Medford, OR

8:12 PM PDT on June 23, 2017 (GMT -0700)
Southwest Medford (CW2551) | | Change Station

Elev 1472 ft 42.31 °N, 122.90 °W | Updated 1 second ago

Clear
Clear
88.8 °F
Feels Like 87 °F
N
0.0
Wind Variable Wind from NNW
Gusts 0.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.87 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 87 °F
Dew Point 57 °F
Humidity 34%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:35 AM 8:52 PM
New Moon, 0% visible
METAR KMFR 240253Z 34005KT 10SM CLR 37/08 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP113 T03670083 55001
Pressure 29.87 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 87 °F
Dew Point 57 °F
Humidity 34%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:35 AM 8:52 PM
New Moon, 0% visible
METAR KMFR 240253Z 34005KT 10SM CLR 37/08 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP113 T03670083 55001

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Excessive Heat Warning, Heat Advisory
Issued: 2:05 PM PDT Jun. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Excessive heat warning remains in effect from 11 am Saturday
to 8 PM PDT Sunday...
... Heat advisory remains in effect from 11 am Saturday 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.






Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 2:02 PM PDT Jun. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Sunday afternoon through
Monday afternoon for abundant lightning on dry fuels for fire
weather zones 621 and 623...

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

* Impacts: lightning and dry fine fuels 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.

* Fuels: while heavy fuel moistures may not be conducive to
significant fire growth, finer fuels are dry and may ignite and
carry fire.

* Thunderstorms: isolated to scattered.

* Affected area: in southwest Oregon... fire weather zones 621 and
623.

* Counties affected: in southwest Oregon... Josephine... Jackson
... Klamath... and Douglas.

* View the hazard area in detail at
http://weather.Gov/Medford/hazard

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.