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Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
1220 PM PDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...A ONE-IN-FIVE-YEAR HEAT EVENT IS EXPECTED THIS WEEK...

ORZ024-026-290730-
/O.EXT.KMFR.HT.Y.0004.150729T2000Z-150801T2000Z/
EASTERN CURRY COUNTY AND JOSEPHINE COUNTY-JACKSON COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GRANTS PASS...CAVE JUNCTION...MEDFORD...
ASHLAND
1220 PM PDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM WEDNESDAY TO 1 PM PDT
SATURDAY...

THE HEAT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM WEDNESDAY TO 1 PM
PDT SATURDAY.

* TEMPERATURE: HIGHS OF 100 TO 110 DEGREES.

* 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://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* DO NOT LEAVE PETS OR CHILDREN IN AUTOMOBILES FOR ANY LENGTH OF
  TIME.

* USE CAUTION NEAR AREA RIVERS...WHICH ARE COLD AND CAN HAVE
  STRONG CURRENTS...AND BE SURE TO WEAR A LIFE JACKET.

* DRINK PLENTY OF WATER AND SEEK SHADE.

* TAKE PLENTY OF REST BREAKS.

&&

$$



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