Severe Weather Alerts - Medford, OR

  • Red Flag Warning

    Red Flag Warning in effect until 6:00 PM PDT. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT THIS EVENINGFOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES616...617...619...620...621...622 AND 623...

* AFFECTED AREA: FIRE WEATHER ZONES 622...621...623...616... 617...620 AND 619

* THUNDERSTORMS...EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THIS MORNING THEN CONTINUE INTO EARLY THIS EVENING. COVERAGE WILL INCREASE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

* LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LEVEL...2 THIS MORNING...INCREASING TO 3 BY THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...LIGHTNING STRIKES ON VERY DRY FUELS HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE MULTIPLE NEW FIRE STARTS THAT COULD SPREAD QUICKLY DUE TO DRY FUEL CONDITIONS.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/ZYV5

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONSARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. THESE CONDITIONS WILLCONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

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Medford, OR Radar