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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
355 AM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET POSSIBLE THIS EVENING INTO THURSDAY...

.SOME OF THE COLDEST AIR OF THE SEASON WILL STILL BE IN PLACE AS
A WARM FRONT PASSES OVER THE REGION THIS EVENING INTO THURSDAY
MORNING. THE FRONT IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE LIGHT TO MODERATE
PRECIPITATION AND A NARROW BELT OF WARMER TEMPERATURES ABOVE THE
STILL FREEZING SURFACE. PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET ARE
POSSIBLE AS SNOW TRANSITIONS TO RAIN OVER SOUTHWESTERN OREGON AND
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA.

CAZ080-081-ORZ023>026-072200-
/O.CON.KMFR.WS.A.0008.161208T0600Z-161208T1800Z/
WESTERN SISKIYOU COUNTY-CENTRAL SISKIYOU COUNTY-
CENTRAL DOUGLAS COUNTY-EASTERN CURRY COUNTY AND JOSEPHINE COUNTY-
EASTERN DOUGLAS COUNTY FOOTHILLS-JACKSON COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ETNA...FORT JONES...YREKA...
CAVE JUNCTION...STEAMBOAT...TOKETEE FALLS
355 AM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...A TRACE TO 0.05 INCHES.

* TIMING...THE CHANCE FOR FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET BEGINS THIS
  EVENING AND PERSISTS THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. ICE
  SHOULD ONLY OCCUR FOR AN HOUR OR TWO DURING THAT TIME... BUT MAY
  LAST LONGER IN SOME LOCATIONS.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...YREKA...HAPPY CAMP...TILLER...CAVE
  JUNCTION...SCOTT VALLEY...AND AREA HIGHWAYS INCLUDING HIGHWAY
  97 BETWEEN HAPPY CAMP AND YREKA...HIGHWAY 199 IN THE ILLINOIS
  VALLEY...INTERSTATE 5 NORTH OF GRENADA...AND HIGHWAY 138 EAST
  OF GLIDE.

* IMPACTS...EVEN A SMALL AMOUNT OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET CAN
  PRODUCE EXTREMELY DANGEROUS CONDITIONS ON ROADS AND WALKING
  SURFACES.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* STOCK EMERGENCY KIT WITH TIRE CHAINS... FLASHLIGHT...
  BATTERIES... BLANKETS... FOOD... WATER... AND MEDICATIONS.

* PLAN NOW TO AVOID TRAVELING DURING THE STORM.

* A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR SLEET OR ICE
  ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY CREATE DANGEROUS TRAVEL.

&&

$$

CAZ083-ORZ027-028-072200-
/O.CON.KMFR.WS.A.0008.161208T0600Z-161208T2100Z/
NORTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST SISKIYOU COUNTY-
SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON CASCADES-
SISKIYOU MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHERN OREGON CASCADES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...UNION CREEK...HOWARD PRAIRIE...
SISKIYOU SUMMIT
355 AM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...A TRACE TO 0.05 INCHES.

* TIMING...THE CHANCE FOR FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET BEGINS THIS
  EVENING AND PERSISTS INTO THURSDAY AFTERNOON. ICE SHOULD ONLY
  OCCUR FOR AN HOUR OR TWO DURING THAT TIME...BUT MAY LAST LONGER
  IN SOME LOCATIONS.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...INTERSTATE 5 BETWEEN ASHLAND AND YREKA...
  HIGHWAY 99 BETWEEN ASHLAND AND KENO...HIGHWAY 140 OVER THE
  CASCADES...HIGHWAY 62 THROUGH PROSPECT AND UNION CREEK...
  HIGHWAY 138 BETWEEN TOKETEE FALLS AND DIAMOND LAKE...AND
  HIGHWAY 97 NORTHEAST OF WEED.

* IMPACTS...EVEN A SMALL AMOUNT OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET CAN
  PRODUCE EXTREMELY DANGEROUS CONDITIONS ON ROADS AND WALKING
  SURFACES.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* STOCK EMERGENCY KIT WITH TIRE CHAINS...FLASHLIGHT...
  BATTERIES... BLANKETS...FOOD...WATER...AND MEDICATIONS.

* PLAN NOW TO AVOID TRAVELING DURING THE STORM.

* A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR SLEET OR ICE
  ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY CREATE DANGEROUS TRAVEL.

&&

$$

CAZ084-ORZ029>031-072200-
/O.CON.KMFR.WS.A.0008.161208T1200Z-161209T0000Z/
NORTHEAST SISKIYOU AND NORTHWEST MODOC COUNTIES-KLAMATH BASIN-
NORTHERN AND EASTERN KLAMATH COUNTY AND WESTERN LAKE COUNTY-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LAKE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHEMULT...CRESCENT...GILCHRIST
355 AM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...A TRACE TO 0.05 INCHES.

* TIMING...THE CHANCE FOR FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET BEGINS TONIGHT
  AND PERSISTS THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON. ICE SHOULD ONLY OCCUR
  FOR AN HOUR OR TWO DURING THAT TIME...BUT MAY LAST LONGER IN
  SOME LOCATIONS.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...KLAMATH FALLS...TULELAKE...FORT ROCK...
  CHILOQUIN...CHEMULT...SILVER LAKE...INCLUDING HIGHWAY 97
  BETWEEN MACDOEL AND CRESCENT...HIGHWAY 31 NORTH OF SUMMER
  LAKE...AND HIGHWAYS 31 AND 395 NEAR LAKE ABERT.

* IMPACTS...EVEN A SMALL AMOUNT OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET CAN
  PRODUCE EXTREMELY DANGEROUS CONDITIONS ON ROADS AND WALKING
  SURFACES.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* STOCK EMERGENCY KIT WITH TIRE CHAINS... FLASHLIGHT...
  BATTERIES... BLANKETS... FOOD... WATER... AND MEDICATIONS.

* PLAN NOW TO AVOID TRAVELING DURING THE STORM.

* A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR SLEET OR ICE
  ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY CREATE DANGEROUS TRAVEL.

&&

$$


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