$

CAZ084-180000-
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NORTHEAST SISKIYOU AND NORTHWEST MODOC COUNTIES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TULELAKE...DORRIS
212 AM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM WEDNESDAY TO 4 AM
PST THURSDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45
  MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
  MORNING...AND REACH A PEAK LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...TULELAKE...DORRIS...INCLUDING PORTIONS OF
  HIGHWAYS 97 AND 139.

* IMPACTS...GUSTY WINDS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT FOR
  LIGHTWEIGHT AND HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. LOOSE OUTDOOR OBJECTS
  OR MATERIALS COULD BE BLOWN ABOUT.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH
HIGHER GUSTS POSSIBLE. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING
DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA
CAUTION.

&&

$$

ORZ024-171800-
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EASTERN CURRY COUNTY AND JOSEPHINE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GRANTS PASS...CAVE JUNCTION
212 AM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS
MORNING...

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

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...GRANTS PASS...MERLIN...CAVE
  JUNCTION...WILLIAMS.

* 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 AIR MASS ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA...POLLUTION
  WILL INCREASE.

&&

$$

ORZ023-171800-
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CENTRAL DOUGLAS COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DRAIN...ELKTON...ROSEBURG...SUTHERLIN...
GREEN...MYRTLE CREEK...CANYONVILLE
212 AM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS
MORNING...

* 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
  THIS 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.

&&

$$

MAS



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