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Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
249 PM PDT Sat Jul 31 2021

ORZ024-026-012200-
/O.EXT.KMFR.HT.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-210803T0600Z/
Eastern Curry County and Josephine County-Jackson County-
Including the cities of Grants Pass, Cave Junction, Medford,
and Ashland
249 PM PDT Sat Jul 31 2021

...HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT MONDAY...

* WHAT...Very hot afternoon temperatures between 98 and 103
  degrees, with much above normal overnight low temperatures in
  the mid 60s to lower 70s.

* WHERE...Rogue, Applegate, and Illinois Valleys, including Cave
  Junction, Medford, Grants Pass, and Ashland.

* WHEN...Until 11 PM PDT Monday.

* IMPACTS...Extreme heat will significantly increase the
  potential for heat related illnesses, particularly for those
  working or participating in outdoor activities.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=mfr

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out
of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young
children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles
under any circumstances.

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 lightweight and loose fitting clothing when
possible. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational
Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent
rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone
overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location.
Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 9 1 1.

&&

$$



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