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Gale Warning


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
300 AM PDT Fri Aug 17 2018

PZZ356-172300-
/O.CON.KMFR.SC.Y.0069.000000T0000Z-180819T1200Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.GL.W.0030.180817T1800Z-180819T0600Z/
Coastal waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA out 10 nm-
300 AM PDT Fri Aug 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT SUNDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
11 PM PDT SATURDAY...

* Winds: North 20 to 25 kt increasing to 25 to 35 kt with gusts up
  to 45 kt by this afternoon, continuing through Saturday night.

* Seas: Steep and wind driven 6 to 8 feet increasing to steep to
  very steep seas 7 to 11 feet by afternoon. These steep to very
  steep seas will continue through Saturday evening. Steepest seas
  will occur Nesika Beach south beyond 5 nm from shore.

* Areas affected: Gales and very steep and hazardous seas
  expected from Nesika Beach south beyond 5 nm from shore, with
  small craft advisory conditions elsewhere.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/hazard

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occurring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions requires
experience and properly equipped vessels. It is highly
recommended that mariners without the proper experience seek safe
harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.

A Small Craft Advisory means that winds and seas will create a
potential hazard to smaller vessels and inexperienced mariners.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
300 AM PDT Fri Aug 17 2018

PZZ376-172300-
/O.CON.KMFR.SC.Y.0069.000000T0000Z-180819T1200Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.GL.W.0030.180817T1800Z-180819T1200Z/
Waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA from 10 to 60 nm-
300 AM PDT Fri Aug 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT SUNDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 AM
PDT SUNDAY...

* Winds: North 20 to 25 kt increasing to 25 to 35 kt with gusts up
  to 45 kt by afternoon, continuing through Saturday night.

* Seas: Steep and wind driven 6 to 8 feet increasing to steep to
  very steep seas 8 to 12 feet by afternoon. These steep to very
  steep seas will continue through at least Saturday night.
  Steepest seas will occur Nesika Beach south.

* Areas affected: Gales and very steep and hazardous seas are
  expected from Nesika Beach south, with small craft advisory
  conditions elsewhere.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/hazard

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occurring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions requires
experience and properly equipped vessels. It is highly
recommended that mariners without the proper experience seek safe
harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.

A Small Craft Advisory means that winds and seas will create a
potential hazard to smaller vessels and inexperienced mariners.

&&

$$


Red Flag Warning


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pendleton OR
621 AM PDT Fri Aug 17 2018

...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS TODAY THROUGH FRIDAY ACROSS CENTRAL
AND NORTHEAST OREGON AND SOUTHEAST WASHINGTON...

.A low pressure system moving across the region will bring
scattered thunderstorms to central and northeastern Oregon and
southeast Washington through this evening. Some of the storms
will have abundant lightning and limited rainfall.

ORZ644-171800-
/O.CON.KPDT.FW.W.0014.000000T0000Z-180817T1800Z/
Central Blue Mountains-
621 AM PDT Fri Aug 17 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT THIS
MORNING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 644...

* AFFECTED AREA...In Oregon...Fire weather zone 644 covering the
  central Blue Mountains.

* TIMING...Scattered thunderstorms will diminish this morning.

* LIGHTNING ACTIVITY...3.

* PRECIPITATION...A tenth of an inch or less with most storms.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now....or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds...low relative humidity...and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

&&

$$


Small Craft Advisory For Winds


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
855 AM PDT Fri Aug 17 2018

PZZ255-275-180500-
/O.EXT.KPQR.SI.Y.0093.180817T2300Z-180818T1000Z/
Coastal waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR out 10 NM-
Waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR from 10 to 60 NM-
855 AM PDT Fri Aug 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 3 AM PDT SATURDAY...

* WINDS...North 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt late this
  afternoon through late tonight. The strongest winds are expected
  beyond 5 NM offshore, particularly later this evening and
  overnight.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory for wind means that wind speeds of 21 to
33 knots are expected. Inexperienced mariners, especially those
operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these
conditions.

&&

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http://www.weather.gov/portland


Small Craft Advisory


Urgent - Marine Weather Message
National Weather Service Eureka CA
816 AM PDT Fri Aug 17 2018

PZZ470-475-172330-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0073.000000T0000Z-180820T1200Z/
Pt St George to Cape Mendocino 10 to 60 nm-
Cape Mendocino to Pt Arena 10 to 60 nm-
816 AM PDT Fri Aug 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT MONDAY...

* WINDS...Northerly 20 to 30 kt through Sunday.

* SEAS...Steep northerly wind waves building to 9 ft today.
  Large steep seas around 10 ft will persist through the
  weekend.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
300 AM PDT Fri Aug 17 2018

PZZ356-172300-
/O.CON.KMFR.SC.Y.0069.000000T0000Z-180819T1200Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.GL.W.0030.180817T1800Z-180819T0600Z/
Coastal waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA out 10 nm-
300 AM PDT Fri Aug 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT SUNDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
11 PM PDT SATURDAY...

* Winds: North 20 to 25 kt increasing to 25 to 35 kt with gusts up
  to 45 kt by this afternoon, continuing through Saturday night.

* Seas: Steep and wind driven 6 to 8 feet increasing to steep to
  very steep seas 7 to 11 feet by afternoon. These steep to very
  steep seas will continue through Saturday evening. Steepest seas
  will occur Nesika Beach south beyond 5 nm from shore.

* Areas affected: Gales and very steep and hazardous seas
  expected from Nesika Beach south beyond 5 nm from shore, with
  small craft advisory conditions elsewhere.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/hazard

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occurring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions requires
experience and properly equipped vessels. It is highly
recommended that mariners without the proper experience seek safe
harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.

A Small Craft Advisory means that winds and seas will create a
potential hazard to smaller vessels and inexperienced mariners.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
300 AM PDT Fri Aug 17 2018

PZZ376-172300-
/O.CON.KMFR.SC.Y.0069.000000T0000Z-180819T1200Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.GL.W.0030.180817T1800Z-180819T1200Z/
Waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA from 10 to 60 nm-
300 AM PDT Fri Aug 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT SUNDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 AM
PDT SUNDAY...

* Winds: North 20 to 25 kt increasing to 25 to 35 kt with gusts up
  to 45 kt by afternoon, continuing through Saturday night.

* Seas: Steep and wind driven 6 to 8 feet increasing to steep to
  very steep seas 8 to 12 feet by afternoon. These steep to very
  steep seas will continue through at least Saturday night.
  Steepest seas will occur Nesika Beach south.

* Areas affected: Gales and very steep and hazardous seas are
  expected from Nesika Beach south, with small craft advisory
  conditions elsewhere.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/hazard

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occurring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions requires
experience and properly equipped vessels. It is highly
recommended that mariners without the proper experience seek safe
harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.

A Small Craft Advisory means that winds and seas will create a
potential hazard to smaller vessels and inexperienced mariners.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
300 AM PDT Fri Aug 17 2018

PZZ350-370-172300-
/O.CON.KMFR.SC.Y.0069.000000T0000Z-180819T1200Z/
Coastal waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR out 10 nm-
Waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR from 10 to 60 nm-
300 AM PDT Fri Aug 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT SUNDAY...

* Winds: North 15 to 20 kt gusting to 25 kt increasing to 20 to 25
  kt with gusts to 30 kt this afternoon through Saturday night.

* Seas: Steep and wind driven 6 to 8 feet.

* Areas affected: Small Craft Advisory conditions will occur over
  all areas through Saturday night.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/hazard

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that winds and seas will create a
potential hazard to smaller vessels and inexperienced mariners.

&&

$$


http://www.weather.gov/medford


Air Quality Alert


ORC013-017-021-023-031-049-055-059-061-063-065-069-171900-
Crook-Deschutes-Gilliam-Grant-Jefferson-Morrow-Sherman-Umatilla-
Union-Wallowa-Wasco-Wheeler-
Including the cities of Prineville, Post, Paulina, Bend, Redmond,
Sunriver, Sisters, La Pine, Brothers, Condon, Lonerock, Arlington,
John Day, Monument, Dayville, Long Creek, Seneca, Madras,
Warm Springs, Culver, Boardman, Heppner, Lexington, Ione, Irrigon,
Wasco, Moro, Grass Valley, Hermiston, Milton-Freewater, Pendleton,
Athena, Pilot Rock, Stanfield, Umatilla, Ukiah, Helix, La Grande,
Elgin, Union, North Powder, Enterprise, Joseph, Wallowa..Imnaha,
Troy, Lostine, The Dalles, Maupin, Shaniko, Tygh Valley, Fossil,
Spray, and Mitchell
908 AM PDT Fri Aug 17 2018

...AIR QUALITY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PDT TODAY...

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has issued an Air Quality
Advisory...in effect until noon PDT today for the following
counties in central, north central and northeast Oregon:

Crook
Deschutes
Gilliam
Grant
Jefferson
Morrow
Sherman
Umatilla
Union
Wasco
Wallowa
Wheeler

A Smoke Air Quality Advisory has been issued. Wildfires burning
in the region combined with forecasted conditions will cause air
quality to reach unhealthy levels.

Pollutants in smoke can cause burning eyes...runny nose...aggravate
heart and lung diseases...and aggravate other serious health
problems.  Limit outdoor activities and keep children indoors if it
is smoky. Please follow medical advice if you have a heart or lung
condition.

 For additional information...please visit the Web site at
http://www.oregon.gov/DEQ

$$

ORZ024-026>030-191130-
Eastern Curry County and Josephine County-Jackson County-
South Central Oregon Cascades-
Siskiyou Mountains and Southern Oregon Cascades-Klamath Basin-
Northern and Eastern Klamath County and Western Lake County-
Including the cities of Grants Pass, Cave Junction, Medford,
Ashland, Crater Lake, Crescent Lake, Diamond Lake, Union Creek,
Howard Prairie, Siskiyou Summit, Altamont, Klamath Falls, Beatty,
Bly, Chemult, Crescent, Gilchrist, and Sprague River
419 AM PDT Fri Aug 17 2018

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has issued an Air
Pollution Advisory...in effect until further notice.

Wildfires burning in the region combined with forecast conditions
will cause air quality levels to fluctuate and could be unhealthy or
even hazardous at times. While there may be improvements, they will
be temporary.

Pollutants in smoke can cause burning eyes...aggravate heart and
lung diseases...and aggravate other serious health problems.Limit
outdoor activities and keep children indoors if it is smoky. Please
follow medical advice if you have a heart or lung condition.

For additional information...please visit the web site at
http://www.oregon.gov/deq

$$

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