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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
218 AM PDT Sat Jun 24 2017

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Western Siskiyou County-Central Siskiyou County-
Central Douglas County-Eastern Curry County and Josephine County-
Eastern Douglas County Foothills-Jackson County-
South Central Oregon Cascades-
Siskiyou Mountains and Southern Oregon Cascades-
Including the cities of Roseburg, Green, Myrtle Creek,
Canyonville, Glendale, Grants Pass, Steamboat, Toketee Falls,
Medford, Ashland, and Union Creek
218 AM PDT Sat Jun 24 2017

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS
MORNING TO 8 PM PDT SUNDAY...
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
8 PM PDT SUNDAY...

* Temperatures...As high as 109 in valley locations. Overnight
  lows will be in the mid to upper 60s so relief from the heat
  will be limited. Highest temperatures are expected Saturday.

* Locations in the warning include...Medford, Ashland, Grants
  Pass, Lost Creek Lake, Glendale, Tri-City and Seiad Valley.

* Locations in the advisory include...Roseburg, Camas Valley,
  Powers, Prospect, Steamboat, Yreka, Happy Camp and Weed.

* Impacts...Long outdoor exposure will increase chances for heat
  related illness, especially for sensitive groups and people
  without access to AC. Heat stress possible for livestock with
  limited relief from the heat overnight. Area waterways are
  running very cold and fast, increasing the risk for
  hypothermia and water rescues.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

* Beat the heat, check the backseat. Never leave people or pets
  in vehicles.

* Rivers are dangerously cold and have strong currents. Wear a
  lift jacket if swimming.

* Monitor older adults, young children and those who are sick.

* Take plenty of rest breaks in shade or air conditioning.

* Drink water before, during and after activities.

&&

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MTS


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