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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
744 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016


ORZ026-061800-
/O.CON.KMFR.WS.W.0007.000000T0000Z-161206T1800Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.WW.Y.0029.000000T0000Z-161206T1800Z/
JACKSON COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MEDFORD...ASHLAND
744 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS
MORNING ABOVE 2000 FEET...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS
MORNING ABOVE 1500 FEET...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL INCH ABOVE 2000 FEET...WITH A
  TRACE BETWEEN 1500 AND 2000 FEET. HIGHER PEAKS MAY GET AN
  ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL GRADUALLY TAPER TO FLURRIES LATER THIS
  MORNING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDED IN THE WARNING...BUTTE FALLS...THE HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS INCLUDING HIGHWAY 62 FROM PROSPECT NORTH...HIGHWAY
  140 NEAR THE COUNTY LINE...AND HIGHWAY 227 FROM TRAIL TO THE
  UMPQUA DIVIDE.

* LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY...ASHLAND...TALENT...EAGLE POINT...
  JACKSONVILLE. OTHER LOCATIONS IN JACKSON COUNTY ABOVE 1500
  FEET INCLUDE INTERSTATE 5 AT BLACKWELL HILL AND HIGHWAY 238 AT
  JACKSONVILLE HILL. THE CITY OF MEDFORD IS ONLY EXPECTED TO SEE
  MINOR ACCUMULATIONS.

* OTHER LOCATIONS...WHILE SNOW MAY FALL IN LOWER LOCATIONS SUCH
  AS GOLD HILL AND ROGUE RIVER...LITTLE TO NO ACCUMULATION IS
  EXPECTED DUE TO WARM GROUND. ONLY ISOLATED ACCUMULATIONS AND
  IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED IN THESE LOCATIONS.

* IMPACTS...SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES ON LOCAL ROADS...
   INCLUDING PORTIONS OF INTERSTATE 5. HIGHER RURAL AND UNPLOWED
  ROADS MAY BECOME IMPASSABLE DUE TO HEAVY SNOW.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* TRAVEL IS DISCOURAGED... ESPECIALLY IN WARNING AREAS...
  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 WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
  WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES.

* A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS THAT SEVERE WINTER WEATHER IS
  LIKELY AND POSES A THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY. TAKE
  PROTECTIVE ACTION NOW.

&&

$$



Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
744 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016


ORZ026-061800-
/O.CON.KMFR.WS.W.0007.000000T0000Z-161206T1800Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.WW.Y.0029.000000T0000Z-161206T1800Z/
JACKSON COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MEDFORD...ASHLAND
744 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS
MORNING ABOVE 2000 FEET...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS
MORNING ABOVE 1500 FEET...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL INCH ABOVE 2000 FEET...WITH A
  TRACE BETWEEN 1500 AND 2000 FEET. HIGHER PEAKS MAY GET AN
  ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL GRADUALLY TAPER TO FLURRIES LATER THIS
  MORNING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDED IN THE WARNING...BUTTE FALLS...THE HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS INCLUDING HIGHWAY 62 FROM PROSPECT NORTH...HIGHWAY
  140 NEAR THE COUNTY LINE...AND HIGHWAY 227 FROM TRAIL TO THE
  UMPQUA DIVIDE.

* LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY...ASHLAND...TALENT...EAGLE POINT...
  JACKSONVILLE. OTHER LOCATIONS IN JACKSON COUNTY ABOVE 1500
  FEET INCLUDE INTERSTATE 5 AT BLACKWELL HILL AND HIGHWAY 238 AT
  JACKSONVILLE HILL. THE CITY OF MEDFORD IS ONLY EXPECTED TO SEE
  MINOR ACCUMULATIONS.

* OTHER LOCATIONS...WHILE SNOW MAY FALL IN LOWER LOCATIONS SUCH
  AS GOLD HILL AND ROGUE RIVER...LITTLE TO NO ACCUMULATION IS
  EXPECTED DUE TO WARM GROUND. ONLY ISOLATED ACCUMULATIONS AND
  IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED IN THESE LOCATIONS.

* IMPACTS...SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES ON LOCAL ROADS...
   INCLUDING PORTIONS OF INTERSTATE 5. HIGHER RURAL AND UNPLOWED
  ROADS MAY BECOME IMPASSABLE DUE TO HEAVY SNOW.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* TRAVEL IS DISCOURAGED... ESPECIALLY IN WARNING AREAS...
  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 WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
  WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES.

* A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS THAT SEVERE WINTER WEATHER IS
  LIKELY AND POSES A THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY. TAKE
  PROTECTIVE ACTION NOW.

&&

$$



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