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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
244 PM PST Sun Feb 26 2017


ORZ026-271200-
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Jackson County-
Including the city of Ashland
244 PM PST Sun Feb 26 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST MONDAY...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST
MONDAY...

* Snow accumulations in the Warning area: 4 to 8 inches.

* Snow accumulations in the Advisory area: 1 to 3 inches.

* Elevation: Generally above 1500 feet.

* Locations in the Warning include: Prospect, Dead Indian
  Memorial Road, and portions of Highways 62, 140, and 227 in
  the foothills of the Cascades and in the Umpqua Divide.

* Locations in the Advisory include: Interstate 5 from Phoenix
  to Ashland, higher elevation areas in Medford including
  surrounding hills, Butte Falls, Evans Valley, Highways 62 and
  227 near and north of Shady Cove, Ruch, and Highway 238 at
  Jacksonville Hill.

* Timing: The highest snowfall rates are expected this afternoon.

* Impacts: Snowfall could create slippery, snow covered roads,
  and reduce visibilities to less than a half mile at times.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  http://weather.gov/medford/hazard

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

* Stock emergency kit with tire chains, flashlight, batteries,
  blankets, food, water, and medications.

* Plan now to avoid traveling during the storm.

* Travel is strongly discouraged because of dangerous conditions.

* A Winter Storm Warning means that severe winter weather is
  likely and poses a threat to life and property. Take
  protective action now.

* A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
  will cause travel difficulties.

&&

$$

ORZ025-271200-
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Eastern Douglas County Foothills-
Including the cities of Steamboat and Toketee Falls
244 PM PST Sun Feb 26 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST MONDAY...

* Snow accumulations: 5 to 10 inches.

* Timing: The highest snowfall rates, around one inch per hour,
  are likely this afternoon.

* Locations include: Steamboat, Toketee Falls, and Highway 138.

* Impacts: Snow will create slippery, snow covered roads, and
  reduce visibilities to less than a half mile at times.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  http://weather.gov/medford/hazard

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

* Stock emergency kit with tire chains, flashlight, batteries,
  blankets, food, water, and medications.

* 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.

* A Winter Storm Warning means that severe winter weather is
  likely and poses a threat to life and property. Take
  protective action now.

&&

$$

ORZ023-024-271200-
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Central Douglas County-Eastern Curry County and Josephine County-
Including the cities of Glendale and Cave Junction
244 PM PST Sun Feb 26 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST
MONDAY...

* Snow accumulations: 2 to 4 inches with 4 to 8 inches above
  2000 feet..

* Elevation: Generally above 1500 feet.

* Timing: The highest snowfall rates are expected this afternoon.

* Locations include: Glendale, Azalea, Tiller, Interstate 5 from
  Sexton Pass to Canyonville, Cave Junction, Highway 199 from
  Hayes Hill to Obrien, Highway 42 at Camas Mountain Pass, and
  Highway 227.

* Impacts: Any heavier snow showers, even during the afternoon,
  could quickly create slushy conditions on roadways. Snowfall
  will reduce visibilities to less than a half mile at times.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  http://weather.gov/medford/hazard

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

* A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
  will cause travel difficulties.

* 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.

&&

$$

ORZ027-028-271200-
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South Central Oregon Cascades-
Siskiyou Mountains and Southern Oregon Cascades-
Including the cities of Crater Lake, Crescent Lake, Diamond Lake,
and Union Creek
244 PM PST Sun Feb 26 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST
MONDAY...

* Snow accumulations: 6 to 12 inches. Around 3 inches expected
  near Siskiyou Summit on Interstate 5.

* Winds: West 15 to 25 mph.

* Timing: Highest snowfall rates, around one inch per hour, are
  expected this afternoon.

* Locations include: Highways 138, 230, and 62 near Diamond Lake
  and Crater Lake. Highway 140 near Lake of the Woods. Mount
  Ashland Ski Road.

* Impacts: Roads are expected to become snow covered in heavier
  snow showers. Blowing snow will reduce visibilities at times
  to less than one quarter mile.

* 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.

&&

$$

CAZ080-271200-
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Western Siskiyou County-
244 PM PST Sun Feb 26 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST
MONDAY...

* Snow accumulations: 3 to 6 inches. Up to 1 foot above 3500
  feet elevation.

* Elevation: Mostly above 1500 feet.

* Timing: The highest snowfall rates are expected this afternoon.

* Locations include: Higher portions of Highway 96 from Seiad
  Valley to Somes Bar. Sawyers Bar Road west of Etna, and the
  higher terrain of Western Siskiyou County.

* Impacts: Snow will create slippery, snow covered roads, and
  reduce visibilities to less than a half mile or less, at
  times.

* 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.

&&

$$

CAZ082-271200-
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South Central Siskiyou County-
Including the city of Mccloud
244 PM PST Sun Feb 26 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST
MONDAY...

* Snow accumulations: 3 to 6 inches.

* Timing: The highest snowfall rates are expected this afternoon.

* Locations include: McCloud, and Highway 89 from Snowman`s
  Summit to the Shasta County line.

* Impacts: Roads are expected to become snow covered in heavier
  snow showers. Travel may be difficult at times.

* 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.

&&

$$

ORZ029-030-271200-
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Klamath Basin-
Northern and Eastern Klamath County and Western Lake County-
Including the cities of Chemult and Crescent
244 PM PST Sun Feb 26 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST
MONDAY...

* Snow accumulations: 3 to 6 inches.

* Timing: The highest snowfall rates are expected this afternoon.

* Locations include: Highway 97 at Modoc Point, and from Spring
  Creek to Crescent.

* Impacts: Roads are expected to become snow covered in heavier
  snow showers. Travel may be difficult at times.

* 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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