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WWUS46 KMFR 081659
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
859 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET POSSIBLE THROUGH THIS MORNING... ...
ALSO ACCUMULATING SNOW IS EXPECTED FOR THE MOUNTAINS...EASTSIDE
AND POSSIBLY LOWER ELEVATIONS WEST OF THE CASCADES THIS MORNING...

.A WARM FRONT WILL BE PASSING OVER THE REGION THIS MORNING. A
NARROW BELT OF WARM AIR WILL PRODUCE RAIN DOWN INTO THE STILL
FREEZING SURFACE. PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET ARE POSSIBLE
AS SNOW TRANSITIONS TO RAIN OVER SOUTHWESTERN OREGON AND NORTHERN
CALIFORNIA. MEANWHILE SNOW IS EXPECTED MOST OF THE TIME OVER THE
MOUNTAINS AND EAST OF THE CASCADES THIS MORNING...THEN SNOW
LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO RISE LATER THIS AFTERNOON.

CAZ080-082100-
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WESTERN SISKIYOU COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ETNA...FORT JONES
859 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON...
...ICE STORM WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 9 AM PST THIS MORNING...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL INCH...EXCEPT FOR UP TO 2
  INCHES SOUTH OF CALLAHAN AND SAWYERS BAR ROADS WEST OF ETNA.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO THIS MORNING. STILL COULD
  NOT RULE OUT FREEZING RAIN. ICE SHOULD ONLY OCCUR FOR AN HOUR OR
  TWO DURING THAT TIME.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...SAWYERS BAR ROAD WEST OF ETNA AND SEIAD
  VALLEY.

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

* IMPACTS...SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES ON LOCAL ROADS...
   INCLUDING PORTIONS SAWYERS BAR ROAD AND HIGHWAY 3 SOUTH OF
   CALLAHAN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

* PLAN NOW TO AVOID TRAVELING DURING THE STORM.

* 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.

* AN ICE STORM WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS
  ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF ICE
  ACCUMULATIONS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. TRAVEL
  IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED. COMMERCE WILL LIKELY BE SEVERELY
  IMPACTED. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD
  AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY. ICE
  ACCUMULATIONS AND WINDS WILL LIKELY LEAD TO SNAPPED POWER
  LINES AND FALLING TREE BRANCHES THAT ADD TO THE DANGER.

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

&&


$$

ORZ023>026-081800-
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CENTRAL DOUGLAS COUNTY-EASTERN CURRY COUNTY AND JOSEPHINE COUNTY-
EASTERN DOUGLAS COUNTY FOOTHILLS-JACKSON COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DRAIN...ELKTON...ROSEBURG...SUTHERLIN...
STEAMBOAT...TOKETEE FALLS
859 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 9 AM PST THIS MORNING...

$$

ORZ028-082100-
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SISKIYOU MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHERN OREGON CASCADES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HOWARD PRAIRIE...SISKIYOU SUMMIT
859 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES NEAR LAKE OF
  THE WOODS AND ALONG HIGHWAY 66 SISKIYOU SUMMIT.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL TRACE TO 0.05 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. THE CHANCE
  FOR FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET ALSO EXIST. ICE SHOULD ONLY OCCUR
  FOR AN HOUR OR TWO DURING THAT TIME...BUT MAY LAST LONGER IN
  SOME LOCATIONS.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...INTERSTATE 5 SOUTH OF ASHLAND...HIGHWAY
  140 OVER THE CASCADES...AND HIGHWAY 66 EAST OF ASHLAND.

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

* IMPACTS...SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES ON ROADS...
  INCLUDING INTERSTATE 5 SOUTH OF ASHLAND...HIGHWAY 140 NEAR
  LAKE OF THE WOODS AND HIGHWAY 66 EAST OF ASHLAND.

* 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.

* 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 MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...
  SLEET...OR FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE
  PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES AND USE
  CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

&&

$$

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KLAMATH BASIN-
NORTHERN AND EASTERN KLAMATH COUNTY AND WESTERN LAKE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALTAMONT...KLAMATH FALLS...BEATTY...
CHEMULT...CRESCENT...GILCHRIST...SPRAGUE RIVER
859 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES WITH LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS OVER THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL TRACE TO 0.05 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO THIS AFTERNOON. THERE IS ALSO
  THE CHANCE FOR FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET INTO THIS AFTERNOON.
  ICE SHOULD ONLY OCCUR FOR AN HOUR OR TWO DURING THAT TIME...
  BUT MAY LAST LONGER IN SOME LOCATIONS.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...KLAMATH FALLS...CHILOQUIN...CHEMULT...
  BEATTY KENO...HIGHWAY 97...HIGHWAY 140 AND HIGHWAY 39.

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

* IMPACTS...SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES ON ROADS.

* 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.

* 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 MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...
  SLEET...OR FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE
  PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES AND USE
  CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

&&

$$

CAZ083-084-082100-
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NORTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST SISKIYOU COUNTY-
NORTHEAST SISKIYOU AND NORTHWEST MODOC COUNTIES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TENNANT...DORRIS
859 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL TRACE TO 0.05 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO THIS AFTERNOON. THE CHANCE
  FOR FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET ALSO CONTINUES INTO THIS
  AFTERNOON. ICE SHOULD ONLY OCCUR FOR AN HOUR OR TWO DURING
  THAT TIME...BUT MAY LAST LONGER IN SOME LOCATIONS.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...TENNANT...DORRIS AND HIGHWAY 97.

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

* IMPACTS...SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES ON ROADS.

* 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.

* 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 MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...
  SLEET...OR FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE
  PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES AND USE
  CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

&&

$$

ORZ027-082100-
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SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON CASCADES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CRATER LAKE...CRESCENT LAKE...
DIAMOND LAKE...UNION CREEK
859 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL TRACE TO 0.05 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO THIS AFTERNOON. THE CHANCE
  FOR FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET WILL ALSO PERSIST INTO THIS
  AFTERNOON. ICE SHOULD ONLY OCCUR FOR AN HOUR OR TWO DURING
  THAT TIME...BUT MAY LAST LONGER IN SOME LOCATIONS.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...HIGHWAY 62 THROUGH UNION CREEK... HIGHWAY
  138 NEAR AND AT DIAMOND LAKE...AND HIGHWAY 230.

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

* IMPACTS...SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES ON ROADS.

* 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.

* 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 MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...
  SLEET...OR FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE
  PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES AND USE
  CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

&&

$$

CAZ081-082100-
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CENTRAL SISKIYOU COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...YREKA...WEED
859 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO AN ADDITIONAL INCH.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL TRACE TO 0.05 INCHES.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO EARLY THIS AFTERNOON
  ALONG WITH THE CHANCE FOR FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET. ICE SHOULD
  ONLY OCCUR FOR AN HOUR OR TWO DURING THAT TIME...BUT MAY LAST
  LONGER IN SOME LOCATIONS.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...YREKA...INTERSTATE 5 NORTH OF GRENADA.

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

* IMPACTS...SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES ON ROADS.

* 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.

* 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 MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...
  SLEET...OR FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE
  PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES AND USE
  CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

&&

$$

CAZ082-082100-
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SOUTH CENTRAL SISKIYOU COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOUNT SHASTA...DUNSMUIR...MCCLOUD
859 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING... THEN TAPER
  TO FLURRIES THIS AFTERNOON.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...MOUNT SHASTA...DUNSMUIR AND MC CLOUD.

* IMPACTS...SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES ON LOCAL ROADS...
   INCLUDING PORTIONS OF INTERSTATE 5. HIGHER AND UNPLOWED RURAL
  ROADS MAY BECOME IMPASSABLE DUE TO HEAVY SNOW.

* 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.

&&

$$

CAZ085-081800-
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MODOC COUNTY-
859 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS
MORNING...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL INCH...EXCEPT FOR AN
  ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES ALONG HIGHWAY 299 NEAR WARNER
  MOUNTAIN SUMMIT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL START TO TAPER OFF LATE THIS MORNING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...HIGHWAY 395 SOUTH OF ALTURAS AND HIGHWAY
  299 EAST OF ALTURAS.

* IMPACTS...SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES ON LOCAL ROADS...
   INCLUDING PORTIONS OF INTERSTATE 5. HIGHER AND UNPLOWED RURAL
  ROADS MAY BECOME IMPASSABLE DUE TO HEAVY SNOW.

* 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.

&&

$$

PETRUCELLI



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