Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
359 PM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

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SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON CASCADES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CRATER LAKE...DIAMOND LAKE
359 PM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST SATURDAY
ABOVE 5000 FEET...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS
EVENING TO 10 AM PST SATURDAY ABOVE 4000 FEET...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...11 TO 15 INCHES ABOVE 5000 FEET AND 7 TO 11
  INCHES ABOVE 4000 FEET. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE
  NEAR CRATER LAKE NATIONAL PARK.

* WINDS...WEST WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH.

* ELEVATION...WARNING INCLUDES ELEVATIONS ABOVE 5000 FEET AND
  ADVISORY INCLUDES ELEVATIONS ABOVE 4000 FEET. SNOW LEVELS WILL
  LOWER FROM 6000 FEET THIS EVENING TO BELOW 4000 FEET BY LATE
  SATURDAY MORNING.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL AFFECT ELEVATIONS ABOVE 5000 FEET THIS
  EVENING THEN SNOW LEVELS LOWER OVERNIGHT. HIGHEST SNOWFALL RATES
  WILL BE FROM AROUND MIDNIGHT TO 5 AM. SNOWFALL RATES WILL
  DIMINISH THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...HIGHWAYS 62...138...140 AND 230.

* IMPACTS...SNOW PACKED ROADS WILL CAUSE DANGEROUS DRIVING
  CONDITIONS. SNOW AND GUSTY WINDS WILL CAUSED REDUCED VISIBILITY
  AND LOCAL WHITEOUT CONDITIONS.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* TRAVEL IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED BECAUSE OF DANGEROUS CONDITIONS.

* IF YOU MUST TRAVEL... KEEP TIRE CHAINS... A FLASHLIGHT...
  BLANKETS... FOOD... WATER... MEDICATIONS... AND A FULLY
  CHARGED PHONE WITH YOU.

* THE SAFEST PLACE DURING A WINTER STORM IS INDOORS.

* A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS THAT SEVERE WINTER WEATHER IS
  LIKELY AND POSES A THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY. TAKE
  PROTECTIVE ACTION NOW.

&&

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SISKIYOU MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHERN OREGON CASCADES-
359 PM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST SATURDAY
ABOVE 5000 FEET...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS
EVENING TO 10 AM PST SATURDAY ABOVE 4000 FEET...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...11 TO 15 INCHES ABOVE 5000 FEET AND 7 TO
  11 INCHES ABOVE 4000 FEET.

* WINDS...WEST WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH.

* ELEVATION...WARNING INCLUDES ELEVATIONS ABOVE 5000 FEET AND
  ADVISORY INCLUDES ELEVATIONS ABOVE 4000 FEET. SNOW LEVELS WILL
  LOWER FROM 6000 FEET FRIDAY AFTERNOON TO BELOW 4000 FEET BY
  LATE SATURDAY MORNING.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN TO AFFECT THE PASSES DURING THE LATE
  EVENING...THE HIGHEST RATES WILL BE AROUND MIDNIGHT TO 5 AM.
  SNOWFALL RATES WILL DIMINISH THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...HIGHWAYS 62...138...140 AND 230.

* IMPACTS...SNOW WILL COMBINE WITH GUSTY WINDS TO CAUSE POSSIBLE
  PERIODS OF WHITEOUT CONDITIONS.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* TRAVEL IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED BECAUSE OF DANGEROUS CONDITIONS.

* IF YOU MUST TRAVEL... KEEP TIRE CHAINS... A FLASHLIGHT...
  BLANKETS... FOOD... WATER... MEDICATIONS... AND A FULLY
  CHARGED PHONE WITH YOU.

* THE SAFEST PLACE DURING A WINTER STORM IS INDOORS.

* A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS THAT SEVERE WINTER WEATHER IS
  LIKELY AND POSES A THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY. TAKE
  PROTECTIVE ACTION NOW.

&&

$$

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KLAMATH BASIN-
NORTHERN AND EASTERN KLAMATH COUNTY AND WESTERN LAKE COUNTY-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LAKE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...CHEMULT
359 PM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS
EVENING TO 10 AM PST SATURDAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 5 INCHES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN TO FALL AROUND MIDNIGHT...THE HIGHEST
  RATES WILL BE AROUND MIDNIGHT TO 5 AM. SNOWFALL RATES WILL
  DIMINISH THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

* ELEVATION...ABOVE 4000 FEET

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...HIGHWAY 97 NEAR CHEMULT...HIGHWAY 140 EAST
  OF BLY...THE WINTER RIM AND THE WARNERS.

* IMPACTS...SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES...REDUCING VISIBILITIES.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* SLOW DOWN AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

* CARRY TIRE CHAINS AND BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND
  LIMITED VISIBILITIES.

* SEE WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/CAMS FOR LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS.

* A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
  WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES.

&&

$$

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MODOC COUNTY-
359 PM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS
EVENING TO 10 AM PST SATURDAY ABOVE 5500 FEET...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.

* ELEVATION...ABOVE 5500 FEET

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN TO ACCUMULATE AROUND MIDNIGHT...THE
  HIGHEST RATES WILL BE AROUND 3AM TO 7 AM. SNOWFALL RATES WILL
  DIMINISH THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...WINTER RIM AND THE WARNERS.

* IMPACTS...SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES...REDUCING VISIBILITIES.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* SLOW DOWN AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

* CARRY TIRE CHAINS AND BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND
  LIMITED VISIBILITIES.

* SEE WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/CAMS FOR LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS.

* A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
  WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES.

&&

$$


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