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Red Flag Warning


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
958 AM PDT Thu Jul 25 2024


CAZ285-ORZ624-625-260400-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0015.240725T2000Z-240726T0400Z/
Modoc County Except for the Surprise Valley-
Klamath Basin and the Fremont-Winema National Forest-
South Central Oregon Desert including the BLM Land in Eastern
Lake and Western Harney Counties-
958 AM PDT Thu Jul 25 2024

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
9 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR STRONG GUSTY WIND AND LOW RH FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 285, 624, AND 625...

* IMPACTS...Strong winds combined with critically low relative
  humidity can lead to the rapid growth and spread of new and
  existing fires.

* AFFECTED AREA...Much of fire weather zones 285 and 625 and
  the eastern and central portions of fire weather zone 624.

* WIND...Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph.

* MINIMUM HUMIDITY...10 to 15 percent.

* DETAILED URL...View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=mfr

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Follow all fire restrictions. You can find your county`s emergency
sign up form as well as links to fire restrictions at
weather.gov/medford/wildfire. One less spark, one less wildfire.

Be sure you`re signed up for your county`s emergency alert system.
Familiarize yourself with your emergency plan and make sure you
listen to emergency services. Visit ready.gov/plan for more
information.

A red flag warning is issued when we identify weather conditions
that promote rapid spread of fire which may become life-threatening.
This does not mean there is a fire. These conditions are either
occurring now or will begin soon. It is important to have multiple
ways to receive information from authorities.

&&

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Visit us at www.weather.gov/Medford


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
853 AM PDT Thu Jul 25 2024

PZZ350-370-260500-
/O.NEW.KMFR.SC.Y.0063.240725T1553Z-240727T0600Z/
Coastal waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR out 10 nm-
Waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR from 10 to 60 nm-
853 AM PDT Thu Jul 25 2024

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT FRIDAY...

* WHAT...North winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt and steep seas
  5 to 8 ft at 6 to 7 seconds.

* WHERE...All the area.

* WHEN...Until 11 PM PDT Friday.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds and/or steep seas could capsize or
  damage smaller vessels.

* View the hazard area in detail at https://go.usa.gov/x6hks

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners and those operating smaller vessels should
remain in port and avoid the area of hazardous conditions.

&&

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Visit us at https://www.weather.gov/Medford

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
306 AM PDT Thu Jul 25 2024

PZZ252-253-272-273-260215-
/O.NEW.KPQR.SC.Y.0106.240725T2200Z-240727T0900Z/
Coastal waters from Cape Falcon to Cape Foulweather OR out 10 NM-
Coastal waters from Cape Foulweather to Florence OR out 10 NM-
Waters from Cape Falcon to Cape Foulweather OR from 10 to 60 NM-
Waters from Cape Foulweather to Florence OR from 10 to 60 NM-
306 AM PDT Thu Jul 25 2024

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
2 AM PDT SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Seas 4 to 6 ft at 10 seconds and north winds 10 to 20 kt
  with gusts up to 25 kt expected.

* WHERE...Coastal waters from Cape Falcon to Cape Foulweather OR
  out 10 NM, Coastal waters from Cape Foulweather to Florence OR
  out 10 NM, Waters from Cape Falcon to Cape Foulweather OR from
  10 to 60 NM and Waters from Cape Foulweather to Florence OR
  from 10 to 60 NM.

* WHEN...From 3 PM this afternoon to 2 AM PDT Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

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For more information from the National Weather Service, visit:
https://www.weather.gov/portland/marine


Air Quality Alert


ORC013-017-023-049-059-069-261900-
Crook-Deschutes-Grant-Morrow-Umatilla-Wheeler-
Including the cities of Prineville, Post, Paulina, Bend, Redmond,
Sunriver, Sisters, La Pine, Brothers, John Day, Monument, Dayville,
Long Creek, Seneca, Boardman, Heppner, Lexington, Ione, Irrigon,
Hermiston, Milton-Freewater, Pendleton, Athena, Pilot Rock,
Stanfield, Umatilla, Ukiah, Helix, Fossil, Spray, and Mitchell
602 PM PDT Wed Jul 24 2024

...AIR QUALITY ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE FRIDAY...

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has issued an Air Quality
Advisory...IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

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

$$

WAC077-261900-
Yakima-
Including the cities of Grandview, Sunnyside, Toppenish, Yakima,
Granger, Mabton, Selah, Wapato, White Swan, Zillah, Naches,
and Cliffdell
602 PM PDT Wed Jul 24 2024

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

The Yakima Regional Clean Air Agency has issued an Air Quality
Alert...IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

An Air Quality Alert has been issued for all of Yakima County
due to expected smoke from nearby and regional wildfires.
Particulate matter (PM2.5) may reach Unhealthy or Unhealthy for
Sensitive Groups levels.

Health Impacts and Recommended Actions: When air quality is
Unhealthy, everyone should reduce exposure. When air quality is
Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups, sensitive groups should take steps to
reduce exposure. Limit time outside, avoid strenuous outdoor
activity, and follow tips for cleaner indoor air. Everyone should
watch for symptoms as a sign to reduce exposure.

Agricultural and outdoor burning restrictions are in effect.


$$

ORC019-035-270000-
Douglas-Klamath-
Including the cities of Roseburg, Winchester, Sutherlin, Umpqua,
Green, Altamont, Olene, Klamath Falls, and Midland
320 PM PDT Wed Jul 24 2024

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT FRIDAY...

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has issued an Air
Pollution Advisory...until at least Friday.

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality issued an air quality
advisory for northern Klamath and eastern Douglas counties due to
numerous wildfires burning in the region.

The wildfire smoke combined with forecast conditions will cause air
quality levels to fluctuate and could be at unhealthy levels.

Smoke levels can change rapidly depending on the weather. Smoke can
irritate the eyes and lungs and worsen some medical conditions.
People most at risk include infants and young children, people with
heart or lung disease, older adults and pregnant people.

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