Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
417 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...ANOTHER STRONG WINTER STORM BRINGS ANOTHER ROUND OF MODERATE
TO HEAVY SNOW TO THE MOUNTAINS AND EAST OF THE CASCADES TONIGHT
INTO SATURDAY MORNING...

.THE NEXT ROUND IN A SERIES OF WINTER STORMS MOVES INTO THE
REGION THIS EVENING. SNOW LEVELS START ABOVE 5000 FEET AND LOWER
BELOW 4000 FEET SATURDAY MORNING. A DRY SLOT MOVES INTO THE
REGION LATE MORNING, CUTTING OFF THE PRECIPITATION.

ORZ027-028-092030-
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SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON CASCADES-
SISKIYOU MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHERN OREGON CASCADES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CRATER LAKE...CRESCENT LAKE...
DIAMOND LAKE
417 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 AM PST SATURDAY ABOVE 5000 FEET...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 AM PST SATURDAY ABOVE 4000 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
10 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM PST SATURDAY. A WINTER WEATHER
ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR
SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 10
AM PST SATURDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...11 TO 15 INCHES ABOVE 5000 FEET AND 7 TO
  11 INCHES ABOVE 4000 FEET.

* WINDS...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.

* ELEVATION...WARNING ABOVE 5000 FEET AND ADVISORY ABOVE 4000
  FEET. SNOW LEVELS WILL START ABOVE 6000 FEET FRIDAY AFTERNOON,
  AND LOWER BELOW 4000 FEET BY LATE SATURDAY MORNING.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN TO REACH THE PASSES LATE EVENING, WITH
  THE HIGHEST RATES AROUND MIDNIGHT TO 5 AM. SNOWFALL RATES WILL
  DIMINISH THROUGH THE MORNING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...HIGHWAYS 62...138...140 AND 230.

* IMPACTS...SNOW WILL COMBINE WITH GUSTY WINDS TO CAUSE POSSIBLE
  PERIODS OF WHITEOUT CONDITIONS.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/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.

&&

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MODOC COUNTY-KLAMATH BASIN-
NORTHERN AND EASTERN KLAMATH COUNTY AND WESTERN LAKE COUNTY-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LAKE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...CHEMULT
417 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 AM PST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS
EVENING TO 10 AM PST SATURDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 5 INCHES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL INCREASE LATE EVENING WITH SNOW LEVELS
  DROPPING TO 5000 FEET. SNOW LEVELS WILL DROP TO AROUND 400 FEET
  AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH SNOW RATES INCREASING ALSO. HEAVIEST SNOW
  RATES WILL BE FROM 1 AM TO 6 AM AND DECREASE THROUGH THE
  MORNING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...HIGHWAY 97 NEAR CHEMULT...HIGHWAY 140 EAST
  OF BLY...THE WINTER RIM AND THE WARNERS.

* IMPACTS...SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES...REDUCING VISIBILITIES.

* 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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SVEN



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