Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Medford OR
316 PM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

ORZ027-028-181500-
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
316 PM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

A snowstorm will likely be bringing advisory level snows to most
of the Cascades and Siskiyous. This includes portions of
Interstate 5 at Siskiyou Summit, Crater Lake, Mt. Ashland, and
Diamond Lake. Snow amounts at Siskiyou Summit are expected to be
between 3 to 6 inches. In the Cascades, amounts of 8 to 12 inches
with locally higher amounts of up to 15 inches possible. This
could create travel difficulties for those traveling in those
areas.


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ORZ023-024-181500-
Central Douglas County-Eastern Curry County and Josephine County-
Including the cities of Drain, Elkton, Roseburg, Sutherlin,
Green, Myrtle Creek, Canyonville, Glendale, Grants Pass,
and Cave Junction
316 PM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

A snowstorm may bring accumulating snow to elevations above 1000
feet on Tuesday night and Wednesday. This will include the passes
along Interstate 5 between Grants Pass and Roseburg where 2 to 4
inches is possible. Additionally, the Illinois Valley and Highway
199 could see 1 to 3 inches of snow. This could create travel
difficulties for those traveling in those areas.


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ORZ030-031-181500-
Northern and Eastern Klamath County and Western Lake County-
Central and Eastern Lake County-
Including the cities of Beatty, Bly, Chemult, Crescent,
Gilchrist, Sprague River, Adel, Lakeview, and Valley Falls
316 PM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

A snowstorm may bring advisory level amounts to areas east of the
Cascades on Tuesday and Wednesday. This may affect holiday travel
along the passes.


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