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Weather Alert - Eastern Curry County and Josephine County
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WWUS76 KMFR 220852
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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
152 AM PDT Sun Jul 22 2018

...Long-duration heat wave expected next week...

.A very hot air mass, even for late July standards, will affect
the forecast area this week. Daily record high temperatures are
possible in areas that don't experience heavy smoke. Even in areas
that do experience some smoke, temperatures will still be 5 to 10
degrees above normal for several days. Additionally, smoke will
exacerbate any heat related issues for vulnerable populations.
There is potential for this heat wave to last through Thursday.


ORZ024-026-230900-

Eastern Curry County and Josephine County-Jackson County-
Including the cities of Grants Pass, Medford, and Ashland
152 AM PDT Sun Jul 22 2018

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

* High temperatures...98 to 103.

* Low temperatures...60 to 70.

* Locations include...Rogue Valley to include Ashland, Medford,
Grants Pass. Applegate Valley to include Ruch.

* Impacts...Very hot daytime temperatures and limited relief
overnight will increase chances for heat related illness,
especially for sensitive groups and people without access to
air conditioning. Heat stress is also possible for livestock
and outdoor pets.

* View the hazard area in detail at
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PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

An Excessive Heat Watch means that a prolonged period of hot
temperatures is expected. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-
conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives
and neighbors.

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