Monthly Archives: June 2019

Statement From City Of Klamath Falls Police Regarding Stabbing. Police Seeking Witness Information

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Klamath Falls City Police Issues Statement Regarding Stabbing Yesterday

On June 29, 2019, at approximately 8:10 p.m., officers from the Klamath Falls Police Department responded to the 600 block of Main Street after receiving a report of a stabbing.  Upon arrival, officers located a male victim with knife wounds.  The male victim was transported to Sky Lakes Medical Center for treatment where he is listed in critical condition.

During the course of a thorough investigation, officers developed probable cause for the arrest of Stephen Michael Johnson.  Officers determined Mr. Johnson had pulled out a knife and stabbed the male victim after a verbal argument turned physical in the 500 block of Main Street. The investigation revealed Mr. Johnson and the victim have had an ongoing conflict for a number of months.

Stephen Michael Johnson was taken into custody without incident by the Klamath Falls Police Department and lodged at the Klamath County Jail on the listed charges. 

This incident remains under investigation. If you have information regarding this case please contact Detective Corporal Ed Foreman with the Klamath Falls Police Department at 541-883-5336. Anonymous information can be left at the Klamath Falls Police Tip Line number 541-883-5334.

For additional details please see our original story and post here from earlier this morning.

Stabbing Downtown Suspends Kruise Of Klamath. Suspect Arrested

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A Man Was Stabbed In Downtown Klamath Falls During the Kruise Of Klamath. A suspect is in custody. Kruise Of Klamath Was Suspended During Incident.

At about 8:08pm Klamath County 911 received a call of a stabbing that had just occurred downtown. The initial report was that a male in his twenties had stumbled into the Pikey Bar at 610 Main Street with a reported deep stab wound to his abdomen.

Multiple officers from the Klamath Falls City Police, Oregon State Police, and paramedics from Klamath County Fire District 1 responded to the scene.

Upon arrival, a stabbing victim described as a male in his 20’s was located inside the bar and then rushed to Sky Lakes by ambulance. The victim is reported to have been stabbed multiple times. The victim was entered into Sky Lakes as a trauma patient but his current condition is unknown.

Within minutes, an officer with Klamath Falls Police located the suspect and arrested him at gunpoint near the VFW a short distance from the Pikey. The suspect was arrested and lodged in Klamath County Jail.

Early information indicates that the stabbing occurred somewhere away from the Pikey bar and the victim walked to the bar for help after being stabbed.

Police suspended the Kruise of Klamath briefly during this incident so that emergency vehicles could get to the scene and witnesses could be located.

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Arrested: Stephen Micheal Johnson of Klamath Falls 

  • Assault 1,
  • Disorderly conduct
  • Unlawful use of weapon

Additional charges could be placed pending the outcome of the investigation which is in progress.

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*The above information is preliminary and accurate to the best of our knowledge. As of posting time an official press release is not yet available. This article is based on early information obtained by Klamath Alerts. Additional information about this incident and others are available in our app.

4th Of July Weather Outlook: Warm & Sunny

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Mostly Sunny Skies And 82 Degrees Expected On 4th.

The latest forecast information from the NWS shows a quiet weather week other than the possibility of thunderstorms (mostly over northern Klamath County) on Tuesday. Otherwise mostly clear skies with highs in the 80’s are expected.

Fourth of July weekend looks to be warm and dry for most of our area. Temperatures will likely be a few degrees above normal for early July. Remember, it’s fire season! Please only use fireworks where it is legal.

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Fireworks Safety Reminder For Upcoming 4th of July Holiday

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A Reminder Of Fireworks Safety Regulations For Oregon

WHAT FIREWORKS ARE LEGAL? Make sure your fireworks are legal in the state of Oregon. “Oregon Legal Consumer Fireworks”:

• Do not explode

• Do not fly into the air

• Do not travel more than 6 feet horizontally

• Do not travel more than 12 inches vertically

Mortars, Bottle Rockets, Roman Candles, Sky Lanterns, and Firecrackers are ILLEGAL in Oregon.  So-called Sky Lanterns or Chinese Lanterns are extremely dangerous in that they can be carried away by the wind and can land anywhere.

ILLEGAL FIREWORKS CAN BE EXPENSIVE

Under Oregon law, officials may seize illegal fireworks and fine offenders up to $500 per violation. Any misuse of fireworks or use of fireworks causing damage carries liability for the offender, who may be required to pay fines and/or fire suppression costs. Offenders may also be arrested. Parents are liable for fireworks-caused damage from their children.

BE PREPARED BEFORE LIGHTING FIREWORKS!

• Use only fireworks legal in Oregon, purchased from licensed outlets.

• Always read and follow label directions.

• Place Pets indoors; they are easily frightened by fireworks.

• Always have water handy – a garden hose or a bucket of water.

• Light fireworks outdoors on a flat, clear area away from houses, dry leaves or grass, and combustible materials.

BE SAFE WHEN LIGHTING FIREWORKS

  • Do not allow young children to play with fireworks under any circumstances.  Sparklers, considered by many the ideal “safe” firework for the young, burn at 1800 to 3000 degrees F and can easily ignite clothing.  Children do not understand the danger involved and cannot act appropriately in case of an emergency.
  • Older children should only be permitted to use fireworks under close adult supervision.  Do not allow any running or horseplay.
  • Do not try to relight or handle malfunctioning fireworks.  Place duds in a bucket of water and throw them away.
  • Be sure other people are out of range before lighting fireworks.
  • Never ignite fireworks inside a container such as a bottle or a can.
  • Keep unused fireworks away from the area where you are lighting them.
  • Never have any portion of your body over a firework when lighting.

FIREWORKS RELATED INJURIES – FACTS (NFPA)

  • In 2007-2011, data from death certificates show that five people per year were killed directly by fireworks.
  • The risk of fireworks injury is two-and-a-half times as high for children ages 5-14 compared to all other ages. Sparklers accounted for the majority of injuries.

Under Oregon law, officials may seize illegal fireworks and fine offenders up to $500 per violation. Any misuse of fireworks or use of fireworks causing damage carries liability for the offender, who may be required to pay fines and/or fire suppression costs. Offenders may also be arrested. Parents are liable for fireworks-caused damage from their children.

BE PREPARED BEFORE LIGHTING FIREWORKS!

• Use only fireworks legal in Oregon, purchased from licensed outlets.

• Always read and follow label directions.

• Place Pets indoors; they are easily frightened by fireworks.

• Always have water handy – a garden hose or a bucket of water.

• Light fireworks outdoors on a flat, clear area away from houses, dry leaves or grass, and combustible materials.

BE SAFE WHEN LIGHTING FIREWORKS

  • Do not allow young children to play with fireworks under any circumstances.  Sparklers, considered by many the ideal “safe” firework for the young, burn at 1800 to 3000 degrees F and can easily ignite clothing.  Children do not understand the danger involved and cannot act appropriately in case of an emergency.
  • Older children should only be permitted to use fireworks under close adult supervision.  Do not allow any running or horseplay.
  • Do not try to relight or handle malfunctioning fireworks.  Place duds in a bucket of water and throw them away.
  • Be sure other people are out of range before lighting fireworks.
  • Never ignite fireworks inside a container such as a bottle or a can.
  • Keep unused fireworks away from the area where you are lighting them.
  • Never have any portion of your body over a firework when lighting.

FIREWORKS RELATED INJURIES – FACTS (NFPA)

  • In 2007-2011, data from death certificates show that five people per year were killed directly by fireworks.
  • The risk of fireworks injury is two-and-a-half times as high for children ages 5-14 compared to all other ages. Sparklers accounted for the majority of injuries.

Newly Restored Broadway Theater In Malin To Hold Benefit Concert Aug 23rd. National Talent Scheduled To Appear.

National Christian Top 40 Band “I Am They” To Perform Concert in Malin This August.

If you happen to listen to Air 1 or KLOVE you have likely heard music from the popular group “I Am They”. The group is extremely popular in the Christian music sector and they have YouTube music videos with millions of views.

The local community needs more positive events like this, and this is your opportunity to view national talent here in Malin. Part of the proceeds from the concert will go directly to Broadway Theater to help with with future events. Broadway Theater maintains a Facebook page with movie night and other event postings.

Above: A music video of a popular song by “I Am They” 

CONCERT TICKET INFORMATION:

The Christian Band “I Am They” is coming to the Broadway Theater Friday August 23rd for a concert at 7pm. Tickets are $25 for general admission. The Broadway Theater is a historical theater newly restored in Malin, OR. It’s a smaller, intimate venue with no bad seats. So reserve your tickets soon. We’d love to see you there. This is an incredible opportunity to enjoy nationwide talent in your own back yard. Proceeds from the concert will benefit further renovations to the Broadway Theater and Basin Youth for Christ.

Tickets to the Malin concert on August 23rd are available online

Purchase Tickets Here

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For more information about the band and for tour information visit the I Am They website.

BBB Warns Of Growing Scam Targeting Would Be Homebuyers

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 Mortgage Phishing Scheme Targets Homebuyers

BBB Northwest + Pacific warns of a growing scam targeting would-be homebuyers.

Here’s how the scam works: First, scammers gain access to a real estate agents’ email and monitor communications. Next, they use a phishing scheme confirming or suggesting last minute wiring changes to divert closing costs and down payments to a fraudulent account.

Mortgage phishing scams such as this are on the rise. In fact, they rose a staggering 1,100% between 2015 and 2017, according to Consumer Protection Bureau (CPB).

So far this year, BBB NWP has received more than 100 real estate transaction complaints. A quarter of these in Oregon alone. And, last year, northwest consumers reported losing over $30,000 to phishing scams.

“When closing on a home, it’s always a good idea to confirm final financial transactions by calling advisors directly and not just trusting an email, especially, if there’s last minute changes,” advises Dawn Johnson, BBB Northwest + Pacific marketplace manager.

“If the money has already been sent, act quickly by calling your bank or the wire transfer company and asking that the payment be recalled,” adds Charles Harwood, Federal Trade Commission Dir., Northwest Region.

Here are a few additional steps homebuyers can take to help avoid mortgage phishing scams:

  • Do NOT email financial information
  • Do NOT use free WiFi networks while conducting financial business
  • Never click on links or use unfamiliar phone numbers in emails
  • If you are the victim of wire fraud, contact the authorities immediately and report it to BBB.org/Scamtracker

 

 

Plan Now For Potential Power Disruptions During Fire Season

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Pacific Power Says Power Could Be Turned Off For “Days” During Fire Emergencies

Pacific Power has recently updated their website with information and maps regarding the new policy of “public safety power shut offs”. According to the information recently posted on their website, Klamath Falls is not in the high risk areas. However, some areas in Klamath County are.

The following link at Pacific Power’s website shows risk areas in southern Oregon where power shut offs are possible during extreme fire conditions.

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According to the Pacific Power website, power could be turned off for periods of several days if a situation deemed as a public safety emergency existed. This could result from weather conditions favorable for fast fire development such as low humidity and dry windy conditions.

According to the map, Keno, Chiloquin, and areas along 140 East are in potential shut off areas. The website also states that areas outside the risk zones could be on the same circuits shut off that are inside the zones. It’s important to understand that just because your house or business may not be inside a zone, there could still be extended power outages outside the zones.

Now is the time to plan and prepare for extended power outages!

From Pacific Power: 

A Public Safety Power Shutoff is a new measure designed to help keep people and communities in high-risk areas safe, by proactively shutting off power during extreme and dangerous weather conditions that can result in catastrophic wildfires. This measure would only be taken as a last resort to help ensure customer and community safety.

As part of this effort, Pacific Power is working with local emergency services agencies, the Oregon Department of Forestry, and community leaders across Oregon, Washington and California to expand and enhance existing emergency response plans and work in coordination with our communities.

Given the highly situational nature of a Public Safety Power Shutoff, it is impossible to predict the customers that may be impacted. The specific area and number of affected customers will depend on forecasted weather conditions.

Our goal will always be to impact as few customers as possible and apply Public Safety Power Shutoff measures in a highly-targeted, circuit by circuit manner. The number of customers impacted will depend on the specific forecasted weather conditions each region.

Maps are available at the bottom of this page.

Conditions that could trigger a Public Safety Power Shutoff

Public Safety Power Shutoffs will be initiated only in specific, previously identified areas of high fire risk when on-the-ground conditions create an extreme wildfire risk that could lead to loss of life, catastrophic damage and be difficult to fight.

We monitor a range of factors before triggering a Public Safety Power Shutoff including:

  • The presence of dry vegetation and other potential wildfire fuel
  • High winds
  • Low humidity
  • Real time observation from on-the-ground experts

What customers should expect

Wildfires conditions can change rapidly, but while there is no set timeline for Public Safety Power Shutoffs, we’re committed to providing information in the timeliest manner possible.

48-HOURS: ADVANCE WARNING

Whenever possible, we will provide advance notice of a Public Safety Power Shutoff. Although worsening conditions may require swift action, our goal is to alert you as early as possible before an outage.

CONTINUED UPDATES

As conditions change on the ground, we will keep you informed before, during and after a Public Safety Power Shutoff. Updates will be delivered via a range of channels including text, phone, radio, and social media, and through coordination with local emergency organizations.

SAFETY INSPECTIONS

Once the extreme weather conditions have passed, Pacific Power crews will inspect affected power lines and equipment for damage and debris before restoring power.

POWER RESTORATION

We will restore your power as quickly as we safely can. Because of the steps involved in ensuring that the fire risk has abated, a Public Safety Power Shutoff may last for several days.

How will Pacific Power notify customers of a Planned Safety Power Shutoff?

Pacific Power will notify customers as soon as possible if extreme weather conditions combined with on-the-ground observations signal that a Public Safety Power Shutoff is required to safeguard customers against the start and rapid spread of wildfire.

Pacific Power is working closely with emergency services, fire and rescue, local officials and other agencies to ensure clear communication during a Public Safety Power Shutoff.

Pacific Power will use multiple and combined ways to notify customers of an impending Public Safety Power Shutoff to include: outbound calls, social media channels (Facebook and Twitter), and the company website and media advisories. We’ll also work through and with local emergency agencies to keep customers informed.

Public Safety Power Shutoff

Here’s an overview of our Public Safety Power Shutoff process.

While Pacific Power will provide as much advance warning as possible, rapidly changing conditions may require that we operate within a shorter timeframe.

3 to 7 days before: Pacific Power is actively monitoring forecasts for hazardous weather conditions that could lead to a Public Safety Power Shutoff.

Up to 2 days before: Once extreme weather conditions and other hazardous variables are met and sustained, Pacific Power begins coordinating with emergency services and local officials. Customers receive first notification of a possible Public Safety Power shutoff.

1 day before: Extreme wildfire conditions persist. Coordination between Pacific Power and emergency services continues. Customers receive second notification.

Power shutoff: Extreme fire conditions persist remain and coordination continues. Customers receive third notification that power will be turned off to prevent wildfire ignition.

Power restoration: Extreme wildfire conditions have abated. Pacific Power crews patrol lines to inspect for damage and hanging debris. Power is restored once all lines are cleared and if repairs are required. Customers receive a fourth and final notification that power has been restored.

WILDFIRE SAFETY MAPS

We’re providing wildfire safety maps to help customers prepare this season. The maps are designed to denote both Fire High Consequence Areas and potential Public Safety Power Shutoff areas. The maps show the relationship between these two areas by visually depicting them when and where these areas intersect or overlap.

The areas outlined in orange are “Fire High Consequence Areas“. These areas are at a higher risk of a catastrophic wildfire spreading quickly during extreme weather conditions. People living in fire high consequence areas should take steps to prepare by creating defensible space around their property and having a wildfire emergency plan.

The areas outlined in blue are “Potential Public Safety Power Shutoff Areas.” These are areas where, if specific extreme weather conditions are present, Pacific Power may turn off power in the interest of public safety. In the rare event of a Public Safety Power Shutoff (also known as a PSPS), we would turn off power on a circuit-by-circuit basis based on extreme weather conditions and real-time, situational information. A Public Safety Power Shutoff would be used as a last resort and with the goal of impacting as few customers as possible.

Some customers outside of Public Safety Power Shutoff areas could be impacted by a Public Safety Power Shutoff due to the interconnected nature of transmission and distribution lines.

HOW TO USE THE MAPS: Use the “Overview Map” on page one to find the number that corresponds to your residence or business location. The number matches the page number where you will find a more detailed map of your area. You can scroll, use the search function (magnifying glass), or type the number into the page number box to find the map of your area.

 Washington Maps

 California Maps

Oregon Maps:

We recommend opening the map files in Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer browsers.

Maps last updated June 25, 2019. 

There are two different layers on the maps linked in this section and are labeled accordingly.

The layer labeled “Fire High Consequence Areas” show areas that are at a higher risk of a catastrophic wildfire spreading quickly during extreme weather conditions. People living in fire high consequence areas should take steps to prepare by creating defensible space around their property and having a wildfire emergency plan.

The layer labeled “Public Safety Power Shutoff” show areas that if specific extreme weather conditions are present, Pacific Power may turn off power in the interest of public safety. In the rare event of a Public Safety Power Shutoff, we would turn off power on a circuit by circuit basis based on weather conditions and real-time, situational information.

Some customers outside of the Public Safety Power Shutoff area could be impacted by a Public Safety Power Shutoff due to the interconnected nature of transmission and distribution lines. Our goal will always be to impact as few customers as possible. 

FAQ

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Bandon School District educational assistant and coach Sean Jeffrey Hagan sentenced to 360 months in federal prison for infant abuse.

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BANDON EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT AND COACH SENTENCED TO 30 YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR SEXUALLY ABUSING AN INFANT

MEDFORD, Ore.—U.S. Attorney Billy J. Williams announced today that former Bandon School District educational assistant and coach Sean Jeffrey Haga, 33, was sentenced to 360 months in federal prison and a life term of supervised release for sexually abusing a 2-month-old infant and distributing photos of the abuse on the internet.

“Mere hours passed between FBI agents first discovering the photographic evidence of Sean Haga’s abuse online and their rescue of the infant victim assisted by local law enforcement. Unfortunately, Haga’s victimization of this child did not stop with his arrest. These images will continue to be circulated on the internet forever, a heartbreaking fact this child will one day come to understand,” said U.S. Attorney Williams. “We believe the sentence imposed will prevent Haga from abusing other children and hope that it brings some measure of solace and comfort to the victim’s family and community.”

“The sexual abuse of this victim—an infant—is reprehensible. Sean Haga’s further exploitation of this baby as he shared that abuse with other pedophiles is unconscionable. I want to thank the FBI agents and local partners at the Bandon Police Department and Coos County Sheriff’s Office who worked around the clock to rescue this child and arrest Haga,” said Renn Cannon, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI in Oregon.

On June 17, 2016, Haga shared photos depicting the sexual abuse of children online with an undercover FBI task force officer using Kik Messenger, an instant messaging mobile application. Haga told the undercover officer that he wanted to travel to have sex with the officer’s minor daughter and that he possessed photos of himself sexually abusing a minor victim. Haga sent multiple pictures depicting this abuse to the undercover officer.

The FBI worked through the night to identify the person associated with the Kik account and the location from which it was being used. Based on the information collected, FBI agents from the Medford Resident Agency were able to obtain search and arrests warrants for Haga who was arrested on June 18, 2016 without incident.

On April 25, 2018, Haga pleaded guilty to one count of sexual exploitation of a minor.

This case was investigated by the FBI and prosecuted by Judi Harper and Amy Potter, Assistant U.S. Attorneys for the District of Oregon.

This case was brought as part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative launched in May 2006 by the Department of Justice to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse. For more information about Project Safe Childhood, please visit www.justice.gov/psc.

Anyone who has information about the physical or online exploitation of children are encouraged to call the FBI at (503) 224-4181 or submit a tip online at tips.fbi.gov.

 

Firefighters Battling Wildfire Along Highway 97 South At Midland. Highway Closed.

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A wildfire has closed Highway 97 near Midland.

5:49pm a detour is reported in place on 97.

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6-26-19 5:23pm – Multiple fire engines from Klamath County Fire District 1, Oregon Department of Forestry, and Keno Fire are on scene or responding to a wildfire that started under suspicious circumstances.

Highway 97 has just been closed in the area so fire crews can access the fire better. An all call has been initiated by District 1. Trains have been stopped in the area of the fire. The fire is on the west side of the highway currently. There are 30mph gusts currently in the area causing the fire to spread. The fire is at risk of spreading and jumping the highway according to crews on scene.

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Above: The location of the fire incident. The fire is near milepost 281 on Highway 97 South. The fire is directly across the highway from Pape Machinery.

This incident and others are being covered live in our breaking news app.

Weather Outlook: Cooling Trend & Thunderstorms

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Another low pressure system is expected to bring cooler weather, wind, and possible thunderstorms this week Tuesday-Friday. Highs should only be in the 60’s during the cool down for our area. Thunderstorms are possible during this time as instability moves through.

Also, unusually windy conditions are expected on Wednesday here in the local area. Temperatures are then expected to moderate back to normal (for this time of year) by Saturday.

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Above graphic courtesy NWS Medford

Perrigo Issues Voluntary Recall For Parent’s Choice Advantage Infant Formula Milk-Based Powder With Iron

Look for lot code C26EVFV on the bottom of the container.

Perrigo Company plc is issuing a voluntary nationwide recall of 35-ounce, 992-gram containers of Parent’s Choice Advantage Infant Formula Milk-Based Powder with Iron. This product, sold exclusively at Walmart, is being recalled because of the potential presence of metal foreign matter in a single lot of the product (C26EVFV). The total number of containers affected by this recall is 23,388.

No adverse events have been reported to date, and the recall is being initiated out of an abundance of caution stemming from a consumer report. No other products or retailers are affected by this recall.

Consumers who may have purchased the product should look for Lot Code C26EVFV with a “use by” date of February 26, 2021, which can be found on the bottom of the package. Any consumers who purchased the product should discontinue use and can visit any Walmart store for a refund.

Consumers with any health-related questions should contact their healthcare provider.

Consumers with questions about Parent’s Choice Advantage Infant Formula Milk-Based Powder with Iron can contact Perrigo Consumer Affairs at 866-629-6181.

This recall is being conducted in consultation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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An Earthquake Swarm Has Occurred This Morning Off The Oregon Coast.

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At Least Eight Earthquakes Ranging From 3.2 to 5.4 Have Occurred Off The Oregon Coast Since 5:43am Today.

Today has been a very active day for earthquakes off the coast of Oregon. As of posting time, at least 8 quakes have struck in a “swarm” of quakes. There was also a  4.2 quake on 6-20, and another 3.2 off the coast of Bandon on 6-21 before today’s swarm started.

We are not aware of any reports of damage, and currently no tsunami warnings for watches have been issued.

If you would like to explore the map from the USGS about this event see the report page on their website here:

Recent Quake Report USGS

Please note that this event does not forecast or indicate for sure that additional quakes will occur in the future. However, it does warrant some watching if you are on the coast or know anyone there this weekend.

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Above: A map showing the quake swarm locations from this morning (From USGS)

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Above: A recent list of quakes off the Oregon Coast from 6-20 to 6-22 2019. 

We will continue to monitor this activity and update if needed. Want to know about stories like this faster? Consider becoming a subscriber to our breaking news app where this event and others were covered live.

An additional 2.3 quake has occurred closer to the Oregon coast near Florence just as we are posting this article.

Freeze And Frost Warnings Tonight

A dry cold front will bring colder air and light winds resulting in frost or freezing conditions.

Klamath Basin-
Northern and Eastern Klamath County and Western Lake County-
Central and Eastern Lake County-
Including the cities of Beatty, Bly, Chemult, Crescent,
Gilchrist, and Sprague River
333 AM PDT Thu Jun 20 2019

…FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 8 AM PDT FRIDAY…
…FROST ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 8 AM PDT FRIDAY…

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Freeze
Warning…which is in effect from 2 AM to 8 AM PDT Friday. A
Frost Advisory has also been issued. This Frost Advisory is in
effect from 2 AM to 8 AM PDT Friday. The Freeze Watch is no
longer in effect.

* Freeze warning low temperature…28 to 32 degrees, except some
usually colder locations could fall into mid 20s.

* Frost advosory low temperature…32 to 34 degrees.

* Locations in the freeze warning include…Crescent, Chemult, For
Rock, Silver Lake, Chiloquin, Sprague River.

* Locations in the frost advisory include…Beatty, Bly and most
other valley locations in Klamath and Lake County.

* Impacts…Sensitive vegetation could be damaged or killed by
unusually cold weather.

* View the hazard area in detail at
https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Freeze Warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or
highly likely. These conditions will kill crops and other
sensitive vegetation.

A Frost Advisory means that widespread frost is expected.
Sensitive outdoor plants may be killed if left uncovered.

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