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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
222 PM PST SUN DEC 4 2016

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SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON CASCADES-
SISKIYOU MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHERN OREGON CASCADES-KLAMATH BASIN-
NORTHERN AND EASTERN KLAMATH COUNTY AND WESTERN LAKE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CRATER LAKE...DIAMOND LAKE
222 PM PST SUN DEC 4 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS
EVENING...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 10 INCHES...EXCEPT FOR NEAR CRATER
  LAKE WHICH WILL SEE 11 TO 15 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WILL CREATE AREAS OF BLOWING
  AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* ELEVATION...ABOVE 5000 FEET.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES THROUGH EARLY EVENING.
  SNOW WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH LATE THIS EVENING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...HIGHWAYS 58...138...230...62 AND 140 ABOVE
  5000 FEET. THE GREATEST AMOUNTS WILL BE IN THE CRATER LAKE
  AREA.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS COMBINED WITH HEAVY SNOW RATES WILL
  REDUCE VISIBILITY. ROAD SURFACES ARE ALREADY BELOW FREEZING...
  SO ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED QUICKLY. TRAVEL WILL BE
  DIFFICULT AND UNPLOWED ROADS MAY BECOME IMPASSABLE.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS.

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