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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
251 PM PST Mon Feb 20 2017

...Winter weather will impact the mountains of southern Oregon
and northern California tonight through Tuesday morning...

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Northern and Eastern Klamath County and Western Lake County-
Including the city of Chemult
251 PM PST Mon Feb 20 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
4 PM PST TUESDAY...
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING
TO 10 PM PST TUESDAY...

* Advisory snow accumulations...3 to 6 inches.

* Warning snow accumulations...6 to 12 inches.

* Winds...Southwest winds increasing to 15 to 25 mph with
  occasional gusts to 35 mph Tuesday morning.

* Advisory Locations include...Highway 97 near Chemult.

* Warning Locations include...Yamsay Mountain.

* Impacts...Roads will become snow packed and slippery. Blowing
  snow will reduce visibility.

* 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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Central and Eastern Lake County-
251 PM PST Mon Feb 20 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING
TO 10 PM PST TUESDAY...

* Snow accumulations...4 to 8 inches.

* Winds...South 40 to 50 mph with gusts to 70 mph.

* Elevation...Snow levels will lower from 5500 feet this evening
  to 4500 feet Tuesday morning.

* Locations include...Winter Rim, Warner Mountain Pass on Highway
  140.

* Impacts...Snow covered roads are expected. Possible whiteout
  conditions with hazardous winds.

* 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
  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-
251 PM PST Mon Feb 20 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST TUESDAY
ABOVE 5000 FEET...

* Snow accumulations...6 to 12 additional inches. Higher amounts
  above 6000 feet. Several inches possible between 4000 and 5000
  feet.

* Winds...Increasing tonight to south 20 to 30 mph with higher
  gusts, especially above 6000 feet.

* Elevation...Snow levels will lower to 4000 feet by Tuesday
  morning.

* Locations include: Mount Shasta Ski Park, Everitt Memorial
  Highway.

* Impacts...Roadways above 5000 feet will become snow covered at
  times and may become impassable, especially above 5500 feet.
  Wind and snow may cause 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
  imminent and poses a threat to life and property. Take
  protective action now.

&&

$$

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Western Siskiyou County-
251 PM PST Mon Feb 20 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST TUESDAY
ABOVE 5000 FEET...

* Snow accumulations...6 to 12 additional inches.

* Winds...South 20 to 30 mph with higher gusts.

* Elevation...Snow levels will lower to 4000 feet by Tuesday
  morning.

* Locations include...Etna Summit on Sawyers Bar Road and other
  high terrain roadways.

* Impacts...Roadways above 5000 feet will become snow covered at
  times and may become impassable, especially above 5500 feet.

* 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
  imminent and poses a threat to life and property. Take
  protective action now.

&&

$$

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South Central Oregon Cascades-
Siskiyou Mountains and Southern Oregon Cascades-
Including the cities of Crater Lake and Diamond Lake
251 PM PST Mon Feb 20 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS
EVENING TO 10 PM PST TUESDAY ABOVE 4000 FEET...

* Snow accumulations...6 to 12 inches and over a foot around
  Crater lake and Mount Ashland.

* Winds...Southwest increasing tonight to 30 to 40 mph with gusts
  to 60 mph.

* Elevation...Snow levels will fall from 5000 feet this evening
  to near 4000 feet Tuesday morning.

* Locations include...Highway 62 near Crater Lake, highway 230,
  highway 58 at Willamette Pass, highway 138 at Diamond Lake
  Summit, Siskiyou Summit, and Mount Ashland ski road.

* Impacts...Roads will become snow packed and slippery. I-5 at
  Siskiyou Summit should be the least impacted with 1-3 inches
  there.

* 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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