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Excessive Heat Warning


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pendleton OR
305 AM PDT Tue Jul 16 2024

WAZ026-027-170015-
/O.UPG.KPDT.HT.Y.0003.240716T1900Z-240719T0500Z/
/O.NEW.KPDT.EH.W.0002.240716T1900Z-240719T0500Z/
Kittitas Valley-Yakima Valley-
Including the cities of Thorp, Ellensburg, Yakima, Sunnyside,
Naches, and Toppenish
305 AM PDT Tue Jul 16 2024

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 10 PM PDT
THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions. Afternoon high temperatures of
  95 to 103 degrees accompanied by overnight low temperatures in the
  mid-60s to lower 70s. This will pose a major risk of heat-related
  illness.

* WHERE...Kittitas Valley and Yakima Valley.

* WHEN...From noon today to 10 PM PDT Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Extreme heat will significantly increase the risk of
  heat-related illnesses for much of the population, especially
  those who are heat sensitive and those without effective cooling
  or adequate hydration.

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.

For sheltering information and other human services in your area,
dial 2 1 1 during business hours or visit 211info.org for Oregon or
wa211.org for Washington anytime.

&&

$$


Red Flag Warning


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
1000 AM PDT Tue Jul 16 2024

CAZ285-ORZ616-170500-
/O.EXA.KMFR.FW.W.0012.240716T2100Z-240717T0600Z/
Modoc County Except for the Surprise Valley-Umpqua Basin-
1000 AM PDT Tue Jul 16 2024

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 11 PM
PDT THIS EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON DRY FUELS IN FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 616 and 285...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 11 PM PDT
this evening.

* AFFECTED AREA...Douglas county east of I-5. Also, northern and
  eastern portions of Modoc County.

* THUNDERSTORMS...Isolated to scattered thunderstorms (10 to 30
  percent chance) .

* OUTFLOW WINDS...Gusts 40 to 50 mph. These outflow winds can
  travel up to 50 miles away from the thunderstorm that caused it.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Avoid tossing burning cigarettes on the ground, parking hot
vehicles on dry vegetation, and using equipment that can cause
sparks. Follow all fire restrictions. Find links to restrictions
at weather.gov/medford/wildfire. One less spark, one less
wildfire.

Gather your fire evacuation kit now. Collect essentials you don`t
want to lose and prioritize your checklist. Visit ready.gov/kit
for more information.

Familiarize yourself with your evacuation plan. Where will you
go? How will you get there? Who will you call to let others know
your are safe? Visit ready.gov/wildfires for more information.

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now or will shortly. These conditions
promote rapid spread of fire which may become life threatening.
Evacuate if ordered to, or if a fire threatens.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
1000 AM PDT Tue Jul 16 2024

ORZ617-623>625-170500-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0012.240716T2100Z-240717T0600Z/
Umpqua National Forest-Southern Oregon Cascades-
Klamath Basin and the Fremont-Winema National Forest-
South Central Oregon Desert including the BLM Land in Eastern
Lake and Western Harney Counties-
1000 AM PDT Tue Jul 16 2024

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
11 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON DRY FUELS IN
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 617, 623, 624, AND 625...

* AFFECTED AREA...Significant portions of fire weather zones
  617,623, 624, and 625, roughly along and north of a line from
  Lakeview to Crater Lake.

* THUNDERSTORMS...Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are
  possible Tuesday. Lightning strikes outside of precipitation
  cores are possible and cause for concern.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...Gusts up to 40 mph. These outflow winds can
  travel up to 50 miles away from the thunderstorm that caused
  it.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Avoid tossing burning cigarettes on the ground, parking hot
vehicles on dry vegetation, and using equipment that can cause
sparks. Follow all fire restrictions. Find links to restrictions
at weather.gov/medford/wildfire. One less spark, one less
wildfire.

Gather your fire evacuation kit now. Collect essentials you don`t
want to lose and prioritize your checklist. Visit ready.gov/kit
for more information.

Familiarize yourself with your evacuation plan. Where will you
go? How will you get there? Who will you call to let others know
your are safe? Visit ready.gov/wildfires for more information.

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now or will shortly. These conditions
promote rapid spread of fire which may become life threatening.
Evacuate if ordered to, or if a fire threatens.

&&

$$

Stavish

Visit us at www.weather.gov/Medford


Heat Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
345 AM PDT Tue Jul 16 2024

ORZ111-112-120-122-WAZ206-207-209-210-162300-
/O.CON.KPQR.HT.Y.0002.240716T1800Z-240717T1500Z/
Inner Portland Metro-East Portland Metro-West Columbia River
Gorge I-84 Corridor-Central Columbia River Gorge I-84 Corridor-
Inner Vancouver Metro-East Clark County Lowlands-West Columbia
River Gorge SR 14 Corridor-Central Columbia River Gorge SR
14 Corridor-
Including the cities of Washougal, Stevenson, Beacon Rock SP,
Salmon Creek, Bonneville, Lake Oswego, Happy Valley, Cape Horn,
Portland, Vancouver, Troutdale, Cascade Locks, Hood River,
Sellwood, Camas, Fairview, Carson, Gresham, Eagle Creek,
Evergreen, Oregon City, Rooster Rock, North Bonneville, Multnomah
Falls, Wyeth, and Underwood
345 AM PDT Tue Jul 16 2024

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 AM
PDT WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Daytime temperatures between 95 to 100 expected. Overnight
  lows between 65 to 70 will limit chances to recover from the heat
  Tuesday night.

* WHERE...In Oregon, Central Columbia River Gorge I-84 Corridor,
  East Portland Metro, Inner Portland Metro, and West Columbia River
  Gorge I-84 Corridor. In Washington, Central Columbia River Gorge
  SR 14 Corridor, East Clark County Lowlands, Inner Vancouver Metro,
  and West Columbia River Gorge SR 14 Corridor.

* WHEN...From 11 AM this morning to 8 AM PDT Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures may cause heat illnesses.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of
the sunshine, and check up on relatives and neighbors.

Take extra precautions when outside. Wear lightweight and loose
fitting clothing. Try to limit strenuous activities to early morning
or evening. Take action when you see symptoms of heat exhaustion and
heat stroke.

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.

&&

$$

For more information from the National Weather Service visit
www.weather.gov/portland

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pendleton OR
305 AM PDT Tue Jul 16 2024

ORZ041-507-WAZ024-029-170015-
/O.CON.KPDT.HT.Y.0003.240716T1900Z-240718T0500Z/
Eastern Columbia River Gorge of Oregon-Foothills of the Northern
Blue Mountains of Oregon-Eastern Columbia River Gorge of
Washington-Foothills of the Blue Mountains of Washington-
Including the cities of Athena, Pilot Rock, White Salmon, Walla
Walla, The Dalles, Dayton, Arlington, Pendleton, and Waitsburg
305 AM PDT Tue Jul 16 2024

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 10 PM PDT
WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Hot conditions. Afternoon high temperatures of 95 to 105
  degrees accompanied by overnight low temperatures in the lower 60s
  to mid-70s. This will pose a moderate to locally major risk of
  heat-related illness.

* WHERE...Eastern Columbia River Gorge of Oregon and Washington,
  Foothills of the Northern Blue Mountains of Oregon, and Foothills
  of the Blue Mountains of Washington.

* WHEN...From noon today to 10 PM PDT Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Heat will significantly increase the risk of
  heat-related illnesses for those who are sensitive to heat,
  especially those without effective cooling or adequate hydration.

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.

For sheltering information and other human services in your area,
dial 2 1 1 during business hours or visit 211info.org for Oregon or
wa211.org for Washington anytime.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pendleton OR
305 AM PDT Tue Jul 16 2024

ORZ508-510-WAZ521-170015-
/O.CON.KPDT.HT.Y.0003.240716T1900Z-240718T0500Z/
Foothills of the Southern Blue Mountains of Oregon-North Central
Oregon-Simcoe Highlands-
Including the cities of Bickleton, Heppner, Fossil, Moro, Dufur,
Maupin, Goldendale, and Condon
305 AM PDT Tue Jul 16 2024

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 10 PM PDT
WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Hot conditions. Afternoon high temperatures of 95 to 105
  degrees accompanied by overnight low temperatures in the lower 60s
  to lower 70s. This will pose a moderate to locally major risk of
  heat-related illness.

* WHERE...In Oregon, Foothills of the Southern Blue Mountains of
  Oregon and North Central Oregon. In Washington, Simcoe Highlands.

* WHEN...From noon today to 10 PM PDT Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Heat will significantly increase the risk of
  heat-related illnesses for those who are sensitive to heat,
  especially those without effective cooling or adequate hydration.

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.

For sheltering information and other human services in your area,
dial 2 1 1 during business hours or visit 211info.org for Oregon or
wa211.org for Washington anytime.

&&

$$


Fire Weather Watch


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pendleton OR
908 AM PDT Tue Jul 16 2024

...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AND DRY, UNSTABLE CONDITIONS THIS
AFTERNOON, OVERNIGHT, AND WEDNESDAY...

A low pressure system will move north-northeastward into the
Pacific Northwest late today through Wednesday night. This system
will provide enough moisture and elevated instability for high-
based showers and isolated thunderstorms to develop late this
afternoon, overnight, and Wednesday.

ORZ610-611-639-640-170015-
/O.CON.KPDT.FW.A.0006.240717T0000Z-240718T0000Z/
East Slopes of Central Oregon Cascades-Deschutes National Forest -
minus Sisters Ranger District-
East Slopes of the Northern Oregon Cascades-
Central Mountains of Oregon-
908 AM PDT Tue Jul 16 2024

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON FOR DRY AND UNSTABLE
CONDITIONS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES OR610, OR611, OR639, AND
OR640...

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire Weather Zones 610 East Slopes of Central
  Oregon Cascades, 611 Deschutes National Forest  -minus Sisters
  Ranger District, 639 East Slopes of the Northern Oregon
  Cascades and 640 Central Mountains of Oregon.

* IMPACTS...Any lightning strikes combined with hot and dry
  conditions could cause new fire starts.

* THUNDERSTORMS...Isolated to scattered dry thunderstorms are
  possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
Red Flag Warnings.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pendleton OR
908 AM PDT Tue Jul 16 2024

...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AND DRY, UNSTABLE CONDITIONS THIS
AFTERNOON, OVERNIGHT, AND WEDNESDAY...

A low pressure system will move north-northeastward into the
Pacific Northwest late today through Wednesday night. This system
will provide enough moisture and elevated instability for high-
based showers and isolated thunderstorms to develop late this
afternoon, overnight, and Wednesday.

WAZ690-694-695-170015-
/O.CON.KPDT.FW.A.0006.240717T0600Z-240718T0600Z/
Kittitas Valley-Yakama Alpine District-
East Washington South Central Cascade Mountains-
908 AM PDT Tue Jul 16 2024

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR DRY AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES WA690, WA694, AND WA695...

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire Weather Zones 690 Kittitas Valley, 694
  Yakama Alpine District and 695 East Washington South Central
  Cascade Mountains.

* IMPACTS...Any lightning strikes combined with hot and dry
  conditions can create new fire starts.

* THUNDERSTORMS...Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are
  possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
Red Flag Warnings.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
410 AM PDT Tue Jul 16 2024

WAZ658-659-162300-
/O.CON.KSEW.FW.A.0002.240717T0600Z-240718T0600Z/
West Slopes of the North Cascades Generally above 1500 Feet-
West Slopes of the Central Cascades Generally above 1500 Feet-
410 AM PDT Tue Jul 16 2024

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW
WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 658 AND 659...

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire Weather Zone 658 West Slopes of the North
  Cascades Generally above 1500 Feet and Fire Weather Zone 659
  West Slopes of the Central Cascades Generally above 1500 Feet.

* THUNDERSTORMS...Scattered thunderstorms with LAL 3.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...Gusty and erratic winds are possible in the
  vicinity of any thunderstorms that develop.

* IMPACTS...Scattered lightning in dry fuels can cause multiple
  fire starts. Thunderstorms can also bring sudden sharp wind
  shifts on existing fires, causing rapid changes in a fire`s
  rate of spread and direction of spread. Thunderstorm outflow
  winds can be a threat for several hours following the start of
  a new lightning-caused fire. If a fire were to begin, air
  quality may diminish in the surrounding area.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Fire Weather Watch means that there is a potential for critical
fire weather conditions to develop. Monitor the forecasts for
possible Red Flag Warnings.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
904 PM PDT Mon Jul 15 2024

Re-transmitting the message. No changes to forecast.

...DRY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS TUESDAY AFTERNOON
INTO WEDNESDAY...

.A slight chance for thunderstorms develop Tuesday afternoon as
an upper level disturbance shifts south to north across the
forecast area into Wednesday.

ORZ684-686-688-162100-
/O.CON.KPQR.FW.A.0001.240716T2100Z-240718T0600Z/
Northern and Central Willamette Valley-
Northern Oregon Cascade Foothills-Mt. Hood National Forest Region-
904 PM PDT Mon Jul 15 2024

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR THUNDERSTORMS FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 684, 686, AND 688...

* AFFECTED AREA...In Oregon, Fire Weather Zone 684 Northern and
  Central Willamette Valley, Fire Weather Zone 686 Northern
  Oregon Cascade Foothills and Fire Weather Zone 688 Mt. Hood
  National Forest Region.

* THUNDERSTORMS...2 (A slight chance of thunderstorms).

* IMPACTS...Lightning and critically dry fuels may result in
  numerous fire starts.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
Red Flag Warnings. Thunderstorm outflow winds may result in
erratic fire spread.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
904 PM PDT Mon Jul 15 2024

Re-transmitting the message. No changes to forecast.

...DRY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS TUESDAY AFTERNOON
INTO WEDNESDAY...

.A slight chance for thunderstorms develop Tuesday afternoon as
an upper level disturbance shifts south to north across the
forecast area into Wednesday.

ORZ685-687-689-690-162100-
/O.CON.KPQR.FW.A.0001.240716T2100Z-240718T0600Z/
Southern Willamette Valley-Central Oregon Cascade Foothills-
Northern Willamette National Forest-
Southern Willamette National Forest-
904 PM PDT Mon Jul 15 2024

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR THUNDERSTORMS FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 685, 687, 689, AND 690...

* AFFECTED AREA...In Oregon, Fire Weather Zone 685 Southern
  Willamette Valley, Fire Weather Zone 687 Central Oregon
  Cascade Foothills, Fire Weather Zone 689 Northern Willamette
  National Forest and Fire Weather Zone 690 Southern Willamette
  National Forest.

* THUNDERSTORMS...2 (A slight chance of thunderstorms).

* IMPACTS...Lightning and critically dry fuels may result in
  numerous fire starts. Thunderstorm outflow winds may result in
  erratic fire spread.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
Red Flag Warnings.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
904 PM PDT Mon Jul 15 2024

Re-transmitting the message. No changes to forecast.

...DRY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS TUESDAY AFTERNOON
INTO WEDNESDAY...

.A slight chance for thunderstorms develop Tuesday afternoon as
an upper level disturbance shifts south to north across the
forecast area into Wednesday.

WAZ633>636-162100-
/O.CON.KPQR.FW.A.0001.240716T2100Z-240718T0600Z/
Clark County Lowlands and Swift Reservoir Region-
Southern Gifford Pinchot National Forest-
Mt. Adams Ranger District of the Gifford-Pinchot National Forest-
Western Columbia River Gorge in Oregon and Washington-
904 PM PDT Mon Jul 15 2024

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR THUNDERSTORMS FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 633, 634, 635, AND 636...

* AFFECTED AREA...In Washington, Fire Weather Zone 633 Clark
  County Lowlands and Swift Reservoir Region, Fire Weather Zone
  634 Southern Gifford Pinchot National Forest, Fire Weather
  Zone 635 Mt. Adams Ranger District of the Gifford-Pinchot
  National Forest and Fire Weather Zone 636 Western Columbia
  River Gorge in Oregon and Washington.

* THUNDERSTORMS...2 (A slight chance of thunderstorms).

* IMPACTS...Lightning and critically dry fuels may result in
  numerous fire starts. Thunderstorm outflow winds may result in
  erratic fire spread.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
Red Flag Warnings.

&&

$$

For more information visit: https://www.weather.gov/portland

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