Rogue Valley International-Medford, OR

4:57 AM PDT on July 21, 2018 (GMT -0700)
Rogue Valley International-Medford | | Change Station

Elev 1335 ft 42.37 °N, 122.87 °W | Updated 4 minutes ago

Haze
Haze
59 °F
Feels Like 59 °F
N
0
Wind Variable Wind from North

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.01 in
Visibility 4.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 3600 ft
Dew Point 41 °F
Humidity 51%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:53 AM 8:41 PM
Waxing Gibbous, 67% visible
METAR KMFR 211153Z AUTO 00000KT 4SM HZ SCT036 15/05 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP160 T01500050 10222 20150 52005
Pressure 30.01 in
Visibility 4.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 3600 ft
Dew Point 41 °F
Humidity 51%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:53 AM 8:41 PM
Waxing Gibbous, 67% visible
METAR KMFR 211153Z AUTO 00000KT 4SM HZ SCT036 15/05 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP160 T01500050 10222 20150 52005

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Air Quality Alert
Issued: 2:43 PM PDT Jul. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Air quality alert in effect until 11 am PDT Monday...

Oregon department of environmental quality has issued an air
pollution advisory... in effect until further notice.

Wildfires burning in the region combined with forecast conditions
will cause air quality levels to fluctuate and could be at unhealthy
levels.

Pollutants in smoke can cause burning eyes... runny nose... aggravate
heart and lung diseases... and aggravate other serious health
problems. Limit outdoor activities and keep children indoors if it
is smoky. Please follow medical advice if you have a heart or lung
condition.

For additional information... please visit the web site at
http://www.Oregon.Gov/deq


243 PM PDT Fri Jul 20 2018

... Air quality alert in effect until 11 am PDT Monday...

Oregon department of environmental quality has issued an air
pollution advisory... in effect until further notice.

Wildfires burning in the region combined with forecast conditions
will cause air quality levels to fluctuate and could be at unhealthy
levels.

Pollutants in smoke can cause burning eyes... runny nose... aggravate
heart and lung diseases... and aggravate other serious health
problems. Limit outdoor activities and keep children indoors if it
is smoky. Please follow medical advice if you have a heart or lung
condition.

For additional information... please visit the web site at
http://www.Oregon.Gov/deq



1256 am PDT Fri Jul 20 2018

... Air quality alert in effect until further notice...

Oregon department of environmental quality has issued an air quality
alert... in effect until further notice.

Wildfires burning in the region combined with forecast conditions
will cause air quality levels to fluctuate and could be at unhealthy
levels.

Pollutants in smoke can cause burning eyes... runny nose... aggravate
heart and lung diseases... and aggravate other serious health
problems.Limit outdoor activities and keep children indoors if it is
smoky. Please follow medical advice if you have a heart or lung
condition.

For additional information... please visit the web site at
http://www.Oregon.Gov/deq


1256 am PDT Fri Jul 20 2018

... Air quality alert in effect until further notice...

Oregon department of environmental quality has issued an air quality
alert... in effect until further notice.

Wildfires burning in the region combined with forecast conditions
will cause air quality levels to fluctuate and could be at unhealthy
levels.

Pollutants in smoke can cause burning eyes... runny nose... aggravate
heart and lung diseases... and aggravate other serious health
problems.Limit outdoor activities and keep children indoors if it is
smoky. Please follow medical advice if you have a heart or lung
condition.

For additional information... please visit the web site at
http://www.Oregon.Gov/deq



1047 am PDT Thu Jul 19 2018

... Air quality advisory in effect until 11 am PDT Monday...

The Oregon department of environmental quality has issued an air
quality advisory... in effect until further notice.

Wildfires burning in the region combined with forecast weather conditions
will cause air quality levels to fluctuate this weekend into early next
week. While brief periods of good air quality are possible in this
area, at times, generally moderate or lesser air quality is expected
through the period. Air quality is expected to be at unhealthy levels
in portions of the advisory area, especially near active wildfires.

Pollutants in smoke can cause burning eyes... runny nose... aggravate
heart and lung diseases... and aggravate other serious health problems.
Limit outdoor activities and keep children indoors if it is smoky.
Please follow medical advice if you have a heart or lung condition.

To view the detailed hazards link depicting the specific areas of
concern in each County, please visit the following web site at
https://www.Wrh.NOAA.Gov/map/?Wfo=mfr

For additional information... please visit the web site at
http://www.Oregon.Gov/deq


Btl

1047 am PDT Thu Jul 19 2018

... Air quality advisory in effect until 11 am PDT Monday...

The Oregon department of environmental quality has issued an air
quality advisory... in effect until further notice.

Wildfires burning in the region combined with forecast weather conditions
will cause air quality levels to fluctuate this weekend into early next
week. While brief periods of good air quality are possible in this
area, at times, generally moderate or lesser air quality is expected
through the period. Air quality is expected to be at unhealthy levels
in portions of the advisory area, especially near active wildfires.

Pollutants in smoke can cause burning eyes... runny nose... aggravate
heart and lung diseases... and aggravate other serious health problems.
Limit outdoor activities and keep children indoors if it is smoky.
Please follow medical advice if you have a heart or lung condition.

To view the detailed hazards link depicting the specific areas of
concern in each County, please visit the following web site at
https://www.Wrh.NOAA.Gov/map/?Wfo=mfr

For additional information... please visit the web site at
http://www.Oregon.Gov/deq


Btl


1038 am PDT Thu Jul 19 2018

... Air quality advisory in effect until 11 am PDT Monday...

The Oregon department of environmental quality has issued an air
quality advisory... in effect until further notice.

Wildfires burning in the region combined with forecast weather conditions
will cause air quality levels to fluctuate this weekend into early next
week. While brief periods of good air quality are possible in this
area, at times, generally moderate or lesser air quality is expected
through the period. Air quality is expected to be at unhealthy levels
in portions of the advisory area, especially near active wildfires.

Pollutants in smoke can cause burning eyes... runny nose... aggravate
heart and lung diseases... and aggravate other serious health problems.
Limit outdoor activities and keep children indoors if it is smoky.
Please follow medical advice if you have a heart or lung condition.

For additional information... please visit the web site at
http://www.Oregon.Gov/deq


Btl


1038 am PDT Thu Jul 19 2018

... Air quality advisory in effect until 11 am PDT Monday...

The Oregon department of environmental quality has issued an air
quality advisory... in effect until further notice.

Wildfires burning in the region combined with forecast weather conditions
will cause air quality levels to fluctuate this weekend into early next
week. While brief periods of good air quality are possible in this
area, at times, generally moderate or lesser air quality is expected
through the period. Air quality is expected to be at unhealthy levels
in portions of the advisory area, especially near active wildfires.

Pollutants in smoke can cause burning eyes... runny nose... aggravate
heart and lung diseases... and aggravate other serious health problems.
Limit outdoor activities and keep children indoors if it is smoky.
Please follow medical advice if you have a heart or lung condition.

For additional information... please visit the web site at
http://www.Oregon.Gov/deq


Btl

Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 9:28 PM PDT Jul. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Sunday afternoon
through Sunday evening for abundant lightning on dry fuels for
fire weather zones 280... 281... 282... 284... 285... 621... 622... 623...
624 and 625...

* impacts: strong, gusty wind with low relative humidity and high
fire danger will likely contribute to a significant spread of new
and existing fires.

* Affected area:
in northern CA fire zones... 280... 281... 282... 284... 285.
In south central or fire zones... 624... 625.
In southwest or fire zones... 621... 622... 623.

* Counties affected:
in northern CA... Modoc... Siskiyou.
In south central or... Harney... Klamath... lake.
In southwest or... Jackson... Josephine.

* Thunderstorms: will start to develop by early afternoon, with
the strongest and most widespread development late afternoon into
early evening. Thunderstorms that develop earlier will be mostly
dry.

* Humidity: as low as 14 percent.



Visit US at www.Weather.Gov/Medford


928 PM PDT Fri Jul 20 2018

... Red flag warning in effect from 1 PM to 9 PM PDT Saturday for
strong gusty wind with low rh for fire weather zone 620...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a red flag
warning... which is in effect from 1 PM to 9 PM PDT Saturday. The
previous red flag warning for earlier today has been cancelled.

* Impacts: strong, gusty northeast winds with low relative
humidity and high fire danger will likely contribute to a
significant spread of new and existing fires.

* Affected area: portions of the Illinois Valley. This includes The
Klondike and Granite wildfires, Wilderville, Selma, and Cave
Junction.

* Wind: north to northeast 5 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Humidity: as low as 13 percent.

* View the hazard area in detail at
https://www.Wrh.NOAA.Gov/map/?Wfo=mfr

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
will occur shortly.

Strong winds and low relative humidities will cause any new fires
to spread very rapidly.

One less spark, one less wildfire