Metro Heat Advisory in Effect Saturday & Sunday

HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SATURDAY TO 11 PM SUNDAY

  • WHAT: Very hot temperatures are expected this weekend. High temperatures Saturday are expected to be between 95 and 105, and 97 to 107 degrees fahrenheit.
  • WHERE: In Oregon, Josephine County and Jackson County, including the cities of Medford, White City, Gold Hill, Jacksonville, Talent, Ashland, Grants Pass, Applegate, Selma, Cave Junction, and Obrien.
  • WHEN: From 11 AM Saturday to 11 PM Sunday
  • IMPACTS: Hot temperatures may cause heat illnesses to occur, especially for those working outdoors
  • ADDITIONAL DETAILS: The high daytime temperatures combined with warm overnight lows will result in heat risk and heat related stress.
  • PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS: Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances.
  • Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing when possible. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency.
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