Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
402 AM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

ORZ023-025-281815-
CENTRAL DOUGLAS COUNTY-EASTERN DOUGLAS COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DRAIN...ELKTON...ROSEBURG...SUTHERLIN...
GREEN...MYRTLE CREEK...CANYONVILLE...GLENDALE...STEAMBOAT...
TOKETEE FALLS
402 AM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SNOW EXPECTED OVER THE CASCADE FOOTHILLS SUNDAY NIGHT INTO
MONDAY...

A MODIFIED ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SOUTH THROUGH THE REGION
SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY, BRINGING LOWER ELEVATION SNOWFALL AND
LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS. SNOW LEVELS OF AROUND 3000 FEET SUNDAY
EVENING ARE EXPECTED TO DROP TO 1200 FEET BY MONDAY MORNING.
DURING THAT TIME, ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL MAY RESULT IN SOME TRAVEL
DIFFICULTIES ALONG AREA ROADS.

ELEVATIONS BETWEEN 1500 AND 2500 FEET CAN EXPECT AN INCH OR TWO
OF SNOW BY THE TIME PRECIPITATION COMES TO AN END MONDAY
AFTERNOON. MEANWHILE, ELEVATIONS ABOVE 2500 FEET CAN EXPECT 2 TO 4
INCHES OF SNOW, WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. NO
ACCUMULATING SNOW IS EXPECTED IN THE VALLEY FLOORS AT THIS TIME.

TRAVELERS IN THE AFFECTED AREAS SHOULD TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS TO
PREPARE FOR WINTRY CONDITIONS AND SNOW COVERED ROADS. STAY TUNED
FOR FORECAST UPDATES, AND CHECK STATE TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENTS
FOR ROAD CONDITIONS PRIOR TO TRAVEL.




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ORZ024-026-281815-
EASTERN CURRY COUNTY AND JOSEPHINE COUNTY-JACKSON COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GRANTS PASS...CAVE JUNCTION...MEDFORD...
ASHLAND
402 AM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

...LOW ELEVATION SNOW EXPECTED SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY...

A MODIFIED ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SOUTH THROUGH THE REGION
SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY, BRINGING LOWER ELEVATION SNOWFALL AND
LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS. SNOW LEVELS OF AROUND 3000 FEET SUNDAY
EVENING ARE EXPECTED TO DROP TO THE VALLEY FLOORS BY MONDAY
AFTERNOON. DURING THAT TIME, ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL MAY RESULT IN
SOME TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES ALONG AREA ROADS.

ELEVATIONS BETWEEN 1500 AND 2500 FEET CAN EXPECT UP TO AN INCH
SNOW BY THE TIME PRECIPITATION COMES TO AN END MONDAY AFTERNOON.
MEANWHILE, ELEVATIONS ABOVE 2500 FEET CAN EXPECT 1 TO 2 INCHES OF
SNOW, WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. UP TO A HALF INCH OF
SNOW IS POSSIBLE IN THE ROGUE VALLEY IN JACKSON COUNTY AND NEAR
HAYES HILL IN JOSEPHINE COUNTY MONDAY.

TRAVELERS IN THESE AREAS SHOULD TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS TO PREPARE
FOR WINTRY CONDITIONS AND SNOW COVERED ROADS. STAY TUNED FOR
FORECAST UPDATES, AND CHECK STATE TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENTS FOR
ROAD CONDITIONS PRIOR TO TRAVEL.

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BPN


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