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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE...RESENT
National Weather Service Medford OR
234 PM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

ORZ027-028-181200-
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South Central Oregon Cascades-
Siskiyou Mountains and Southern Oregon Cascades-
Including the cities of Crater Lake, Crescent Lake, Diamond Lake,
Union Creek, Howard Prairie, and Siskiyou Summit
234 PM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

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

* WHAT...Snow, heavy at times and blowing snow expected. Total
  snow accumulations of 12 to 20 inches in the warning area are
  expected. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches in the
  advisory area are expected.

* WHERE...South Oregon Cascades and Siskiyous. Warning area
  includes Highway 140 near Lake of the Woods, Highway 62 from
  Union Creek to Crater Lake, Highway 138 near Diamond Lake.
  Advisory area includes Highway 66 and Interstate 5 near Siskiyou
  Summit.

* WHEN...From 4 PM this afternoon to 4 AM PST Monday. The heaviest
  snow is expected tonight and Sunday morning. There may be a
  brief pulse of heavier snowfall Monday morning at Siskiyou
  Summit, but snow will generally be lighter from Sunday afternoon
  through Monday morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions. Winds
  gusting as high as 45 mph in the highest, most exposed areas,
  will cause areas of blowing and drifting snow and significantly
  reduced 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.

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

&&

$$

ORZ025-181200-
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/O.NEW.KMFR.WS.W.0005.180218T0900Z-180219T1200Z/
Eastern Douglas County Foothills-
Including the cities of Steamboat and Toketee Falls
234 PM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM SUNDAY TO 4 AM PST
MONDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 10
  inches in the warning area are expected.

* WHERE...Eastern Douglas County Foothills to include Toketee
  Falls along Highway 138.

* WHEN...From 1 AM Sunday to 4 AM PST Monday. Heaviest snowfall is
  expected late tonight and Sunday morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions. Be
  prepared for significant reductions in visibility at times. Any
  areas exposed to gusty west winds will experience 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 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.

&&

$$

ORZ023-024-026-181200-
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/O.EXT.KMFR.WW.Y.0008.180218T1200Z-180219T1800Z/
Central Douglas County-Eastern Curry County and Josephine County-
Jackson County-
Including the cities of Drain, Elkton, Roseburg, Sutherlin,
Green, Myrtle Creek, Canyonville, Glendale, Grants Pass,
Cave Junction, Medford, and Ashland
234 PM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM SUNDAY TO 4 AM PST
MONDAY...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SUNDAY TO
10 AM PST MONDAY...

* WHAT...Snow, heavy at times, expected. For the Warning area,
  total snow accumulations of 5 to 8 inches are expected. For the
  Advisory area, total snow accumulations of 1 to 4 inches are
  expected.

* WHERE...The Warning area includes mountain passes on Interstate
  5 from Grants Pass to Roseburg, Camas Mountain on Highway 42,
  and Hayes Hill on Highway 199. The Advisory is for valleys west
  of the Cascades to include the Umpqua, Illinois, Applegate, and
  Rogue. Cities affected by the Advisory include, but are not
  limited to, Medford, Ashland, Cave Junction, Grants Pass, Shady
  Cove, and Roseburg.

* WHEN...For the Winter Storm Warning, from 1 AM Sunday to 4 AM
  PST Monday. For the Winter Weather Advisory, from 4 AM Sunday to
  10 AM PST Monday. The heavier snow on the lower mountain passes
  is expected Sunday morning. Road temperatures and spotty
  precipitation will limit impacts during the day on Sunday in
  lower valleys.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions. Be
  prepared for significant reductions in visibility at times. Wet
  roads Sunday afternoon will likely freeze and turn icy Sunday
  night.

* 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.

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

&&

$$

CAZ081-083>085-181200-
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Central Siskiyou County-
North Central and Southeast Siskiyou County-
Northeast Siskiyou and Northwest Modoc Counties-Modoc County-
Including the cities of Yreka, Weed, and Dorris
234 PM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches,
  with localized amounts up to 7 inches in the Warner Mountains,
  are expected.

* WHERE...Central and Eastern Siskiyou County and Modoc County to
  include Interstate 5 from Weed northward to the California
  border. Also, Highway 97 at Grass Lake, Mount Hebron, and Dorris
  and Highway 299 at Cedar Pass.

* WHEN...From 1 AM Sunday to 4 AM PST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Gusty
  winds will produce blowing and drifting snow. Be prepared for
  reduced visibility 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 http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov for latest road conditions.

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

&&

$$

ORZ021-022-181200-
/O.EXB.KMFR.WW.Y.0008.180219T0000Z-180219T1800Z/
South Central Oregon Coast-Curry County Coast-
Including the cities of Coos Bay, North Bend, Reedsport, Bandon,
Port Orford, Coquille, Brookings, Harbor, and Gold Beach
234 PM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM SUNDAY TO 10 AM
PST MONDAY...

* WHAT...Occasional snow showers expected. Snow accumulations a
  coating to an inch, with locally up to 2 inches, are expected.

* WHERE...Coos and Curry County coasts and coastal valleys to
  include Coquille and Myrtle Point.

* WHEN...From 4 PM Sunday to 10 AM PST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Even a quick burst of snow showers could
  create 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 http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov for latest road conditions.

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

&&

$$

ORZ029-030-181200-
/O.EXT.KMFR.WW.Y.0008.180218T0600Z-180219T1200Z/
Klamath Basin-
Northern and Eastern Klamath County and Western Lake County-
Including the cities of Altamont, Klamath Falls, Beatty, Bly,
Chemult, Crescent, Gilchrist, and Sprague River
234 PM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING
TO 4 AM PST MONDAY...

* WHAT...Snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow accumulations
  of 2 to 4 inches in lower elevations, and 4 to 8 inches near
  Chemult and high terrain areas, are expected.

* WHERE...Most of Klamath County east of the Cascades to include
  Klamath Falls and Highway 97.

* WHEN...From 10 PM this evening to 4 AM PST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Winds
  gusting as high as 45 mph in the most exposed areas will cause
  areas of blowing and drifting snow. Areas of poor visibility
  are likely.

* 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.
&&

$$

CAZ080-181200-
/O.EXT.KMFR.WW.Y.0008.180218T0900Z-180219T1200Z/
Western Siskiyou County-
Including the cities of Etna, Fort Jones, and Happy Camp
234 PM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM SUNDAY TO 4 AM
PST MONDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4
  inches, with localized amounts up to 9 inches, are expected.

* WHERE...Western Siskiyou County to include portions of Highway
  96, Highway 3, and Etna Summit on Sawyers Bar Road. Towns
  affected include Seiad Valley, Happy Camp and Fort Jones.

* WHEN...From 1 AM Sunday to 4 AM PST Monday.

* 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 http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov for latest road conditions.

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

&&

$$

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