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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
849 PM PDT THU AUG 27 2015

CAZ080-081-ORZ023>028-282200-
WESTERN SISKIYOU COUNTY-CENTRAL SISKIYOU COUNTY-
CENTRAL DOUGLAS COUNTY-EASTERN CURRY COUNTY AND JOSEPHINE COUNTY-
EASTERN DOUGLAS COUNTY FOOTHILLS-JACKSON COUNTY-
SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON CASCADES-
SISKIYOU MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHERN OREGON CASCADES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ETNA...FORT JONES...GREENVIEW...YREKA...
WEED...DRAIN...ELKTON...ROSEBURG...SUTHERLIN...GREEN...
MYRTLE CREEK...CANYONVILLE...GLENDALE...GRANTS PASS...
CAVE JUNCTION...STEAMBOAT...TOKETEE FALLS...MEDFORD...ASHLAND...
CRATER LAKE...CRESCENT LAKE...DIAMOND LAKE...UNION CREEK...
HOWARD PRAIRIE...SISKIYOU SUMMIT
849 PM PDT THU AUG 27 2015

...MAJOR CHANGE IN THE WEATHER PATTERN BEGINNING FRIDAY...

HOT AND DRY WEATHER WILL COME TO AN END FRIDAY NIGHT. A SERIES OF
INCOMING FRONTS IS LIKELY TO BRING SIGNIFICANT PRECIPITATION TO
THE WEST SIDE VALLEYS...THE CASCADES...AND THE SISKIYOUS IN
SOUTHERN OREGON AND NORTHERN CALIFORNIA LATE FRIDAY EVENING
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...WITH SHOWERS CONTINUING INTO SUNDAY.
INITIALLY THE RAIN WILL BE LIGHT...BUT MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN IS
EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATE FRIDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY SATURDAY
MORNING. RAIN TOTALS WILL RANGE FROM 0.25 TO 0.75 INCHES OVER THE
UMPQUA VALLEY...ILLINOIS VALLEY...THE CASCADES...AND THE
SISKIYOUS. AMOUNTS WILL RANGE FROM 0.10 TO 0.25 INCHES OVER THE
ROGUE VALLEY. IT WILL BE SHOWERY SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY WITH
AMOUNTS THAT WILL BE LIGHTER...GENERALLY LESS THAN 0.10 INCHES.
MOST OF THIS ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL OCCUR LATE SATURDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL DROP TO BELOW
NORMAL THIS WEEKEND...BETWEEN 70 AND 80 DEGREES AT MOST VALLEY
LOCATIONS.

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