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Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
205 AM PDT Thu Aug 18 2022

CAZ080>082-ORZ024-026-190030-
/O.CON.KMFR.HT.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-220819T0600Z/
Western Siskiyou County-Central Siskiyou County-
South Central Siskiyou County-
Eastern Curry County and Josephine County-Jackson County-
Including the cities of Somes Bar, Happy Camp, Callahan, Etna,
Fort Jones, Greenview, Hilt, Klamath River, Yreka, Mount Shasta,
Dunsmuir, Grants Pass, Merlin, Wilderville, Medford, and Ashland
205 AM PDT Thu Aug 18 2022

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...High temperatures of 95 to 105 degrees expected.

* WHERE...In California, the valleys of western and central
  Siskiyou County. In Oregon, far eastern Curry County and
  portions of Josephine and Jackson Counties. This includes the
  Illinois, Applegate, Rogue, Shasta and Klamath River Valley
  and the communities of Medford, Grants Pass, Cave Junction,
  Ruch, Yreka, Happy Camp, Shady Cove and Ashland.

* WHEN...Until 11 PM PDT this evening.

* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures may cause heat illnesses to occur.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Temperatures will lower by a few degrees
  today, but will still be hot. Cloud cover from anticipated
  showers/thunderstorms may limit how warm temperatures get during
  the day.

* 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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Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
229 AM PDT Thu Aug 18 2022

...Abundant Lightning On Dry Fuels Expected Thursday...

CAZ280-281-284-285-ORZ617-621>625-190030-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0020.000000T0000Z-220819T0300Z/
Western Klamath National Forest-
Central Siskiyou County Including Shasta Valley-
Siskiyou County from the Cascade Mountains East and South to Mt
Shasta-Modoc County Except for the Surprise Valley-
Umpqua National Forest-Siskiyou Mountains-Eastern Rogue Valley-
Southern Oregon Cascades-Klamath Basin and the Fremont-
Winema National Forest-
South Central Oregon Desert including the BLM Land in Eastern
Lake and Western Harney Counties-
229 AM PDT Thu Aug 18 2022

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280,
281, 284, 285, 617, 621, 622, 623, 624, AND 625...

* Impacts: Lightning and high fire danger will likely result in
  new fire starts. Gusty thunderstorm winds could contribute to
  fire spread. Despite rainfall, initial attack resources could
  be overwhelmed and holdover fires are possible.

* Affected area: - In northern CA, portions of Fire Zones 280...
   281...284 and 285. In zone 280, this includes the McKinney
  Fire and Scott Valley. In zones 281, 284,and 285 this
  includes Yreka, Macdoel, Tennant, Canby, Alturas, and
  portions of the Klamath and Modoc National Forests. In
  southern Oregon, portions of Fire Zones 617...620...621...
  622...623... 624...and 625, including the Windigo Fire,
  Ashland, Medford, Prospect, Crater Lake, Toketee Falls,
  Klamath Falls, Chemult, Paisley, Lakeview, and portions of
  the Umpqua, Rogue River- Siskiyou, and Fremont- Winema
  National Forests.

* Thunderstorms: Isolated this morning, then becoming scattered
  this afternoon and early evening with abundant lightning. Storms
  may be on the dry side in the morning before becoming wetter
  during the afternoon. Winds will be gusty and erratic in and
  near thunderstorms.

* Additional Details: The most likely area for scattered
  thunderstorm activity is expected to be from roughly Klamath
  Falls south and southeast across eastern Siskiyou and Modoc
  County. As thunderstorm activity persists into the early
  evening, some scattered coverage may develop in southern Lake
  County. Otherwise, isolated coverage is expected for other areas.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Abundant lightning on existing very dry fuels could cause
numerous new fire ignitions. Gusty and erratic outflow winds
could also create extreme fire growth potential.

&&

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