CA WFO MEDFORD Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

WFO MEDFORD Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Sunday, June 26, 2022

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HEAT ADVISORY

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Medford OR

1249 PM PDT Thu Jun 23 2022

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SATURDAY TO 11 PM PDT

SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Very hot temperatures are expected this weekend. High

temperatures Saturday are expected to be between 95 and 105, and

97 to 107 degrees fahrenheit.

* WHERE...In California, Western Siskiyou County and Central

Siskiyou County, including the cities of Yreka, Montague,

Grenada, Gazelle, Etna, Fort Jones, Happy Camp, Somes Bar and

Seiad Valley. In Oregon, Josephine County and Jackson County,

including the cities of Medford, White City, Gold Hill,

Jacksonville, Talent, Ashland, Grants Pass, Applegate, Selma,

Cave Junction, and Obrien.

* WHEN...From 11 AM Saturday to 11 PM PDT Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures may cause heat illnesses to occur,

especially for those working outdoors

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The high daytime temperatures combined with

warm overnight lows will result in heat risk and heat related

stress.

* View the hazard area in detail at

https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=mfr

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out

of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young

children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles

under any circumstances.

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When

possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or

evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat

stroke. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing when

possible. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational

Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent

rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone

overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location.

Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 9 1 1.

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