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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
419 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...HEAVY SNOW WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA THIS EVENING AND CONTINUE
INTO SUNDAY...

.SNOW IMPACTS WILL INCREASE THIS EVENING AND SUNDAY AS A SECOND
STRONG STORM ARRIVES FROM THE SOUTH...PRODUCING ANOTHER ROUND OF
HEAVY WET SNOW AND GUSTY WINDS FOR MUCH OF SISKIYOU COUNTY AND
PORTIONS OF MODOC COUNTY. THIS INCLUDE MOUNT SHASTA CITY. HEAVY
SNOW WILL SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACT TRAVEL ALONG INTERSTATE 5 AND
HIGHWAY 89... AND MAY DOWN TREES AND POWER LINES. SNOW AND GUSTY
WINDS ARE ALSO EXPECTED IN THE CASCADES AND SISKIYOUS AND ACROSS
PORTIONS OF THE EAST SIDE. BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW IS
EXPECTED.

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NORTHERN AND EASTERN KLAMATH COUNTY AND WESTERN LAKE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF CHEMULT
419 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

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

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 7 INCHES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 TO AS HIGH AS 40
  MPH.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN LATE THIS EVENING. SOUTHEAST WINDS AND
  SNOWFALL WILL PEAK TONIGHT BEFORE DIMINISHING DURING THE MORNING
  ON SUNDAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...PORTIONS OF HIGHWAY 97 TO INCLUDE CHEMULT
  AND AREAS BETWEEN KLAMATH FALLS AND CHILOQUIN.

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT
  WILL RESULT IN ACCUMULATING SNOW ON ROADWAYS, AT TIMES. SNOWFALL
  RATES AND BLOWING SNOW WILL OCCASIONALLY REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO
  LESS THAN ONE HALF OF A MILE.

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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SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON CASCADES-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF CRATER LAKE
419 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

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

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 10 INCHES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 TO 40 MPH.
  HIGHER WIND GUSTS ARE EXPECTED ABOVE 5500 FEET.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN LATE THIS EVENING. SOUTHEAST WINDS AND
  SNOWFALL WILL PEAK TONIGHT BEFORE DIMINISHING DURING THE MORNING
  ON SUNDAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...THE CRATER LAKE AREA AND AREAS EAST OF
  DIAMOND LAKE INCLUDING PORTIONS OF HIGHWAYS 62, 138, AND 230.

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW TONIGHT WILL RESULT IN SNOW
  PACKED ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES, AT TIMES. VISIBILITIES
  WILL FALL TO LESS THAN ONE HALF OF A MILE AND COULD BRIEFLY
  RESULT IN WHITEOUT CONDITIONS.

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 CITIES OF HOWARD PRAIRIE AND SISKIYOU SUMMIT
419 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 AM PST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM
THIS EVENING TO 10 AM PST SUNDAY. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS
NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS TODAY...4 TO 8 INCHES ABOVE 4000 FEET. UP TO
  A FOOT IS POSSIBLE IN THE HIGHER SISKIYOUS.

* WINDS TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40
  MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. ABOVE 5000 FEET WINDS WILL BE SOUTH 40 TO
  60 MPH WITH GUSTS 80 MPH OVER THE EXPOSED HIGHER TERRAIN.

* TIMING...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL ARRIVE TONIGHT AND
  CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...PORTIONS OF HIGHWAY 140...66...AND
  INTERSTATE FIVE OVER AND NEAR SISKIYOU SUMMIT. MOUNT ASHLAND AND
  THE MOUNT ASHLAND SKI ROAD.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF FALLING...BLOWING...AND DRIFTING
  SNOW WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS LATE TONIGHT
  INTO EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. SNOWFALL RATES AND BLOWING SNOW WILL
  OCCASIONALLY REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN ONE HALF OF A MILE
  AND COULD BRIEFLY RESULT IN WHITEOUT CONDITIONS.

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 STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. IF YOU MUST
TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE
IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

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MODOC COUNTY-
419 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS IN THE WARNING AREA...6 TO 12 INCHES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS IN THE ADVISORY AREA...3 TO 6 INCHES.

* WINDS...SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUST TO 40 MPH.

* TIMING...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL ARRIVE TONIGHT AND
  CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY. WINDS WILL BE STRONGEST TONIGHT INTO
  SUNDAY.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING AREA INCLUDE...HIGHWAY 299 EAST OF
  ALTURAS.

* LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY AREA INCLUDE...ALTURAS...CANBY AND
  HIGHWAYS 395 AND 139.

* IMPACTS...MODERATE TO 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.

* 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.

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

* A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
  WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES.

* 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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CENTRAL SISKIYOU COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF WEED
419 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST SUNDAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 9 INCHES.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...HILT...INTERSTATE 5 SOUTH OF WEED...AND
  HIGHWAY 3 WEST OF YREKA INCLUDING FOREST MOUNTAIN SUMMIT.

* TIMING...HEAVY SNOW WILL ARRIVE TONIGHT AND THEN CONTINUE INTO
  SUNDAY.

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

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.

* 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.

&&

$$

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SOUTH CENTRAL SISKIYOU COUNTY-
NORTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST SISKIYOU COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MOUNT SHASTA, DUNSMUIR, MCCLOUD,
AND TENNANT
419 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST SUNDAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE DURING
  THE DAY TODAY WITH ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 INCHES OR
  LESS. VERY HEAVY SNOW IS THEN EXPECTED THIS EVENING THROUGH
  SUNDAY AFTERNOON WITH 1 TO 2 FEET OF SNOW TO THE MT. SHASTA
  AREA AND UP TO 3 FEET IN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 5000 FEET.

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

* IMPACTS...HIGH SNOWFALL RATES AND VERY HEAVY SNOW TOTALS MAY
  CREATE DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS INCLUDING SNOW PACKED OR
  IMPASSABLE ROADS AND LOW VISIBILITY BEGINNING THIS EVENING. THE
  HEAVY...WET SNOW COULD ALSO SNAP TREE LIMBS AND DOWN POWER
  LINES. SNOWFALL RATES BETWEEN 10 PM PST AND 4 AM PST COULD BE 2
  TO 3 INCHES PER HOUR, AT TIMES.

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.

&&

$$

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WESTERN SISKIYOU COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF ETNA
419 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST SUNDAY
ABOVE 3000 FEET...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...VERY HEAVY SNOW IS THEN EXPECTED THIS
 EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON WITH 8 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW AND
 LOCALLY UP TO 20 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...PORTIONS OF THE SCOTT VALLEY AND ETNA...
  HIGH TERRAIN OF WESTERN SISKIYOU COUNTY...INCLUDING STATE
  HIGHWAY 3 OVER SCOTT MOUNTAIN SUMMIT...SAWYERS BAR ROAD
  BETWEEN ETNA AND SAWYERS BAR...AND HIGHWAY 3 NEAR CALLAHAN.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED ROADS WILL CREATE SLICK AND POTENTIALLY
  HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS THIS MORNING. HEAVY WET SNOW THEN
  WILL PRODUCE EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO LOW
  VISIBILITY AND SNOW PACKED 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.

&&

$$

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KLAMATH BASIN-CENTRAL AND EASTERN LAKE COUNTY-
419 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

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

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS IN THE ADVISORY AREA...3 TO 6 INCHES.

* WINDS...SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUST TO 40 MPH. HIGH GUSTS ARE
  POSSIBLE ABOVE 5000 FEET.

* TIMING...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATE
THIS EVENING AND CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY AREA INCLUDE...MAINLY THE HIGHER
  TERRAIN AND PORTIONS OF HIGHWAY 140 BETWEEN BLY AND LAKEVIEW
AND EAST OF LAKEVIEW.

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW TONIGHT WILL RESULT IN SNOW
  PACKED ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES, AT TIMES. VISIBILITIES
  COULD FALL TO LESS THAN ONE HALF OF A MILE AT TIMES.

* 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.

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

* A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
  WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES.

* 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.

&&

$$

BTL


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