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Brookings, OR Area Weather Advisories

Fire Weather Watch

Issued: Thursday, July 30, 3:16 pm PDT
Expires: Saturday, August 1, 11:00 pm PDT

FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING FOR POSSIBLE DRY LIGHTNING ON VERY DRY FUELS.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER WATCH, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

IMPACTS:
ANY DRY LIGHTNING COMBINED WITH HIGH FIRE DANGER WILL LIKELY RESULT IN NEW FIRE STARTS.

GUSTY THUNDERSTORM WINDS COULD CONTRIBUTE TO FIRE SPREAD.

INITIAL ATTACK RESOURCES COULD BE OVERWHELMED AND HOLDOVER FIRES ARE POSSIBLE.

* AFFECTED AREA: IN SOUTHWEST OR, FIRE WEATHER ZONES 619, 620, 621, 622 AND 623.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: CURRY, JOSEPHINE, JACKSON, KLAMATH.

* THUNDERSTORMS: ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE FROM LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

Heat Advisory

Issued: Thursday, July 30, 9:27 am PDT
Expires: Saturday, August 1, 11:00 pm PDT

HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT SATURDAY.

A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT SATURDAY.

TEMPERATURE:
HIGHS OF 100 TO 110 DEGREES TODAY AND FRIDAY.

LOCATIONS INCLUDE:
GRANTS PASS, CAVE JUNCTION, MEDFORD.

ASHLAND.

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://WEATHERGOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD