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Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
801 AM PST Sat Feb 25 2017

...Snow to impact High Cascades and Northern California as well
as lower mountain passes west of the Cascades Sunday through
Sunday night...

.A cold front will bring lowering snow levels and moderate to
heavy precipitation to the forecast area on Sunday into Sunday
night. Travel will be impacted on high mountain passes and the
lower passes on Interstate 5 and Highway 199. Occasional heavier
snow showers Sunday afternoon and evening could quickly cover
roadways and may bring slushy accumulations to some valley
floors.

ORZ023-260015-
/O.CON.KMFR.WW.Y.0021.170226T1500Z-170227T1200Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.WS.A.0010.170226T1800Z-170227T1200Z/
Central Douglas County-
801 AM PST Sat Feb 25 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM SUNDAY TO
4 AM PST MONDAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING
THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

* Snow accumulations in Watch area: 4 to 8 inches.

* Snow accumulations in Advisory area: 2 to 4 inches.

* Elevation: Generally above 1500 feet. Above 2500 feet for the
  Watch area.

* Timing: Snow will begin early Sunday afternoon and increase in
  intensity late Sunday afternoon. Snow is most likely to stick
  to roadways late Sunday afternoon and evening. Snow should
  diminish early Monday morning.

* Locations include: The advisory area includes Interstate 5
  from Sexton Pass to Canyon Mountain Pass...and Highway 42 at
  Camas Mountain Pass. The watch area includes the Tiller- Trail
  highway and other elevations above 2500 feet.

* Impacts: Any heavier snow showers, even during the afternoon
  Sunday, could quickly create slushy conditions on roadways.
  Snowfall will reduce visibilities to less than a half mile at
  times.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

* Stock emergency kit with tire chains, flashlight, batteries,
  blankets, food, water, and medications.

* The safest place during a winter storm is indoors.

* Plan now to avoid traveling during the storm.

* A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
  snow accumulations that may create dangerous travel.

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

&&

$$



Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
801 AM PST Sat Feb 25 2017

...Snow to impact High Cascades and Northern California as well
as lower mountain passes west of the Cascades Sunday through
Sunday night...

.A cold front will bring lowering snow levels and moderate to
heavy precipitation to the forecast area on Sunday into Sunday
night. Travel will be impacted on high mountain passes and the
lower passes on Interstate 5 and Highway 199. Occasional heavier
snow showers Sunday afternoon and evening could quickly cover
roadways and may bring slushy accumulations to some valley
floors.

ORZ023-260015-
/O.CON.KMFR.WW.Y.0021.170226T1500Z-170227T1200Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.WS.A.0010.170226T1800Z-170227T1200Z/
Central Douglas County-
801 AM PST Sat Feb 25 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM SUNDAY TO
4 AM PST MONDAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING
THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

* Snow accumulations in Watch area: 4 to 8 inches.

* Snow accumulations in Advisory area: 2 to 4 inches.

* Elevation: Generally above 1500 feet. Above 2500 feet for the
  Watch area.

* Timing: Snow will begin early Sunday afternoon and increase in
  intensity late Sunday afternoon. Snow is most likely to stick
  to roadways late Sunday afternoon and evening. Snow should
  diminish early Monday morning.

* Locations include: The advisory area includes Interstate 5
  from Sexton Pass to Canyon Mountain Pass...and Highway 42 at
  Camas Mountain Pass. The watch area includes the Tiller- Trail
  highway and other elevations above 2500 feet.

* Impacts: Any heavier snow showers, even during the afternoon
  Sunday, could quickly create slushy conditions on roadways.
  Snowfall will reduce visibilities to less than a half mile at
  times.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

* Stock emergency kit with tire chains, flashlight, batteries,
  blankets, food, water, and medications.

* The safest place during a winter storm is indoors.

* Plan now to avoid traveling during the storm.

* A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
  snow accumulations that may create dangerous travel.

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

&&

$$



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