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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
1152 PM PST SAT DEC 3 2016

ORZ027>030-042000-
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SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON CASCADES-
SISKIYOU MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHERN OREGON CASCADES-KLAMATH BASIN-
NORTHERN AND EASTERN KLAMATH COUNTY AND WESTERN LAKE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CRATER LAKE...DIAMOND LAKE
1152 PM PST SAT DEC 3 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 10 PM
PST SUNDAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 10 INCHES...EXCEPT FOR NEAR CRATER
  LAKE WHICH WILL SEE 11 TO 15 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.

* ELEVATION...5500 FEET AT THE ONSET...LOWERING TO 4500 FEET.
  THE GREATEST AMOUNTS WILL BE ABOVE 5000 FEET.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN EARLY SUNDAY MORNING WITH THE HEAVIEST
  SNOWFALL RATES WILL BE MID MORNING THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...HIGHWAYS 58...138...230...62 AND 140 ABOVE
  5000 FEET. THE GREATEST AMOUNTS WILL BE IN THE CRATER LAKE
  AREA.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS COMBINED WITH HEAVY SNOW RATES WILL
  REDUCE VISIBILITY. ROAD SURFACES WILL BE BELOW FREEZING EARLY
  MORNING THEN MAY NOT START MELTING SNOW UNTIL EARLY AFTERNOON.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS.

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