Medford, OR

4:06 AM PDT on July 26, 2017 (GMT -0700)
Southwest Medford (CW2551) | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Fire Weather Warning

Elev 1472 ft 42.31 °N, 122.90 °W | Updated 4 seconds ago

Mostly Cloudy
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68.9 °F
Feels Like 68.9 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from NNW
Gusts 0.0 mph

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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.95 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 54 °F
Humidity 60%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:58 AM 8:36 PM
Waxing Crescent, 12% visible
METAR KMFR 261053Z AUTO 19005KT 10SM CLR 24/10 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP142 T02440100
Pressure 29.95 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 54 °F
Humidity 60%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:58 AM 8:36 PM
Waxing Crescent, 12% visible
METAR KMFR 261053Z AUTO 19005KT 10SM CLR 24/10 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP142 T02440100

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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 10:53 PM PDT Jul. 25, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning in effect from 11 am to 11 PM PDT Wednesday
for abundant lightning and dry fuels for fire weather zone 623...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a red flag
warning, which is in effect from 11 am to 11 PM PDT Wednesday.

* 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 high Cascade fire zone in
fire weather zone 623.

* Counties affected: in south central or... western Klamath. In
southwest or... eastern Jackson.

* Thunderstorms: scattered thunderstorms with lightning
activity level of 3. Lightning activity level of 4 is
possible in the higher terrain areas. Wetting rains will
occur with some storms but there will be strikes outside of
wetting rains.

* Timing: scattered thunderstorms will persist through
Wednesday evening... peaking in strength and coverage during
the afternoons and evenings.

* 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.