Medford, OR (97501)

5:23 PM PDT on July 23, 2017 (GMT -0700)
Southwest Medford (CW2551) | | Change Station

Elev 1472 ft 42.31 °N, 122.90 °W | Updated 10 seconds ago

Clear
Clear
95.1 °F
Feels Like 97 °F
N
7.0
Wind Variable Wind from NNW
Gusts 7.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.76 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 97 °F
Dew Point 64 °F
Humidity 36%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:55 AM 8:39 PM
New Moon, 1% visible
METAR KMFR 232353Z 26010KT 10SM CLR 36/16 A2980 RMK AO2 SLP076 T03610161 10367 20261 56022
Pressure 29.76 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 97 °F
Dew Point 64 °F
Humidity 36%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:55 AM 8:39 PM
New Moon, 1% visible
METAR KMFR 232353Z 26010KT 10SM CLR 36/16 A2980 RMK AO2 SLP076 T03610161 10367 20261 56022

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Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 2:30 PM PDT Jul. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning in effect from 11 am Monday to 11 am PDT
   Tuesday for dry thunderstorms on dry fuels for fire weather
   zones 284 and 622...

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Tuesday morning through
   Tuesday evening for dry thunderstorms on dry fuels for fire
   weather zones 284 and 622...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a red flag
warning... which is in effect from 11 am Monday to 11 am PDT
Tuesday. A Fire Weather Watch has also been issued. This Fire
Weather Watch is in effect from Tuesday morning through Tuesday
evening.

* Impacts: dry thunderstorms and 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.

* Areas affected by warning:
in northern CA fire zone... .western and central 284.
In southwest or fire zone... eastern 622.

* Counties affected by warning:
in northern CA... far northeast Siskiyou.
In southwest or... far eastern Jackson

* thunderstorms: scattered thunderstorms with lightning activity
level of 3. There will be local wetting rains... but most areas
will get less than a tenth of an inch of rain with these storms.

* Timing: thunderstorms are expected Monday afternoon through
Tuesday morning. Another round of scattered thunderstorms may
occur Tuesday afternoon and evening.

* 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. A combination of strong
winds, low relative humidity and warm temperatures will create
extreme fire growth potential.

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







230 PM PDT sun Jul 23 2017

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 11 PM PDT this
   evening for dry thunderstorms on dry fuels for fire weather
   zones 285... 617... 623... 624 and 625...

... Red flag warning in effect from 11 am Monday to 11 am PDT
   Tuesday for dry thunderstorms on dry fuels for fire weather
   zones 285... 617... 623... 624 and 625...

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Tuesday morning through
   Tuesday evening for dry thunderstorms on dry fuels for fire
   weather zones 285... 617... 623... 624 and 625...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a red flag
warning... which is in effect from 11 am Monday to 11 am PDT
Tuesday. A Fire Weather Watch has also been issued. This Fire
Weather Watch is in effect from Tuesday morning through Tuesday
evening.

* Impacts: dry thunderstorms and 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.

* Area affected by warning: today... in northern CA... eastern
fire weather zone 285.
Today... in south or... eastern zone 617... northern and
central zone 623... northern and eastern zone 624... and
far western and southern zone 625.
Monday... in northern CA... all but southwest portion of zone
285.
Monday... in south or... eastern zone 617... all but extreme
south zone 623... all of 624 and 625.

* Counties affected by warning: today... in northern CA...
eastern Modoc
in south or... far eastern Douglas and far eastern
Jackson... west, north and east Klamath... western and
Southern Lake.
Monday... in northern CA... all but southwest Modoc.
In south or... lake... Klamath... far eastern Douglas... far
eastern Jackson.

* Thunderstorms: scattered thunderstorms with lightning activity
level of 3. There will be local wetting rains Tuesday into
Wednesday... but most areas will get less than a tenth of an
inch of rain with these storms.

* Timing: thunderstorms are expected this afternoon and evening
and again Monday afternoon through Tuesday morning. Another
round of scattered thunderstorms may occur Tuesday afternoon
and evening.

* 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. A combination of strong
winds, low relative humidity and warm temperatures will create
extreme fire growth potential.

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








230 PM PDT sun Jul 23 2017

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Tuesday morning through
   Tuesday evening for dry thunderstorms on dry fuels for fire
   weather zones 280... 281... 618... 619... 620 and 621...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Fire Weather
Watch... which is in effect from Tuesday morning through Tuesday
evening.

* Impacts: dry thunderstorms and 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.

* Area affected by watch:
in northern CA fire zones... 280... extreme northwest 281.
In southwest or fire zones... extreme south 618... south 619...
southern and central 620... 621.

* Counties affected by watch:
in northern CA... western Siskiyou.
In southwest or... southern Curry... Jackson... southern and
central Josephine.

* Thunderstorms: scattered thunderstorms with lightning activity
level of 3. There will be local wetting rains... but most areas
will get less than a tenth of an inch of rain with these storms.

* Timing: scattered thunderstorms may occur Tuesday afternoon
and evening.

* 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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