Medford, OR (97501)

5:17 PM PDT on July 22, 2017 (GMT -0700)
Southwest Medford (CW2551) | | Change Station

Elev 1472 ft 42.31 °N, 122.90 °W | Updated 23 seconds ago

Clear
Clear
94.5 °F
Feels Like 94 °F
N
3.5
Wind Variable Wind from NNW
Gusts 3.5 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.90 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 94 °F
Dew Point 58 °F
Humidity 30%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:54 AM 8:40 PM
Waning Crescent, 0% visible
METAR KMFR 222353Z 31008KT 10SM CLR 37/10 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP124 T03670100 10367 20244 56030
Pressure 29.90 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 94 °F
Dew Point 58 °F
Humidity 30%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:54 AM 8:40 PM
Waning Crescent, 0% visible
METAR KMFR 222353Z 31008KT 10SM CLR 37/10 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP124 T03670100 10367 20244 56030

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Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 2:50 PM PDT Jul. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning in effect from 2 PM to 11 PM PDT Sunday for
   abundant lightning with dry fuels for fire weather zones
   285... 617... 623 and 624 including most of the Cascades...
   the northern portion of the Winema National Forest... most of
   the Fremont National Forest... and eastern Modoc County...

... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Monday morning
   through Monday evening for abundant lightning with dry fuels
   for fire weather zones 285... 617... 623 and 624... including
   most of the area from the Cascades east in Oregon and most
   of Modoc County in northeast California...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a red flag
warning, which is in effect from 2 PM to 11 PM PDT Sunday. A
Fire Weather Watch remains in effect for Monday morning through
Monday evening.

* 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 (warning): in northern CA... the Warner Mountains
and eastern part of Modoc County in fire weather zone 285. In
south central or... most of the Fremont-Winema National Forest in
fire weather zone 624 except the Klamath basin. In southwest
or... eastern part of the Umpqua National Forest including
toketee in fire weather zone 617... and the Cascade mountains
from Highway 140 north including Crater Lake in fire weather
zone 623. The area covered by the watch includes all of the
above plus areas to the west of the warning area.

* Counties affected (warning): in northern CA... eastern Modoc. In
south central or... northern eastern and western Klamath...
Western Lake. In southwest or... eastern Douglas... eastern
Jackson. The area covered by the watch includes all of the above
plus areas to the west of the warning area.

* Thunderstorms: scattered thunderstorms with lightning
activity level of 3. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is
expected with these storms.

* One less spark, one less wildfire.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly. Scattered thunderstorms
combined with dry fuels create conditions where many fire starts
may occur in a short period of time.

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







250 PM PDT Sat Jul 22 2017

... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Monday morning
   through Monday evening for abundant lightning with dry fuels
   for the eastern portion of fire weather zone 622...

* 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 southwest or... the eastern portion of fire
weather zone 622.

* Counties affected: in southwest or... eastern Jackson.

* Thunderstorms: scattered thunderstorms with lightning
activity level of 3. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is
expected with these storms.

* One less spark, one less wildfire.

* 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.



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