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Tim Chuey

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Tim Chuey Area Status Report

August 16, 2022

AIR QUALITY INDEX

Eugene-Springfield: The Air Quality Index is 24 the Good category measuring Ozone.

Oakridge: The Air Quality Index is 13 the Good category measuring Particulate Matter.

Cottage Grove: The Air Quality Index 22 in the Good category measuring Ozone.

EUGENE-SPRINGFIELD POLLEN COUNT

Courtesy of Oregon Allergy Associates 

Note: The Grass and Tree Pollen Season is over.The following is a message from Oregon Allerygy Associates.

Now that pollen season is over we are researching new technologies for pollen counting. We will not be updating pollen counts during this time. We are excited for what is to come and will keep you informed along the way. Thank you for visiting out site, continue to check back often!

Tim Chuey Weather

August 16, 2022

Note: Weather is a constantly changing phenomenon and weather forecasting is a combination of science, experience, and intuition. The accuracy of any given forecast can chance due to unexpected changes in atmospheric conditions, so there are no guarantees the the actual weather will conform to the projected forecast.

ADVISORIES

  • A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON DRY FUELS FOR THE KLAMATH BASIN, THE FREMONT-WINEMA NATIONAL FOREST, THE SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON DESERT INCLUDING THE BLM LAND IN EASTERN LAKE WESTERN HARNEY COUNTIES, THE UMPQUA NATIONAL FOREST, THE SISKIYOU MOUNTAINS, THE EASTERN ROGUE VALLEY, AND THE SOUTHERN OREGON CASCADES.
  • A HEAT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM WEDNESDAY UNTIL 11 PM FRIDAY FOR WALLOWA COUNTY, THE NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON, THE SOUTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON, THE OCHOCO, THE JOHN DAY HIGHLANDS, THE EASTERN COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE OF OREGON, THE LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF OREGON, THE FOOTHILLS OF THE NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON, THE FOOTHILLS OF THE SOUTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON, NORTH CENTRAL OREGON, CENTRAL OREGON.THE GRANDE RONDE VALLEY, AND THE JOHN DAY BASIN.
  • A HEAT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY UNTIL 10 PM THURSDAY FOR THE NORTHERN OREGON CASCADE FOOTHILLS, THE CASCADE FOOTHILLS IN LANE COUNTY, THE UPPER HOOD RIVER VALLEY, THE WESTERN COLUMBIA GORGE, AND THE CENTRAL COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE.
  • A HEAT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY UNTIL 10 PM THURSDAY BELOW 4,000 FT. FOR THE NORTHERN OREGON CASCADES, AND THE CASCADES IN LANE COUNTY.
  • A HEAT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TODAY UNTIL 11 PM WEDNESDAY FOR THE KLAMATH BASIN, NORTHERN AND EASTERN KLAMATH COUNTY, AND WESTERN LAKE COUNTY.
  • A HEAT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM UNTIL 11 PM WEDNESDAY FOR THE SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON CASCADES, THE SISKIYOU MOUNTAINS, AND THE SOUTHERN OREGON CASCADES.
  • A HEAT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM WEDNESDAY UNTIL 11 PM THURSDAY FOR EASTERN CURRY COUNTY, AND JOSEPHINE COUNTY, AND JACKSON COUNTY.

HEALTH ADVISORIES

  • NOTE A CHANGE: A RECREATIONAL HEALTH ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR ALL OF UPPER KLAMATH LAKE IN KLAMATH COUNTY INCLUDING SHOALWATER BAY DUE THE PRESENCE OF A CYANOBACTERIA (BLUE-GREEN ALGAE) BLOOM AND CYANOTOXINS ABOVE RECREATIONAL USE VALUES FOR HUMAN EXPOSURE. PEOPLE SHOULD AVOID SWIMMING AND HIGH-SPEED WATER ACTIVITIES, SUCH AS WATER SKIING OR POWER BOATING, IN AREAS OF THE LAKE WHERE BLOOMS ARE, AS THE MAJOR RISK OF EXPOSURE IS FROM INGESTING WATER. THESE TOXINS ARE NOT ABSORBED THROUGH THE SKIN. HOWEVER, IF YOU HAVE SKIN SENSITIVITIES  YOU MAY GET A PUFFY RED RASH. IT CAN BE HARMFUL TO PETS AND PEOPLE IF ACCIDENTAL INGESTION OCCURS. SPECIAL CARE SHOULD BE TAKEN WITH CHILDREN, ESPECIALLY THE YOUNGER ONES, WHEN THEY ARE NEAR THE WATER.
  • A RECREATIONAL HEALTH ADVISORY FOR CRONE MILLER IN BENTON COUNTY DUE THE PRESENCE OF A CYANOBACTERIA (BLUE-GREEN ALGAE) BLOOM AND CYANOTOXINS ABOVE RECREATIONAL USE VALUES FOR HUMAN EXPOSURE HAS BEEN LIFTED. NOTE: OREGON HEALTH AUTHORITY ADVISES DOG OWNERS TO CONTINUALLY BE ALERT TO SIGNS OF CYANOBACTERIA BLOOMS, OR AREAS OF THE LAKE THAT LOOK SUSPICIOUS. BLOOMS CAN DEVELOP AND DISAPPEAR ON ANY BODY OF WATER AT ANY TIME, EVEN IN THE FALL AND WINTER IF CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE. ONLY A FRACTION OF WATER BODIES IN OREGON ARE MONITORED FOR CYANOBACTERIA, BLOOMS AND TOXINS DURING THE RECREATION SEASON, AND NO MONITORING OR SAMPLING IS PERFORMED ONCE RECREATION SEASON HAS ENDED. IT IS VERY IMPORTANT FOR PEOPLE TO BECOME FAMILIAR WITH SIGNS OF BLOOM, EXPOSURES, AND SYMPTOMS BY VISITING OHA’S CYANOBACTERIA HARMFUL ALGAE BLOOM WEBSITE AT:  http://www.healthoregon.org/hab.
  • A PERMANENT RECREATIONAL HEALTH ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE SOUTH UMPQUA RIVER AND MAINSTEM UMPQUA RIVER. THE ADVISORY COVERS THE SOUTH UMPQUA RIVER FROM CANYONVILLE DOWNSTREAM TO THE CONFLUENCE OF THE MAINSTEM UMPQUA RIVER, AND THE MAINSTEM UMPQUA RIVER DOWNSTREAM PAST ELKTON TO LAWSON BAR. PEOPLE IN THE BEDROCK ALONG THE RIVERS EDGE ARE ARE KNOWN TO DEVELOP CYANOBACTERIA (BLUE-GREEN ALGAE) BLOOMS THAT CAN BE HARMFUL TO PETS AND PEOPLE IF ACCIDENTAL INGESTION OCCURS. SIGNS HAVE BEEN POSTED AT SEVERAL ACCESS AREAS ALONG THE RIVER.

THE WEATHER PATTERN

n Upper Level High Pressure Ridge (“Arch” shape) down in the Four Corners area of the West will be strengthening bringing us some heat. The graphics for days 1-3 show no frontal systems moving through or into Oregon. The graphics for days 3-7 Friday through Tuesday show no frontal activity through next Tuesday.

Forecast for the South Willamette Valley including Eugene-Springfield:

  • Mostly sunny and a bit warmer today, clear tonight,
  • Mostly cloudy start, partly cloudy and a bit warmer Wednesday afternoon, partly cloudy at night,
  • Partly cloudy and a bit cooler Thursday, then partly cloudy Thursday night.
  • 93-96 cooling back to 93 Thursday lows 59-62 cooling to 60 Thursday night.
  • AM clouds and sun, mostly sunny and a bit cooler Friday afternoon, mostly clear Friday night,
  • Some AM clouds, mostly sunny and a bit warmer Saturday afternoon, partly cloudy at night,
  • Partly cloudy and a bit cooler Sunday, partly cloudy Sunday night,
  • Then partly cloudy Monday.
  • highs 88-92 cooling to 89 Sunday and Monday lows near 58. (Seasonal Averages high 85 low 52)

Forecast for the Umpqua Valley including Roseburg:

  • Sunny and a bit warmer today, mostly clear tonight,
  • Sunny and a bit warmer with a slight (20%) chance of thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon, mostly clear at night,
  • Sunny and a bit cooler Thursday, then partly cloudy Thursday night.
  • highs 92-98 cooling to 94 Thursday lows 63-65 cooling to 62 Thursday night.
  • Partly cloudy and a bit cooler Friday, mostly clear Friday night,
  • Mostly sunny and a bit warmer Saturday, mostly clear at night,
  • Partly cloudy and a bit cooler Sunday, mostly clear Sunday night,
  • Then mostly sunny Monday.
  • highs 88-92 cooling to 88 Sunday and Monday lows near 60. (Seasonal Averages high 86 low 57).

Forecast for the Oregon Coast including Coos Bay and North Bend:

  • Some AM clouds, sunny and a bit cooler this afternoon, mostly clear this evening, partly cloudy late tonight,
  • Partly cloudy and a bit warmer Wednesday and in the evening, mostly cloudy late at night,
  • Mostly cloudy and a bit cooler Thursday afternoon, then mostly cloudy with a slight (20%) chance of showers Thursday night.
  • highs 72-74 cooling to 70 Thursday lows near 58.
  • Partly cloudy and a bit warmer Friday, partly cloudy Friday night,
  • Partly cloudy Saturday and in the evening, mostly cloudy late at night,
  • Partly cloudy Sunday and in the evening, mostly cloudy late Sunday night,
  • Then partly cloudy Monday.
  • highs near 75 lows near 58. (Seasonal Averages high 67 low 54)

Forecast for the Northern Oregon Cascades including Willamette Pass:

  • Sunny and a bit warmer today, mostly clear tonight,
  • Partly cloudy and a bit warmer with a slight (20%) chance of showers and thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening,  just partly cloudy late at night,
  • Partly cloudy and a bit cooler with a slight (20%) chance of showers and thunderstorms Thursday afternoon and evening, then just partly cloudy late Thursday night.
  • free air freezing level 15,000 ft. today, 16,000 ft. tonight, then snow level above 8,000 ft. Wednesday through Thursday night.
  • highs 85-88 cooling to 84 Thursday lows 56-58 cooling to 54 Thursday night.
  • Some AM clouds, mostly sunny and a bit cooler Friday, partly cloudy Friday night,
  • Mostly sunny Saturday, partly cloudy and a bit warmer Saturday night,
  • Partly cloudy and a bit cooler Sunday, partly cloudy Sunday night,
  • Then mostly sunny and a bit cooler Monday.
  • free air freezing level 15,000 ft. Friday, 16,000 ft. Friday night and Saturday, then 15,000 ft. Saturday night through Monday.
  • highs 79-84 cooling to 78 Monday lows 52-54 cooling back to 52 Sunday night.

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Forecast for the Oregon Coast including Coos Bay and North Bend:

  • Becoming mostly cloudy late tonight,
  • Some AM clouds, sunny and a bit warmer Friday afternoon, clear in the evening, partly cloudy late Friday night,
  • Mostly cloudy start, partly cloudy and slightly cooler Saturday afternoon, mostly clear at night,
  • Mostly sunny Sunday, then mostly clear Sunday night.
  • lows 54-56 cooling back to 54 Sunday night highs 70-69.
  • Mostly sunny and a bit warmer Monday, mostly clear Monday night,
  • Partly cloudy and slightly cooler Tuesday, partly cloudy at night,
  • Then partly cloudy Wednesday through Thursday.
  • highs 73-72 lows 54-56 cooling back to 54 Wednesday night. (Seasonal Averages high 66 low 54)

Forecast for the Northern Oregon Cascades including Willamette Pass:

  • Mostly clear tonight,
  • Mostly sunny and a bit cooler Friday, clear Friday night,
  • Sunny and a bit warmer Saturday, mostly clear at night,
  • Some AM clouds, mostly sunny and a bit cooler Sunday, then clear Sunday night.
  • free air freezing level 15,000 ft. falling to 14,000 ft. late tonight, 14,000 ft. rising to 15,000 ft. Friday afternoon, 15,000 ft. Friday night through Sunday, then 16,000 ft. Sunday night.
  • lows 49-47 highs 74-72 warming back to 74 Sunday.
  • Sunny and a bit warmer Monday, clear Monday night,
  • Sunny Tuesday, mostly clear at night,
  • Then mostly sunny and a bit cooler Wednesday and Thursday, mostly clear Wednesday night.
  • free air freezing level 16,000 ft. Monday through Thursday.
  • highs 80-75 lows 53-50.