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 Wed Jan 17 2018

...Mountain Snow Expected Thursday through Friday...

.A wet Pacific storm will bring snow to the mountains Thursday.
Snow levels initially will be in the 6000 to 7000 foot range but
are expected to lower to 4500 feet by early Thursday afternoon. By
Thursday night snow levels are expected to lower to around 3000
feet. This will impact travel over the passes in the Cascade and
Siskiyou Mountains Thursday night and Friday. There will be a
break on Saturday but another storm is expected to impact the
mountains Sunday into early next week.

ORZ027-028-181200-
/O.NEW.KMFR.WW.Y.0001.180118T1800Z-180119T1800Z/
South Central Oregon Cascades-
Siskiyou Mountains and Southern Oregon Cascades-
Including the city of Diamond Lake
251 PM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THURSDAY TO 10 AM
PST FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Plan on difficult travel conditions,
  including during the evening commute on Thursday. Total snow
  accumulations of 5 to 10 inches are expected, with localized
  amounts up to 20 inches above 6000 feet.

* WHERE...most of the Cascades and Siskiyous, Highways 62 and 138
  from Union Creek to near Crater Lake and Diamond Lake.
  Additionally, highway 140 between White City and Klamath Falls,
  highway 66 between Ashland and Klamath Falls, Interstate 5 at
  Siskiyou Summit. Snow could start earlier in the day above 6000
  feet before lowering to 4500 feet by late Thursday morning.

* WHEN...10 AM Thursday to 10 AM Friday. The heaviest snowfall
  rates will occur between 4 PM and 10 PM Thursday evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions. Look
  for reduced visibilities at times.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/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 https://www.tripcheck.com for latest road conditions.

* A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
  will cause travel difficulties.

&&

$$

CAZ080-181200-
/O.NEW.KMFR.WW.Y.0001.180118T1800Z-180119T1800Z/
Western Siskiyou County-
251 PM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THURSDAY TO 10 AM
PST FRIDAY ABOVE 4500 FEET...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Plan on difficult travel conditions,
  including during the evening commute on Thursday. Total snow
  accumulations of 5 to 10 inches, with localized amounts up to 15
  inches, are expected above 6000 feet.

* WHERE...above 4500 feet western Siskiyou County, mainly in the
  Marble Mountains and the Siskiyou Mountains between Del Norte
  and Siskiyou Counties. Snow could start earlier in the day above
  6000 feet before lowering to 4500 feet by late Thursday morning.

* WHEN...10 AM Thursday to 10 AM Friday. The heaviest snowfall
  rates will occur between 4 PM and 10 PM Thursday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions. Look
  for reduced visibilities at times.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/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 https://www.tripcheck.com for latest road conditions.

* A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
  will cause travel difficulties.

&&

$$



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