Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
229 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...A HEAVY...WET SNOWSTORM WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS MORNING IN
SISKIYOU COUNTY...FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER STORM SATURDAY NIGHT INTO
SUNDAY...

.TWO STORMS WILL TAKE AIM AT THE REGION THIS WEEKEND. THE FIRST
STORM ONE WILL PRODUCE HEAVY...WET SNOW OVER MUCH OF SISKIYOU
COUNTY...INCLUDING THE MOUNT SHASTA REGION...THROUGH THIS MORNING.
A RELATIVE BREAK IN THE ACTION IS EXPECTED FRIDAY NIGHT INTO
SATURDAY...THEN A SECOND STORM WILL DUMP ANOTHER ROUND OF HEAVY
WET SNOW IN THE SAME AREAS. HEAVY SNOW WILL SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACT
TRAVEL ALONG INTERSTATE 5 AND HIGHWAY 89...AND MAY DOWN TREES
AND POWER LINES.

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CENTRAL AND EASTERN LAKE COUNTY-
229 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS CANCELLED THE WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY.

SIGNIFICANT SNOW IS NOT EXPECTED IN THE LAKE COUNTY AREA.

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WESTERN SISKIYOU COUNTY-
NORTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST SISKIYOU COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ETNA, FORT JONES, AND TENNANT
229 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON...
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS IN THE WARNING AREA...8 TO 12 INCHES. UP TO 20
  INCHES OF NEW SNOW IS EXPECTED IN THE MOUNTAINS.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING AREA INCLUDE...HIGH TERRAIN OF WESTERN
  SISKIYOU COUNTY...INCLUDING STATE HIGHWAY 3 OVER SCOTT MOUNTAIN
  SUMMIT...SAWYERS BAR ROAD BETWEEN ETNA AND SAWYERS BAR...AND
  HIGHWAY 97 NORTHEAST OF WEED.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS IN THE ADVISORY AREA: 4 TO 8 INCHES.

* LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY AREA INCLUDE: THE SCOTT
  VALLEY...INCLUDING ETNA AND FORT JONES...AND HIGHWAY 97 FROM
  GRASS LAKE TO MOUNT HEBRON.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING AND TAPER OFF THROUGH
  THE AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY WET SNOW WILL PRODUCE EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS DUE TO LOW VISIBILITY AND SNOW COVERED ROADS. SOME
  ROADS COULD BECOME IMPASSABLE. THE HEAVY...WET SNOW COULD ALSO
  SNAP TREE LIMBS AND DOWN POWER LINES.

* WINTER STORM WATCH SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...ANOTHER STORM MAY
  BRING 1 TO 3 FEET OF SNOW TO THE MOUNTAINS ABOVE 3000 FEET. HIGH
  SNOWFALL RATES AND VERY HEAVY SNOW TOTALS MAY CREATE DIFFICULT
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS INCLUDING SNOW PACKED OR IMPASSABLE ROADS AND
  LOW VISIBILITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* 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.

* SEE WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/CAMS FOR LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS.

* A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS THAT SEVERE WINTER
  WEATHER IS IMMINENT 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.

* TRAVEL IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED BECAUSE OF DANGEROUS CONDITIONS.

&&

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CENTRAL SISKIYOU COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF YREKA AND WEED
229 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS IN THE WARNING AREA...4 TO 8 INCHES...WITH 10
  TO 15 INCHES EXPECTED IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING AREA INCLUDE...INTERSTATE 5 AND HIGHWAY
  97 NEAR WEED.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS IN THE ADVISORY AREA...2 TO 4 INCHES.

* LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY AREA INCLUDE...INTERSTATE 5 BETWEEN
  YREKA AND GAZELLE...AND NORTH OF HORNBROOK.

* WINDS...SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS CAUSING SOME
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. WINDS COULD GUST TO 50 MPH TONIGHT
  INTO FRIDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING AND TAPER OFF THROUGH
  THE AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY WET SNOW WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS DUE TO LOW VISIBILITY AND SNOW COVERED ROADS. SOME
  ROADS COULD BECOME IMPASSABLE. THE HEAVY...WET SNOW COULD ALSO
  SNAP TREE LIMBS AND DOWN POWER LINES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* 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.

* SEE WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/CAMS FOR LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS.

* A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS THAT SEVERE WINTER
  WEATHER IS IMMINENT 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.

* TRAVEL IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED BECAUSE OF DANGEROUS CONDITIONS.

&&

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SOUTH CENTRAL SISKIYOU COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MOUNT SHASTA, DUNSMUIR, AND MCCLOUD
229 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON...
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 12 INCHES. UP TO 20 INCHES OF NEW
  SNOW IS EXPECTED IN THE MOUNTAINS.

* WINDS...SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING AND TAPER OFF THROUGH
  THE AFTERNOON.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...MOUNT SHASTA...MCCLOUD...INCLUDING INTERSTATE
  5 AND HIGHWAY 89.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY WET SNOW WILL PRODUCE EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS DUE TO LOW VISIBILITY AND SNOW COVERED ROADS. SOME
  ROADS COULD BECOME IMPASSABLE. THE HEAVY...WET SNOW COULD ALSO
  SNAP TREE LIMBS AND DOWN POWER LINES.

* SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...ANOTHER STORM MAY BRING 1 TO 2 FEET
  OF SNOW TO THE MT. SHASTA AREA AND UP TO 3 FEET IN MOUNTAINS
  ABOVE 5000 FEET. HIGH SNOWFALL RATES AND VERY HEAVY SNOW TOTALS
  MAY CREATE DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS INCLUDING SNOW PACKED OR
  IMPASSABLE ROADS AND LOW VISIBILITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* 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.

* SEE WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/CAMS FOR LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS.

* A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS THAT SEVERE WINTER
  WEATHER IS IMMINENT AND POSES A THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY.
  TAKE PROTECTIVE ACTION NOW.

* A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR
  SIGNIFICANT SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY
  IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

* TRAVEL IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED BECAUSE OF DANGEROUS CONDITIONS.

&&

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MODOC COUNTY-
229 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS UP TO 8
  INCHES.

* WINDS...SOUTH 15 TO 25 WITH GUST TO 35 MPH.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN TONIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY.
  BRIEF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW IS POSSIBLE.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...HIGHWAY 299 EAST OF ALTURAS.

* IMPACTS...WET SNOW WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS
  TODAY. SOME ROADS COULD BECOME IMPASSABLE.

* 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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SISKIYOU MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHERN OREGON CASCADES-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF SISKIYOU SUMMIT
229 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES. UP TO 10 INCHES POSSIBLE
  NEAR MOUNT ASHLAND.

* TIMING...STEADY SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING...THEN TAPER OFF
  THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...MOUNT ASHLAND...INTERSTATE 5 NEAR SISKIYOU
  SUMMIT...HIGHWAY 66 EAST OF ASHLAND AND HIGHWAY 140 NEAR LAKE OF
  THE WOODS.

* IMPACTS...WET SNOW WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS
  TODAY. SOME ROADS COULD BECOME IMPASSABLE.

* 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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