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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
942 AM PST SAT NOV 22 2014

...SNOWY CONDITIONS TODAY IN THE CASCADES...

.A STRONG JET STREAM OVER THE AREA ALONG WITH COOLING
TEMPERATURES WILL RESULT IN FALLING SNOW LEVELS AND ACCUMULATING
SNOW TODAY. ELEVATIONS ABOVE 5500 FEET WILL RECEIVE 6 TO
12 INCHES OF SNOW THROUGH THIS EVENING. LIGHTER AMOUNTS ARE
EXPECTED DOWN TO 4000 FOOT ELEVATIONS THROUGH THIS EVENING.

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SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON CASCADES-
SISKIYOU MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHERN OREGON CASCADES-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...CRATER LAKE
942 AM PST SAT NOV 22 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS
EVENING...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS
EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 6 TO 12 INCHES ABOVE 5500 FEET. 6 INCHES
  OR LESS ARE EXPECTED DOWN TO 4000 FOOT ELEVATIONS.

* TIMING: NOW THROUGH THIS EVENING. SNOWFALL RATES WILL BE
  HIGHEST THIS MORNING. SNOW LEVELS WILL CONTINUE TO FALL
  THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: PORTIONS OF HIGHWAY 58 AT AND NEAR WILLAMETTE
  PASS, PORTIONS OF HIGHWAY 138 BETWEEN DIAMOND LAKE JUNCTION AND
  CHEMULT, AND CRATER LAKE NATIONAL PARK.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST WITH GUST 20 TO 40 MPH. AT EXPOSED LOCATIONS
  SUCH AS RIDGE TOPS...MOUNTAIN PASSES...AND ON THE CRATER LAKE
  RIM. THIS WILL RESULT IN SOME BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...
  PRIMARILY ABOVE THE 6000 FOOT ELEVATION LEVEL.

* IMPACTS: TRAVELERS SHOULD EXPECT SNOW ON ROADWAYS IN THE
  ADVISORY AREA TODAY...PRIMARILY IN CRATER LAKE NATIONAL
  PARK...ON PORTIONS OF HIGHWAY 58 AND 138...AND IN THE DIAMOND
  LAKE AREA. THOSE TRAVELING IN THIS AREA SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR
  WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS. THOSE VENTURING OUTDOORS SHOULD BE
  PREPARED FOR WINTRY WEATHER.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/ZYV5

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

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PETRUCELLI


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