Eastern Curry County and Josephine County

 Heat Advisory  Statement as of 2:53 PM PDT on July 27, 2015


... Heat advisory in effect from 1 PM Wednesday to 11 PM PDT
Saturday...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a heat
advisory... which is in effect from 1 PM Wednesday to 11 PM PDT
Saturday.

* Temperature: highs of 100 to 110 degrees.

* Locations include: Etna... Fort Jones... Greenview... Yreka...
Weed... Happy Camp... Grants Pass... Cave Junction.

* Impacts: there is higher risk for heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Those who are elderly... sick... or Young are more
susceptible to heat related illnesses.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

* do not leave pets or children in automobiles for any length
of time.

* Use caution near area rivers... which are cold and can have
strong currents... and be sure to wear a life jacket.

* Drink plenty of water and seek shade.

* Take plenty of rest breaks.






 Fire Weather Warning  Statement as of 3:50 PM PDT on July 27, 2015


... Red flag warning remains in effect from 2 am Tuesday to 11 am
PDT Wednesday...

* impacts: strong winds and low relative humidities will cause
fires to spread very rapidly.

* Affected area:
in southwest or... fire weather zones 618 and 619.

* Counties affected: in southwest or... upper slopes and ridges in
Curry County and extreme southeastern Coos County.

* Winds: northeast 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Overnight and morning humidity: after a temporary rise in the
late evening... relative humidities are expected to fall to
around 20 to 30 percent on ridges Tuesday morning. These low
humidities are expected again Tuesday night and Wednesday
morning.

* Daytime humidity: as low as 12 percent.





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