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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
908 PM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

...Strong Winter Storm Expected above 2000 feet Sunday through
Sunday Night...

.Another winter storm will move into southwestern Oregon and
northern California Sunday. Snow levels will begin near 1000 feet
with some areas of light precipitation over northern portions of
the forecast area Sunday morning. However, snow levels will then
rise during the day on Sunday to between 2500 and 3500 feet as
precipitation increases and moves southeastward. Sunday evening
and night potential impacts from snow and blowing snow are likely
to increase as colder air arrives and snow levels lower to near
1000 feet.

ORZ030-251200-
/O.EXT.KMFR.WS.W.0008.180226T0000Z-180226T1200Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.WW.Y.0012.180226T0000Z-180226T1200Z/
Northern and Eastern Klamath County and Western Lake County-
Including the cities of Beatty, Bly, Chemult, Crescent,
Gilchrist, and Sprague River
908 PM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM SUNDAY TO 4 AM
PST MONDAY...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM SUNDAY TO
4 AM PST MONDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow is expected in the warning areas and moderate
  snow is expected in the advisory areas. Total snow accumulations
  of 6 to 10 inches are expected in the warning area. Total snow
  accumulations of 3 to 6 inches are expected in the advisory
  area.

* WHERE...Northern and Eastern Klamath County and Western Lake
  County. Highway 97, including Chemult and Crescent are in the
  warning area, as well as portions of Highway 140 between Klamath
  Falls and Lakeview. The rest of the area, including most lower
  elevation cities, are in the advisory.

* WHEN...Sunday evening through Monday morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions. Be
  prepared for significant reductions in visibility at times.
  Gusty winds are also likely to reduce visibility, at times, and
  are also likely to cause blowing and drifting snow.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* Travel is strongly discouraged for those who are inadequately
  prepared, especially in the warning area.

* 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 is expected to pose a threat to life and property.
  Take protective action now.

&&

$$

ORZ028-251200-
/O.EXT.KMFR.WS.W.0008.180226T0000Z-180226T1200Z/
Siskiyou Mountains and Southern Oregon Cascades-
Including the cities of Howard Prairie and Siskiyou Summit
908 PM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM SUNDAY TO 4 AM
PST MONDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow is expected. Total snow accumulations of 8 to
  18 inches are expected.

* WHERE...The Cascades from Crater Lake south and all of the
  Siskiyous. This includes but is not limited to Interstate 5 at
  Siskiyou Summit, Highway 140 at Lake of the Woods, and Mt.
  Ashland.

* WHEN...From 4 PM Sunday to 4 AM PST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The heaviest snow is expected over west
  facing passes like Highway 140. Siskiyou Summit is expected to
  see around 8 inches, mainly after sunset Sunday. Travel will
  become difficult to impossible. Expect snow packed roads and
  very low visibilities. Blowing and drifting snow is expected,
  at times, at higher elevations and along ridge lines.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/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.

&&

$$

ORZ029-251200-
/O.CON.KMFR.WS.W.0008.180226T0000Z-180226T1200Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.WW.Y.0012.180226T0000Z-180226T1200Z/
Klamath Basin-
Including the cities of Altamont and Klamath Falls
908 PM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM SUNDAY TO
4 AM PST MONDAY...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM SUNDAY TO
4 AM PST MONDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow is expected north and west of Klamath Falls
  with moderate snow elsewhere, to include Klamath Falls. Total
  snow accumulations of 6 to 10 inches are expected in the
  warning area. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches are
  expected in the advisory area.

* WHERE...Klamath Basin. Keno, Modoc Point, and Chiloquin are in
  the winter storm warning area. Klamath Falls and areas south
  and east are in the advisory area.

* WHEN...From 4 PM Sunday to 4 AM PST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions. Be
  prepared for significant reductions in visibility.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/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.

&&

$$

ORZ025-251200-
/O.CON.KMFR.WS.W.0008.180225T1200Z-180226T1200Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.WW.Y.0012.180225T1200Z-180226T1200Z/
Eastern Douglas County Foothills-
Including the cities of Steamboat and Toketee Falls
908 PM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SUNDAY TO
4 AM PST MONDAY ABOVE 2500 FEET...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SUNDAY TO
4 AM PST MONDAY BELOW 2500 FEET...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected above 2500 feet. Lighter snow is
  expected below 2500 feet. Above 2500 feet, total snow
  accumulations of 7 to 15 inches are expected. Below 2500 feet,
  total snow accumulations of 3 to 7 inches are expected.

* WHERE...Eastern Douglas County Foothills. Steamboat and Toketee
  Falls are in the advisory area.

* WHEN...From 4 AM Sunday to 4 AM PST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be very difficult to
  impossible in the warning area for those who are inadequately
  prepared. Snow levels are expected to begin at the valley
  floors, but then are expected to rise to 2500 feet Sunday
  afternoon before falling back to valley floors again. Blowing
  snow is expected at higher elevations, through passes, and
  along ridge lines.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/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.

&&

$$

ORZ027-251200-
/O.CON.KMFR.WS.W.0008.180225T1800Z-180226T1200Z/
South Central Oregon Cascades-
Including the cities of Crater Lake, Crescent Lake, Diamond Lake,
and Union Creek
908 PM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM SUNDAY TO
4 AM PST MONDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow is expected. Total snow accumulations of 12
  to 18 inches are expected.

* WHERE...The Cascades from Crater Lake north to near Willamette
  Pass. This includes Crater Lake, Diamond Lake, Union Creek, and
  all area highways.

* WHEN...From 4 PM Sunday to 4 AM PST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will become difficult to impossible.
  Expect snow packed roads. Blowing and drifting snow is expected,
  at times, at higher elevations, through passes, and along ridge
  lines.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/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
  imminent and poses a threat to life and property. Take
  protective action now.

&&

$$

CAZ080-251200-
/O.CON.KMFR.WS.W.0008.180226T0000Z-180226T1200Z/
Western Siskiyou County-
Including the cities of Etna and Fort Jones
908 PM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM SUNDAY TO
4 AM PST MONDAY ABOVE 2000 FEET...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 7 to
  14 inches are expected. Some locations near 2000 feet will see
  lesser amounts. Also, lighter 3 to 7 inches are expected in
  the Scott Valley.

* WHERE...Western Siskiyou County including Etna and Fort Jones.

* WHEN...From 4 PM Sunday to 4 AM PST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions. Be
  prepared for significant reductions in visibility at times.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/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.

&&

$$

CAZ081>085-ORZ031-251200-
/O.CON.KMFR.WW.Y.0012.180226T0000Z-180226T1200Z/
Central Siskiyou County-South Central Siskiyou County-
North Central and Southeast Siskiyou County-
Northeast Siskiyou and Northwest Modoc Counties-Modoc County-
Central and Eastern Lake County-
Including the cities of Yreka, Weed, Mount Shasta, Dunsmuir,
Mccloud, Tennant, Tulelake, Dorris, Alturas, Canby, Likely, Adel,
Lakeview, and Valley Falls
908 PM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM SUNDAY TO
4 AM PST MONDAY...

* WHAT...Snow and blowing snow is expected. Total snow
  accumulations of 3 to 5 inches, with locally higher amounts,
  are expected. Westerly wind gusts of 25 to 45 mph, and locally
  higher, are expected to cause blowing and drifting snow, at
  times.

* WHERE...Portions of northern California and south central
  Oregon.

* WHEN...From 4 PM Sunday to 4 AM PST Monday. The greatest
  threat of blowing snow will be Sunday evening,

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Be
  prepared for reduced visibilities at times.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/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 https://www.tripcheck.com or http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov for
  latest road conditions.

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

&&

$$

ORZ023-024-026-251200-
/O.CON.KMFR.WW.Y.0012.180226T0000Z-180226T1200Z/
Central Douglas County-Eastern Curry County and Josephine County-
Jackson County-
908 PM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM SUNDAY TO
4 AM PST MONDAY ABOVE 2000 FEET...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3
  inches, with localized amounts up to 6 inches, are expected.

* WHERE...Above 2000 feet in Central Douglas County, Eastern Curry
  County and Josephine County and Jackson County. Sexton Summit,
  Canyon Mountain Pass, and other passes along Interstate 5 are
  likely to be affected.

* WHEN...From 4 PM Sunday to 4 AM PST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snow levels are expected to begin to fall
  Sunday afternoon and evening, reaching valley floors as
  precipitation tapers off overnight Sunday into Monday morning.
  Plan on slippery road conditions during the advisory period.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/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 https://www.tripcheck.com for latest road conditions.

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

&&

$$

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