Eastern Curry County and Josephine County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 2:00 PM PST Nov. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch in effect from Thursday morning through
Friday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for only The Klondike and Chetco Bar burn
areas in portions of Curry and western Josephine counties in
southwest Oregon.

* From Thursday morning through Friday afternoon

* impacts: flash floods and debris flows are possible due to heavy
rain at times. Peak rainfall rates could reach up to one half of
an inch per hour at times. Heaviest rain will occur late
Thursday morning through Thursday afternoon. After a brief break
Thursday evening, another period of heavy rainfall is possible
late Thursday night into Friday.

* View the hazard area in detail at
https://www.Wrh.NOAA.Gov/mfr/hazard

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.

Landslides and debris flows are possible during this flood event.
People, structures and roads located below steep slopes, in
canyons and near the mouths of canyons may be at serious risk
from rapidly moving landslides.





Air Stagnation Advisory
Issued: 3:50 AM PST Nov. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Air stagnation advisory remains in effect until 4 am PST
   Wednesday...

* air quality... poor mixing and light winds will keep stagnant
conditions in place through Tuesday night. Pollutants may be
trapped near ground level, resulting in reduced air quality at
times. The Oregon department of environmental quality has
issued an air pollution advisory which is in effect until
further notice for Josephine, Jackson, and Douglas counties.
Increasing winds will improve mixing on Wednesday.

* Locations include... valleys in Josephine and Jackson counties
along with valleys in eastern Douglas County.

* Impacts... pollutants in smoke may aggravate heart and lung
disease and aggravate other serious health problems. Limit
outdoor activities when air quality is reduced. Diminished air
quality can create respiratory problems, especially for
sensitive groups. Please follow medical advice if you have a
heart or lung condition.

* For additional information on the air quality alert... please
visit the web site at http://www.Oregon.Gov/deq

* check the latest air quality information at
https://oraqi.Deq.State.Or.US/home/map

* view the hazard area in detail at
https://www.Wrh.NOAA.Gov/mfr/hazard

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

An air stagnation advisory indicates that due to limited movement
of an airmass across the advisory area, pollution will increase.





Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 2:00 PM PST Nov. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch in effect from Thursday morning through
Friday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for only The Klondike and Chetco Bar burn
areas in portions of Curry and western Josephine counties in
southwest Oregon.

* From Thursday morning through Friday afternoon

* impacts: flash floods and debris flows are possible due to heavy
rain at times. Peak rainfall rates could reach up to one half of
an inch per hour at times. Heaviest rain will occur late
Thursday morning through Thursday afternoon. After a brief break
Thursday evening, another period of heavy rainfall is possible
late Thursday night into Friday.

* View the hazard area in detail at
https://www.Wrh.NOAA.Gov/mfr/hazard

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.

Landslides and debris flows are possible during this flood event.
People, structures and roads located below steep slopes, in
canyons and near the mouths of canyons may be at serious risk
from rapidly moving landslides.