Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued for Medford & Central Point Areas

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a

  • Severe Thunderstorm Warning for… Central Jackson County in southwestern Oregon…
  • Until 800 PM PDT.
  • At 722 PM PDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Medford, moving north at 20 mph. HAZARD…Quarter size hail. SOURCE…Radar indicated. IMPACT…Damage to vehicles is expected.
  • Locations impacted include… Medford, Central Point, Eagle Point, Lower Table Rock Trailhead, Touvelle State Park, Agate Reservoir, Roxy Ann Peak, White City, Upper Table Rock Trailhead and Phoenix. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Large hail and damaging winds and cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately. Lightning is one of nature’s leading killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning. && HAIL THREAT…RADAR INDICATED; MAX HAIL SIZE…1.00 IN; WIND THREAT…RADAR INDICATED; MAX WIND GUST…<50 MPH
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