Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Medford OR
308 PM PST Thu Feb 23 2017

CAZ080-082-083-ORZ023>028-241200-
Western Siskiyou County-South Central Siskiyou County-
North Central and Southeast Siskiyou County-
Central Douglas County-Eastern Curry County and Josephine County-
Eastern Douglas County Foothills-Jackson County-
South Central Oregon Cascades-
Siskiyou Mountains and Southern Oregon Cascades-
Including the cities of Etna, Fort Jones, Happy Camp,
Mount Shasta, Dunsmuir, Mccloud, Tennant, Drain, Elkton,
Roseburg, Sutherlin, Green, Myrtle Creek, Canyonville, Glendale,
Grants Pass, Cave Junction, Steamboat, Toketee Falls, Medford,
Ashland, Crater Lake, Crescent Lake, Diamond Lake, Union Creek,
Howard Prairie, and Siskiyou Summit
308 PM PST Thu Feb 23 2017

...Potential for Heavy Snow for portions of the westside, the
Mountains and Northern California Sunday afternoon and night...

A strong storm is expected to produce moderate to heavy snow for
portions of the west side, the mountains and northern California
Sunday afternoon through Sunday night. Confidence has increased
that snow will occur, but uncertainty remains as to how much snow
will fall and how low snow levels will be.

The most likely locations for travel impacts will be Interstate 5
at Siskiyou Summit and in the Mount Shasta area, Highway 89 east
of Mount Shasta City and the Cascades passes in Oregon.

The higher passes on Interstate 5 between Grants Pass and
Canyonville could also be impacted Sunday afternoon and night.

Those planning to travel through southwest Oregon and Northern
California Sunday through Sunday night should monitor forecasts
and plan accordingly.

$$

Petrucelli



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