Jackson County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Heat Advisory
Statement as of 9:27 AM PDT on July 30, 2015

... Heat advisory remains in effect until 11 PM PDT Saturday...

A heat advisory remains in effect until 11 PM PDT Saturday.

* Temperature: highs of 100 to 110 degrees today and Friday.

* Locations include: Grants Pass... Cave Junction... Medford...

* Impacts: there is higher risk for heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Those who are elderly... sick... or Young are more
susceptible to heat related illnesses.

* View the hazard area in detail at

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

* do not leave pets or children in automobiles for any length of

* Use caution near area rivers... which are cold and can have
strong currents... and be sure to wear a life jacket.

* Drink plenty of water and seek shade.

* Take plenty of rest breaks.

Fire Weather Watch
Statement as of 3:16 PM PDT on July 30, 2015

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Friday afternoon through
Saturday evening for possible dry lightning on very dry fuels...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Fire Weather
Watch... which is in effect from Friday afternoon through Saturday

* Impacts: any dry lightning combined with high fire danger will
likely result in new fire starts. Gusty thunderstorm winds
could contribute to fire spread. Initial attack resources could
be overwhelmed and holdover fires are possible.

* Affected area: in southwest or... fire weather zones
619... 620... 621... 622 and 623.

* Counties affected: Curry... Josephine... Jackson... Klamath.

* Thunderstorms: isolated dry thunderstorms possible from late
Friday afternoon through Friday evening.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible red
flag warnings.

Record Report
Statement as of 05:36 PM PDT on July 30, 2015

... Record high temperature set at Medford or...

a record high temperature of 107 degrees was set at Medford or today.
This ties the old record of 107 set in 2003.