South Central Oregon Cascades Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch
Statement as of 3:43 AM PDT on July 31, 2015

... Red flag warning in effect from 11 am this morning to 11 PM
PDT this evening for isolated to scattered dry thunderstorms over
very dry fuels...

... Fire Weather Watch now in effect from Saturday morning through
Saturday evening for isolated to scattered dry thunderstorms over
very dry fuels...

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

* Impacts: increasing dry thunderstorm activity will create
erratic fire behavior and may cause new starts.

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

* Counties affected: Josephine... Jackson... Klamath... Siskiyou.

* Fire Weather Watch information: isolated to scattered dry
thunderstorms are possible over much of fire weather zones 621
and 623 on Saturday. Additional starts and extreme fire
behavior will be possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that extreme fire conditions are
occurring or imminent.

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






Record Report
Statement as of 01:52 am PDT on July 31, 2015

... Record high temperature set at Medford or...

a record high temperature of 108 degrees was set at Medford or yesterday.
This breaks the old record of 107 set in 2003.


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