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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
353 AM PST Thu Feb 23 2017

...Low elevation snow possible Friday into Saturday...

.A low pressure system moving southward along the Pacific
Northwest coast Friday into Saturday will bring with it the
potential of significant snowfall for portions of far
southwestern Oregon and far northwestern California.

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Central Siskiyou County-Central Douglas County-
Eastern Douglas County Foothills-Jackson County-
Siskiyou Mountains and Southern Oregon Cascades-
353 AM PST Thu Feb 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IS CANCELLED...

The National Weather Service in Medford has cancelled the Winter
Storm Watch.

Light snowfall in the 1 to 3 inch range is expected above 1500
foot elevations Friday evening through Saturday morning, but
watch/warning amounts are not expected.

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South Central Siskiyou County-
North Central and Southeast Siskiyou County-Modoc County-
353 AM PST Thu Feb 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IS CANCELLED...

The National Weather Service in Medford has cancelled the Winter
Storm Watch.

Light to moderate snowfall in the 2 to 6 inch range is possible
Friday evening through Saturday morning, but watch/warning
amounts are not expected.

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South Central Oregon Coast-Curry County Coast-
Eastern Curry County and Josephine County-
Including the city of Cave Junction
353 AM PST Thu Feb 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM PST FRIDAY
MORNING THROUGH 10 AM PST SATURDAY MORNING...

* Snow accumulations...5 to 10 inches above 2000 feet. 2 to 5
  inches between 1000 and 2000 feet.

* Elevation...Above 1500 feet, except above 1000 feet in the Illinois
  Valley.

* Timing...Snow showers could begin late Friday morning into the
  afternoon. Snowfall rates are expected to become moderate to
  heavy Friday evening through Friday night.

* Locations include...The Sexton Summit area on Interstate 5,
  Highway 199 in the Illinois Valley, Selma, Cave Junction,
  Obrien, Takilma, and much of the Coos and Curry County Coastal
  Mountains.

* Impacts...Those traveling, working, or recreating in this area
  during the watch period should expect significant snowfall that
  will create slippery, snow covered roads, and reduce
  visibilities to less than a half mile or less, at times, making
  travel more difficult. Travel could become dangerous for those
  who are not adequately prepared.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

* A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
  snow, sleet, or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
  to monitor the latest forecasts.

&&

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Western Siskiyou County-
353 AM PST Thu Feb 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

* Snow accumulations...5 to 10 inches above 2500 feet. 2 to 5
  inches between 1500 and 2000 feet.

* Elevation...Above 1500 feet.

* Timing...Snow showers could begin late Friday morning into the
  afternoon. Snowfall rates are expected to become moderate to
  heavy Friday night through Saturday morning.

* Locations include...Higher portions of highway 96 west and south
  of Seiad Valley. Elevations above 1500 feet near Happy Camp and
  Somes Bar. Higher portions of Sawyers Bar Road.

* Impacts...Those traveling, working, or recreating in this area
  during the watch period should expect significant snowfall that
  will create slippery, snow covered roads, and reduce
  visibilities to less than a half mile or less, at times, making
  travel more difficult. Travel could become dangerous for those
  who are not adequately prepared.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

* A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
  snow, sleet, or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
  to monitor the latest forecasts.

&&

$$

BTL



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