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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
235 AM PST Mon Feb 20 2017

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

ORZ030-031-202300-
/O.EXB.KMFR.WS.W.0009.170221T0600Z-170222T0600Z/
Northern and Eastern Klamath County and Western Lake County-
Central and Eastern Lake County-
235 AM PST Mon Feb 20 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 PM PST TUESDAY above 5000 feet...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Winter Storm
Warning for Snow and Blowing Snow...which is 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...Yamsay Mountain, Winter Rim, Warner
  Mountain Pass on Highway 140.

* Impacts...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.

&&

$$

CAZ082-083-202300-
/O.CON.KMFR.WS.W.0009.000000T0000Z-170221T1800Z/
South Central Siskiyou County-
North Central and Southeast Siskiyou County-
235 AM PST Mon Feb 20 2017

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

* Snow accumulations...1 to 2 feet. Higher amounts above 6000
  feet.

* Winds...South 20 to 30 mph with higher gusts, especially above
  6000 feet.

* Elevation...Snow levels will vary between 5000 and 6000 feet
  through 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.

&&

$$

CAZ080-202300-
/O.CON.KMFR.WS.W.0009.000000T0000Z-170221T1800Z/
Western Siskiyou County-
235 AM PST Mon Feb 20 2017

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

* Snow accumulations...1 to 2 feet.

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

* Elevation...Snow levels will vary between 5000 and 6000 feet.

* 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.

&&

$$

ORZ027-028-202300-
/O.NEW.KMFR.WW.Y.0018.170221T0600Z-170222T0600Z/
South Central Oregon Cascades-
Siskiyou Mountains and Southern Oregon Cascades-
Including the cities of Crater Lake and Diamond Lake
235 AM PST Mon Feb 20 2017

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

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for Snow...which is in effect from 10 PM this
evening to 10 PM PST Tuesday.

* Snow accumulations...4 to 8 inches and up to a foot around
  Crater lake and Mount Ashland.

* Winds...Southwest winds increasing 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 only 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.

&&

$$

Stavish


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