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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
318 PM PST MON DEC 5 2016

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SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON CASCADES-
SISKIYOU MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHERN OREGON CASCADES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CRATER LAKE...CRESCENT LAKE...
DIAMOND LAKE...UNION CREEK...HOWARD PRAIRIE...SISKIYOU SUMMIT
318 PM PST MON DEC 5 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST
TUESDAY...
...WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS CANCELLED THE WINTER
STORM WARNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 12 INCHES WITH 10 TO 13 INCHES NEAR
  CRATER LAKE.

* WINDS...WEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WILL CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING
  AND DRIFTING SNOW AND LOW VISIBILITY...MAINLY OVER THE HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES LATE THIS AFTERNOON
  THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE...THE CASCADES FROM LAKE OF
  THE WOODS NORTH. THIS INCLUDES CRATER LAKE...DIAMOND LAKE AND
  PORTIONS OF HIGHWAY 140...62 AND 232 NEAR UNION CREEK.

* LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY INCLUDE...THE CASCADES AND SISKIYOUS
  SOUTH OF LAKE OF THE WOODS. THIS INCLUDES HOWARD PRAIRIE...
  INTERSTATE 5 AT SISKIYOU SUMMIT...MOUNT ASHLAND...AND DEAD
  INDIAN MEMORIAL HIGHWAY.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES WILL CAUSE
  TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND ICY.
  HIGHER RURAL AND UNPLOWED ROADS WILL BECOME IMPASSABLE DUE TO
  HEAVY SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* TRAVEL IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED...ESPECIALLY IN WARNING
  AREAS...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 WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
  WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES.

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

* 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
  IMMINENT, AND POSES A THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY. TAKE
  PROTECTIVE ACTION NOW.

&&

$$

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SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON COAST-CENTRAL DOUGLAS COUNTY-
EASTERN CURRY COUNTY AND JOSEPHINE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...GLENDALE
318 PM PST MON DEC 5 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 AM PST TUESDAY ABOVE 2000 FEET...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO 10 AM PST TUESDAY ABOVE 1500 FEET...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 9 INCHES ABOVE 2000 FEET...WITH 1 TO
  3 INCHES BETWEEN 1500 AND 2000 FEET. HIGHER PEAKS MAY SEE UP
  TO 1 FOOT.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL DEVELOP EARLY EVENING AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. SNOW INTENSITY IS LIKELY TO PEAK AND
  SNOW LEVELS WILL BE THE LOWEST AROUND DAWN TUESDAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDED IN THE WARNING...MAINLY RURAL LOCATIONS IN
  THE KALMIOPSIS WILDERNESS AND HIGHWAY 227 FROM TILLER TO THE
  UMPQUA DIVIDE.

* LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY...ALL THE PASSES ALONG INTERSTATE 5
  BETWEEN GRANTS PASS AND ROSEBURG INCLUDING SEXTON SUMMIT AND
  CANYON CREEK. HIGHWAY 199 NEAR HAYES HILL IS ALSO INCLUDED.

* OTHER LOCATIONS...WHILE SNOW MAY FALL IN LOWER LOCATIONS SUCH
  AS GRANTS PASS AND ROSEBURG...LITTLE TO NO SNOW ACCUMULATION
  IS EXPECTED DUE TO WARM SURFACES. ONLY ISOLATED ACCUMULATIONS
  AND IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED IN THESE LOCATIONS.

* IMPACTS...SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES ON LOCAL ROADS...
  INCLUDING PORTIONS OF INTERSTATE 5. HIGHER AND UNPLOWED RURAL
  ROADS MAY BECOME IMPASSABLE DUE TO HEAVY SNOW.

* 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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JACKSON COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MEDFORD...ASHLAND
318 PM PST MON DEC 5 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING
TO 10 AM PST TUESDAY ABOVE 2000 FEET...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS
EVENING TO 10 AM PST TUESDAY ABOVE 1500 FEET...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 9 INCHES ABOVE 2000 FEET...WITH A
  TRACE TO 3 INCHES BETWEEN 1500 AND 2000 FEET. HIGHER PEAKS MAY
  SEE UP TO 1 FOOT.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL DEVELOP OVER THE MOUNTAINS THIS
  EVENING AND CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. SNOW LEVELS WILL
  LOWER TO THE VALLEY FLOORS LATE TONIGHT WITH SNOW FALLING AT
  LOWER LOCATIONS. SNOW INTENSITY IS LIKELY TO PEAK AND SNOW
  LEVELS WILL BE THE LOWEST AROUND MID MORNING TUESDAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDED IN THE WARNING...BUTTE FALLS...THE HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS INCLUDING HIGHWAY 62 FROM PROSPECT NORTH...HIGHWAY
  140 NEAR THE COUNTY LINE...AND HIGHWAY 227 FROM TRAIL TO THE
  UMPQUA DIVIDE.

* LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY...ASHLAND...TALENT...JACKSONVILLE
  AND MOST OTHER LOCATIONS IN JACKSON COUNTY ABOVE 1500 FEET
  INCLUDING INTERSTATE 5 AT BLACKWELL HILL AND HIGHWAY 238 AT
  JACKSONVILLE HILL. THE CITY OF MEDFORD IS ONLY EXPECTED TO SEE
  ISOLATED MINOR ACCUMULATIONS.

* OTHER LOCATIONS...WHILE SNOW MAY FALL IN LOWER LOCATIONS SUCH
  AS GOLD HILL AND ROGUE RIVER...LITTLE TO NO ACCUMULATION IS
  EXPECTED DUE TO WARM GROUND SURFACES. ONLY ISOLATED
  ACCUMULATIONS AND IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED IN THESE LOCATIONS.

* IMPACTS...SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES ON LOCAL ROADS...
  INCLUDING PORTIONS OF INTERSTATE 5. HIGHER RURAL AND UNPLOWED
  ROADS MAY BECOME IMPASSABLE DUE TO HEAVY SNOW.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* TRAVEL IS DISCOURAGED... ESPECIALLY IN WARNING AREAS...
  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 WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
  WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES.

* 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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EASTERN DOUGLAS COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STEAMBOAT...TOKETEE FALLS
318 PM PST MON DEC 5 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST TUESDAY
ABOVE 2000 FEET...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST
TUESDAY ABOVE 2000 FEET...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 12 INCHES ABOVE 2000 FEET...WITH 3
  TO 6 INCHES BETWEEN 1500 AND 2000 FEET. HIGHER PEAKS MAY SEE
  UP TO 18 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. SNOW
  LEVELS WILL LOWER WITH SNOW FALLING AT LOWER LOCATIONS LATE THIS
  AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. SNOW INTENSITY IS LIKELY TO
  PEAK AND SNOW LEVELS WILL BE THE LOWEST AROUND DAWN TUESDAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDED IN THE WARNING...MOST OF THE AREA INCLUDING
  PORTIONS OF HIGHWAY 138 ABOVE TOKETEE FALLS.

* LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY...PORTIONS OF HIGHWAY 138 BELOW
  TOKETEE FALLS.

* IMPACTS...SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES ON LOCAL ROADS...
  INCLUDING PORTIONS OF HIGHWAY 138. HIGHER RURAL AND UNPLOWED
  ROADS MAY BECOME IMPASSABLE DUE TO HEAVY SNOW.

* 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.

&&

$$

ORZ031-060730-
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CENTRAL AND EASTERN LAKE COUNTY-
318 PM PST MON DEC 5 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 10 AM PST TUESDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES. ISOLATED PEAKS MAY RECEIVE
  UP TO A FOOT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...PORTIONS OF HIGHWAY 97 NEAR MODOC
  POINT...FROM CHEMULT NORTHWARD...HIGHWAY 140 OVER THE WARNERS AS
  WELL AS RURAL LOCATIONS IN THE FREMONT WINEMA NATIONAL FOREST.

* IMPACTS...SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES DUE TO SNOW
  PACKED ROADS AND OCCASIONAL LOW 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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CENTRAL SISKIYOU COUNTY-
NORTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST SISKIYOU COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...YREKA
318 PM PST MON DEC 5 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 AM PST TUESDAY ABOVE 1500 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS
EVENING TO 10 AM PST TUESDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 7 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL DEVELOP OVER THE MOUNTAINS THIS
  EVENING AND CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. SNOW LEVELS WILL
  LOWER TO 1500 LATE TONIGHT WITH SNOW FALLING AT LOWER
  LOCATIONS. SNOW INTENSITY IS LIKELY TO PEAK AND SNOW LEVELS
  WILL BE THE LOWEST AROUND MID MORNING TUESDAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...MAINLY RURAL LOCATIONS OF WESTERN SISKIYOU
  COUNTY...INCLUDING ETNA SUMMIT BETWEEN ETNA AND SAWYERS BAR.

* IMPACTS...SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES DUE TO SNOW
  PACKED ROADS AND OCCASIONAL LOW 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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KLAMATH BASIN-
NORTHERN AND EASTERN KLAMATH COUNTY AND WESTERN LAKE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHEMULT...CRESCENT
318 PM PST MON DEC 5 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST
TUESDAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES. ISOLATED PEAKS MAY RECEIVE
  UP TO A FOOT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...PORTIONS OF HIGHWAY 97 NEAR MODOC POINT
  AND FROM CHEMULT NORTHWARD...AS WELL AS RURAL LOCATIONS IN THE
  FREMONT WINEMA NATIONAL FOREST.

* IMPACTS...SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES DUE TO SNOW
  PACKED ROADS AND OCCASIONAL LOW 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.

&&

$$

CAZ080-060730-
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WESTERN SISKIYOU COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...FORT JONES
318 PM PST MON DEC 5 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS
EVENING TO 10 AM PST TUESDAY ABOVE 1500 FEET...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 12 INCHES ABOVE 3000 FEET WITH 3 TO
  6 INCHES BETWEEN 1500 AND 3000 FEET.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL DEVELOP OVER THE MOUNTAINS THIS
  EVENING AND CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. SNOW LEVELS WILL
  LOWER TO 1500 LATE TONIGHT WITH SNOW FALLING AT LOWER
  LOCATIONS. SNOW INTENSITY IS LIKELY TO PEAK AND SNOW LEVELS
  WILL BE THE LOWEST AROUND MID MORNING TUESDAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...MAINLY RURAL LOCATIONS OF WESTERN SISKIYOU
  COUNTY...INCLUDING ETNA SUMMIT BETWEEN ETNA AND SAWYERS BAR.

* IMPACTS...SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES DUE TO SNOW
  PACKED ROADS AND OCCASIONAL LOW 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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