Weather Advisories

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Southern Oregon and Northern California, issued and provided by the National Weather Service.

Advisory
Watch
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Coos County, Oregon

  • Areas Effected: Cascade Foothills in Lane County; Central Columbia River Gorge; Central Willamette Valley; Greater Portland Metro Area; Lower Columbia; Northern Oregon Cascade Foothills; South Willamette Valley; Upper Hood River Valley; Western Columbia River Gorge

    Effective: July 4, 2015, 2:20 pm - Expires: July 7, 2015, 6:00 pm

    ...RECORD SETTING HEAT WAVE CONTINUES ACROSS INLAND PORTIONS OF
    SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON AND NORTHWEST OREGON THIS HOLIDAY WEEKEND...
    ...HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT TUESDAY FOR
    MUCH OF THE INTERIOR LOWLANDS IN NORTHWEST OREGON AND SOUTHWEST
    WASHINGTON INCLUDING THE CASCADE FOOTHILLS...
    THE HEAT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT TUESDAY.
    * HIGH TEMPERATURES: GENERALLY IN THE 90S...EXCEPT 85 TO 95 IN
    THE HIGHER TERRAIN AND LOWER COLUMBIA. HOTTEST TIME OF THE DAY
    WILL BE 1 PM TO 6 PM EACH AFTERNOON.
    * LOW TEMPERATURES: TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO BE SLOW TO
    COOL OFF IN THE EVENING...ESPECIALLY IN URBAN AREAS AND HIGHER
    TERRAIN. LOWS WILL GENERALLY BE IN THE UPPER 50S AND 60S.
    * LOCATIONS INCLUDE: VANCOUVER...BATTLE GROUND...WASHOUGAL...
    EUGENE...SPRINGFIELD...CORVALLIS...ALBANY...ODELL...SANDY...
    ESTACADA...SWEET HOME...SALEM...MCMINNVILLE...HILLSBORO...
    PORTLAND...OREGON CITY...GRESHAM...ST. HELENS...TOUTLE...
    ARIEL...LAKE MERWIN...COUGAR...COTTAGE GROVE...LONGVIEW...
    KELSO
    * IMPACTS: TAKE CARE NOT TO OVER EXERT DURING THE HEAT OF THE
    DAY...AND TO STAY HYDRATED WITH CLEAR LIQUIDS. AUTOMOBILES
    CAN HEAT UP RAPIDLY TO TEMPERATURES HARMFUL OR EVEN DEADLY
    TO PETS AND CHILDREN. USE CAUTION NEAR AREA RIVERS...BE
    WATER SMART... WEAR A LIFE JACKET AND USE GOOD JUDGMENT.

Curry County, Oregon

  • Areas Effected: Eastern Curry County and Josephine County; Jackson County

    Effective: July 4, 2015, 3:07 pm - Expires: July 4, 2015, 11:00 pm

    ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
    A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING.
    * TEMPERATURE: HIGH TEMPERATURES 95 TO 105 WITH OVERNIGHT LOWS
    65 TO 70.
    * LOCATIONS INCLUDE: GRANTS PASS...CAVE JUNCTION...MEDFORD...
    ASHLAND...ETNA...FORT JONES...GREENVIEW...YREKA...WEED.
    * 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://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD

Del Norte County, California

There are no active watches, warnings or advisories in this area

Douglas County, Oregon

There are no active watches, warnings or advisories in this area

Jackson County, Oregon

  • Areas Effected: Eastern Curry County and Josephine County; Jackson County

    Effective: July 4, 2015, 3:07 pm - Expires: July 4, 2015, 11:00 pm

    ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
    A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING.
    * TEMPERATURE: HIGH TEMPERATURES 95 TO 105 WITH OVERNIGHT LOWS
    65 TO 70.
    * LOCATIONS INCLUDE: GRANTS PASS...CAVE JUNCTION...MEDFORD...
    ASHLAND...ETNA...FORT JONES...GREENVIEW...YREKA...WEED.
    * 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://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD

Josephine County, Oregon

  • Areas Effected: Eastern Curry County and Josephine County; Jackson County

    Effective: July 4, 2015, 3:07 pm - Expires: July 4, 2015, 11:00 pm

    ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
    A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING.
    * TEMPERATURE: HIGH TEMPERATURES 95 TO 105 WITH OVERNIGHT LOWS
    65 TO 70.
    * LOCATIONS INCLUDE: GRANTS PASS...CAVE JUNCTION...MEDFORD...
    ASHLAND...ETNA...FORT JONES...GREENVIEW...YREKA...WEED.
    * 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://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD

Klamath County, Oregon

  • Areas Effected: Klamath Basin and the Fremont-Winema National Forest; South Central Oregon Desert including the BLM Land in Eastern Lake and Western Harney Counties

    Effective: July 4, 2015, 1:59 pm - Expires: July 5, 2015, 11:00 pm

    ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FOR THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
    EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN
    CALIFORNIA AND SOUTHERN OREGON...
    .MONSOONAL MOISTURE WILL PUSH NORTH INTO THE AREA AHEAD OF AN
    APPROACHING TROUGH OFF THE COAST OF OREGON AND CALIFORNIA.
    ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER
    NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SOUTHERN OREGON THIS AFTERNOON AND
    EVENING...AND MAY PERSIST THROUGH THE NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING.
    SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING
    AS WELL. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL REMAIN IN THE AREA THROUGH
    EARLY NEXT WEEK.
    ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 11 PM
    PDT SUNDAY...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS UPGRADED THE FIRE
    WEATHER WATCH TO A RED FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5
    PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 11 PM PDT SUNDAY.
    * AFFECTED AREA:
    IN NORTHERN CA FIRE ZONE....285.
    IN SOUTH CENTRAL OR FIRE ZONES...624...625.
    * COUNTIES AFFECTED:
    IN NORTHERN CA...MODOC COUNTY.
    IN SOUTH CENTRAL OR...SOUTHERN KLAMATH AND LAKE COUNTIES.
    * THUNDERSTORMS...THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER THE
    AREA LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...PARTICULARLY ALONG THE
    WARNER...HART..AND FREMONT MOUNTAINS. STORMS WILL LIKELY
    PRODUCE ABUNDANT LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS...AND SOME MAY
    CONTINUE INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL
    INCREASE AGAIN SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
    * OUTFLOW WINDS...WIND GUSTS OF 30 TO 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE.
    * IMPACTS...THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE ABUNDANT
    LIGHTING...AND DRY LIGHTNING WILL BE POSSIBLE OUTSIDE OF THE
    WET CORES. MULTIPLE NEW FIRE STARTS FROM LIGHTNING STRIKES
    COULD POSE A THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY...AND MAY OVERWHELM
    INITIAL ATTACK RESOURCES.
    * VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
    HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD
    * IMPACTS: INCREASING THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL CREATE ERRATIC
    FIRE BEHAVIOR AND NEW FIRE STARTS.

Lake County, Oregon

  • Areas Effected: Klamath Basin and the Fremont-Winema National Forest; South Central Oregon Desert including the BLM Land in Eastern Lake and Western Harney Counties

    Effective: July 4, 2015, 1:59 pm - Expires: July 5, 2015, 11:00 pm

    ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FOR THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
    EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN
    CALIFORNIA AND SOUTHERN OREGON...
    .MONSOONAL MOISTURE WILL PUSH NORTH INTO THE AREA AHEAD OF AN
    APPROACHING TROUGH OFF THE COAST OF OREGON AND CALIFORNIA.
    ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER
    NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SOUTHERN OREGON THIS AFTERNOON AND
    EVENING...AND MAY PERSIST THROUGH THE NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING.
    SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING
    AS WELL. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL REMAIN IN THE AREA THROUGH
    EARLY NEXT WEEK.
    ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 11 PM
    PDT SUNDAY...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS UPGRADED THE FIRE
    WEATHER WATCH TO A RED FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5
    PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 11 PM PDT SUNDAY.
    * AFFECTED AREA:
    IN NORTHERN CA FIRE ZONE....285.
    IN SOUTH CENTRAL OR FIRE ZONES...624...625.
    * COUNTIES AFFECTED:
    IN NORTHERN CA...MODOC COUNTY.
    IN SOUTH CENTRAL OR...SOUTHERN KLAMATH AND LAKE COUNTIES.
    * THUNDERSTORMS...THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER THE
    AREA LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...PARTICULARLY ALONG THE
    WARNER...HART..AND FREMONT MOUNTAINS. STORMS WILL LIKELY
    PRODUCE ABUNDANT LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS...AND SOME MAY
    CONTINUE INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL
    INCREASE AGAIN SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
    * OUTFLOW WINDS...WIND GUSTS OF 30 TO 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE.
    * IMPACTS...THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE ABUNDANT
    LIGHTING...AND DRY LIGHTNING WILL BE POSSIBLE OUTSIDE OF THE
    WET CORES. MULTIPLE NEW FIRE STARTS FROM LIGHTNING STRIKES
    COULD POSE A THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY...AND MAY OVERWHELM
    INITIAL ATTACK RESOURCES.
    * VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
    HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD
    * IMPACTS: INCREASING THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL CREATE ERRATIC
    FIRE BEHAVIOR AND NEW FIRE STARTS.

  • Areas Effected: Central Mountains of Oregon; East Slopes of Central Oregon Cascades; Lower Columbia Basin of Oregon

    Effective: July 4, 2015, 10:14 am - Expires: July 4, 2015, 8:00 pm

    ...VERY DRY CONDITIONS WITH BREEZY CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON
    AND EVENING...
    .WINDS WILL INCREASE AGAIN TODAY IN THE EASTERN COLUMBIA RIVER
    GORGE...CENTRAL AND NORTH CENTRAL OREGON...AND PORTIONS OF THE
    LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN. WINDS WILL NOT BE AS GUSTY AS FRIDAY...BUT
    WINDS IN THE 10 TO 20 MPH RANGE MAY CAUSE RAPID FIRE SPREAD. IN
    THE HANFORD DISTRICT AND THE YAKIMA VALLEY...WINDS TONIGHT WILL
    SHIFT TO THE NORTH TO 10 TO 20 MPH...AND GUSTS TO 30 TO 35 MPH
    ARE POSSIBLE.
    ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING
    FOR WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...
    * AFFECTED AREAS: FIRE WEATHER ZONE OR610 EAST SLOPES OF THE
    CENTRAL OREGON CASCADES...FIRE WEATHER ZONE OR640 CENTRAL
    MOUNTAINS OF OREGON...AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 641 LOWER COLUMBIA
    BASIN OF OREGON WEST OF LEXINGTON AND UMATILLA.
    * TIMING...LOWEST RELATIVE HUMIDITY COMBINED WITH STRONGER WINDS
    EXPECTED TO OCCUR BETWEEN 3 PM AND 8 PM.
    * WIND...WEST TO NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.
    * HUMIDITY...7 TO 12 PERCENT
    * IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
    OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED. DO NOT RELEASE FIREWORKS
    NEAR AREAS OF DRY VEGETATION OR FLAMMABLE MATERIAL.

Modoc County, California

  • Areas Effected: Modoc County Except for the Surprise Valley

    Effective: July 4, 2015, 1:59 pm - Expires: July 5, 2015, 11:00 pm

    ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FOR THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
    EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN
    CALIFORNIA AND SOUTHERN OREGON...
    .MONSOONAL MOISTURE WILL PUSH NORTH INTO THE AREA AHEAD OF AN
    APPROACHING TROUGH OFF THE COAST OF OREGON AND CALIFORNIA.
    ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER
    NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SOUTHERN OREGON THIS AFTERNOON AND
    EVENING...AND MAY PERSIST THROUGH THE NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING.
    SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING
    AS WELL. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL REMAIN IN THE AREA THROUGH
    EARLY NEXT WEEK.
    ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 11 PM
    PDT SUNDAY...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS UPGRADED THE FIRE
    WEATHER WATCH TO A RED FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5
    PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 11 PM PDT SUNDAY.
    * AFFECTED AREA:
    IN NORTHERN CA FIRE ZONE....285.
    IN SOUTH CENTRAL OR FIRE ZONES...624...625.
    * COUNTIES AFFECTED:
    IN NORTHERN CA...MODOC COUNTY.
    IN SOUTH CENTRAL OR...SOUTHERN KLAMATH AND LAKE COUNTIES.
    * THUNDERSTORMS...THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER THE
    AREA LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...PARTICULARLY ALONG THE
    WARNER...HART..AND FREMONT MOUNTAINS. STORMS WILL LIKELY
    PRODUCE ABUNDANT LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS...AND SOME MAY
    CONTINUE INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL
    INCREASE AGAIN SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
    * OUTFLOW WINDS...WIND GUSTS OF 30 TO 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE.
    * IMPACTS...THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE ABUNDANT
    LIGHTING...AND DRY LIGHTNING WILL BE POSSIBLE OUTSIDE OF THE
    WET CORES. MULTIPLE NEW FIRE STARTS FROM LIGHTNING STRIKES
    COULD POSE A THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY...AND MAY OVERWHELM
    INITIAL ATTACK RESOURCES.
    * VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
    HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD
    * IMPACTS: INCREASING THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL CREATE ERRATIC
    FIRE BEHAVIOR AND NEW FIRE STARTS.

Siskiyou County, California

  • Areas Effected: Central Siskiyou County; Western Siskiyou County

    Effective: July 4, 2015, 3:07 pm - Expires: July 4, 2015, 11:00 pm

    ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
    A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING.
    * TEMPERATURE: HIGH TEMPERATURES 95 TO 105 WITH OVERNIGHT LOWS
    65 TO 70.
    * LOCATIONS INCLUDE: GRANTS PASS...CAVE JUNCTION...MEDFORD...
    ASHLAND...ETNA...FORT JONES...GREENVIEW...YREKA...WEED.
    * 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://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD

  • Areas Effected: Siskiyou County from the Cascade Mountains East and South to Mt Shasta

    Effective: July 4, 2015, 1:59 pm - Expires: July 5, 2015, 5:00 am

    ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FOR THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
    EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN
    CALIFORNIA AND SOUTHERN OREGON...
    .MONSOONAL MOISTURE WILL PUSH NORTH INTO THE AREA AHEAD OF AN
    APPROACHING TROUGH OFF THE COAST OF OREGON AND CALIFORNIA.
    ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER
    NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SOUTHERN OREGON THIS AFTERNOON AND
    EVENING...AND MAY PERSIST THROUGH THE NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING.
    SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING
    AS WELL. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL REMAIN IN THE AREA THROUGH
    EARLY NEXT WEEK.
    ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 AM PDT
    SUNDAY...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS UPGRADED THE FIRE
    WEATHER WATCH TO A RED FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5
    PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 AM PDT SUNDAY.
    * AFFECTED AREA:
    IN NORTHERN CA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 284.
    * COUNTIES AFFECTED: EASTERN SISKIYOU COUNTY.
    * THUNDERSTORMS...THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER AND
    IN THE VICINITY OF THE MEDICINE LAKE AREA LATE THIS AFTERNOON
    AND EVENING. ABUNDANT LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS ARE POSSIBLE
    WITH THESE STORMS. SOME STORMS MAY CONTINUE INTO THE OVERNIGHT
    HOURS.
    * OUTFLOW WINDS...WIND GUSTS OF 30 TO 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE.
    * IMPACTS...THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE ABUNDANT
    LIGHTING...AND DRY LIGHTNING WILL BE POSSIBLE OUTSIDE OF THE
    WET CORES. MULTIPLE NEW FIRE STARTS FROM LIGHTNING STRIKES
    COULD POSE A THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY...AND MAY OVERWHELM
    INITIAL ATTACK RESOURCES.
    * VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
    HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD
    * IMPACTS: INCREASING THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL CREATE ERRATIC
    FIRE BEHAVIOR AND NEW FIRE STARTS.

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