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Air Quality Alert

Statement as of 9:27 AM PDT on August 18, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on August 19, 2017


... Air quality alert in effect until 11 PM PDT Sunday...

Oregon department of environmental quality has issued an air quality
alert... in effect until further notice.

Wildfires burning in the region combined with forecast conditions
will cause air quality levels to fluctuate and could be at unhealthy
levels.

Pollutants in smoke can cause burning eyes... runny nose... aggravate
heart and lung diseases... and aggravate other serious health
problems.Limit outdoor activities and keep children indoors if it is
smoky. Please follow medical advice if you have a heart or lung
condition.

For additional information... please visit the web site at
http://www.Oregon.Gov/deq


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927 am PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

... Air quality alert in effect until 11 PM PDT Sunday...

Oregon department of environmental quality has issued an air quality
alert... in effect until further notice.

Wildfires burning in the region combined with forecast conditions
will cause air quality levels to fluctuate and could be at unhealthy
levels.

Pollutants in smoke can cause burning eyes... runny nose... aggravate
heart and lung diseases... and aggravate other serious health
problems.Limit outdoor activities and keep children indoors if it is
smoky. Please follow medical advice if you have a heart or lung
condition.

For additional information... please visit the web site at
http://www.Oregon.Gov/deq


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Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 10:18 AM PDT on August 19, 2017

Expires 3:00 PM EDT on August 20, 2017


... Red flag warning in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to noon PDT
Sunday for strong gusty wind with low rh for fire weather zone
618...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a red flag
warning... which is in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to noon PDT
Sunday.

* Impacts: strong, gusty wind with low relative humidity and very
high fire danger will lead to the potential for significant
spread of new and existing fires.

* Affected area:
in southwest or... the upper slopes, ridges, and major river
valleys in fire weather zone 618.

* Wind: northeast 15 to 25 mph with 25 to as high 40 mph.

* Minimum relative humidity: 15 to 25 percent, locally lower.

* Maximum relative humidity: 30 to 50 percent, locally lower.

* View the hazard area in detail at
http://weather.Gov/Medford/hazard

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions are
either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of strong
winds, low relative humidity and warm temperatures will create
extreme fire growth potential.




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