Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
729 PM PST Wed Feb 28 2024

CAZ082-291430-
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South Central Siskiyou County-
Including the cities of Mount Shasta, Dunsmuir, and McCloud
729 PM PST Wed Feb 28 2024

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST
SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow of 10 to
  20 inches, except 2 to 4 feet above 4000 feet. Winds gusting 40
  to 60 mph, highest over the higher terrain.

* WHERE...South Central Siskiyou County, including Mount Shasta
  City, Dunsmuir and McCloud. This includes Interstate 5 and
  Highway 89.

* WHEN...Until 10 AM PST Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Areas of
  snow and blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility with
  occasional whiteout conditions possible. The hazardous
  conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. Gusty
  winds could bring down tree branches.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snow levels 5000 feet tonight lowering to
  4000 feet Thursday, then below 2500 feet Thursday night into
  Friday and likely remaining there into Saturday. Snow is
  expected to be heaviest Thursday through Thursday night and
  again Friday afternoon into Friday night.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=mfr

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* Travel is strongly discouraged because of dangerous
  conditions. Do not detour during winter storms.

* If you must travel, keep tire chains, a flashlight, blankets,
  food, water, medications, and a fully charged phone with you.

* A Winter Storm Warning means that severe winter weather is
  occurring, imminent, or likely and poses a threat to life and
  property. Take protective action now.

&&

$$

CAZ084-085-ORZ031-291430-
/O.EXB.KMFR.WS.W.0010.240229T1800Z-240302T1800Z/
Northeast Siskiyou and Northwest Modoc Counties-Modoc County-
Central and Eastern Lake County-
Including the cities of Newell, Tulelake, Dorris, Macdoel, Day,
Lookout, Adin, Alturas, Canby, Davis Creek, Likely, Adel,
Lakeview, New Pine Creek, Valley Falls, and Fort Rock
729 PM PST Wed Feb 28 2024

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THURSDAY TO 10 AM
PST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow
  accumulations of 4 to 8 inches but 1 to 2 feet in the mountains.
  Winds gusting 60 to 75 mph.

* WHERE...In California, Northeast Siskiyou and and all of Modoc
  County. In Oregon, Central and Eastern Lake County. Snow will
  create hazardous driving conditions on area roads and highways,
  including Highways 140, 31, 395, 139 and 97.

* WHEN...From 10 AM Thursday to 10 AM PST Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. Snow and blowing snow
  could significantly reduce visibility with occasional whiteout
  conditions possible. Gusty winds could bring down tree branches.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...A strong front will move through Thursday
  morning and snow levels will drop quickly with snow and blowing
  snow developing late Thursday morning and continuing Friday into
  Saturday.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=mfr

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* Travel is strongly discouraged because of dangerous conditions.
  Do not detour during winter storms.

* If you must travel, keep tire chains, a flashlight, blankets,
  food, water, medications, and a fully charged phone with you.

* A Winter Storm Warning means that severe winter weather is
  likely and poses a threat to life and property. Take protective
  action now.

&&

$$

CAZ080-291430-
/O.CON.KMFR.WS.W.0010.000000T0000Z-240302T1800Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.WW.Y.0017.240301T0000Z-240302T1800Z/
Western Siskiyou County-
Including the cities of Callahan, Etna, and Greenview
729 PM PST Wed Feb 28 2024

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST
SATURDAY ABOVE 3000 FEET...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THURSDAY
TO 10 AM PST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...For the Winter Storm Warning above 3000 feet, heavy snow
  and blowing snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4
  feet. Winds gusting as high as 60 mph. For the Winter Weather
  Advisory, snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12
  inches. Winds gusting as high as 55 mph.

* WHERE...For the Winter Storm Warning, areas in western Siskiyou
  County above 3000 feet. This includes highway 3 at Scott
  Mountain Pass, Etna Summit and Sawyers Bar Road. For the Winter
  Weather Advisory, highway 3 including the cities of Etna and
  Greenview, and higher elevations along highway 96.

* WHEN...For the Winter Storm Warning, until 10 AM PST Saturday.
  For the Winter Weather Advisory, from 4 PM Thursday to 10 AM PST
  Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible.
  Widespread snow and blowing snow could significantly reduce
  visibility with occasional whiteout conditions. The hazardous
  conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. Strong
  winds could cause tree damage.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...This will be a long duration event and snow
  will not be heavy the entire time the warning and advisory are in
  effect. Snow is expected to be heaviest Thursday through Thursday
  night and again Friday afternoon into Friday night.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=mfr

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* Travel is strongly discouraged because of dangerous conditions. Do
  not detour during winter storms.

* If you must travel, keep tire chains, a flashlight, blankets,
  food, water, medications, and a fully charged phone with you.

* A Winter Storm Warning means that severe winter weather is likely
  and poses a threat to life and property. Take protective action
  now.

* See http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov for latest road conditions.

&&

$$

ORZ023>025-291430-
/O.CON.KMFR.WS.W.0010.000000T0000Z-240302T1800Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.WW.Y.0016.240229T1200Z-240302T1800Z/
Central Douglas County-Eastern Curry County and Josephine County-
Eastern Douglas County Foothills-
Including the city of Toketee Falls
729 PM PST Wed Feb 28 2024

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST
SATURDAY ABOVE 2500 FEET...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM THURSDAY
TO 10 AM PST SATURDAY ABOVE 1500 FEET...

* WHAT...For the Winter Storm Warning, heavy snow expected above
  2500 feet. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 4 feet, locally
  higher over the Kalmiopsis Wilderness. Winds gusting as high as
  50 mph. For the Winter Weather Advisory, snow expected above
  1500 feet. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches, locally
  18 inches above 2000 feet. Winds gusting as high as 30 mph.

* WHERE...Douglas County, eastern Curry County and Josephine
  County, including Toketee Falls, Glendale, Selma, Cave Junction
  and Obrien. For the Winter Storm Warning, the Kalmiopsis
  Wilderness, Highway 138 and the Tiller-Trail Highway. For the
  Winter Weather Advisory, the passes on Interstate 5 north of
  Grants Pass, Highways 42, 199 and 138, including Camas Mountain,
  Hayes Hill.

* WHEN...For the Winter Storm Warning, until 10 AM PST Saturday.
  For the Winter Weather Advisory, from 4 AM Thursday to 10 AM PST
  Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Blowing
  snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous
  conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. Strong
  winds could cause tree damage.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...A strong front moves in tonight and drops
  snow levels quickly Thursday morning, which could cause
  hazardous wintry conditions down to around 1500 feet. Additional
  periods of snow will continue Thursday afternoon through
  Saturday morning.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=mfr

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* Travel is strongly discouraged because of dangerous
  conditions. Do not detour during winter storms.

* 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
  likely and poses a threat to life and property. Take
  protective action now.

* See https://www.tripcheck.com or http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov
  for latest road conditions.

&&

$$

ORZ027-028-291430-
/O.CON.KMFR.WS.W.0010.000000T0000Z-240302T1800Z/
South Central Oregon Cascades-
Siskiyou Mountains and Southern Oregon Cascades-
Including the cities of Crescent Lake, Diamond Lake,
Howard Prairie, and Siskiyou Summit
729 PM PST Wed Feb 28 2024

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST
SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow
  accumulations of 2 to 4 feet, but around 12 inches at Siskiyou
  Summit. Winds gusting as high as 65 mph.

* WHERE...The Cascade and Siskiyou Mountains, including Howard
  Prairie, Union Creek, Crater Lake, Diamond Lake, Crescent Lake,
  and all passes, including portions of Interstate 5 and highways
  58, 138, 230, 62, 66, and 140.

* WHEN...From 4 PM this afternoon to 10 AM PST Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Patchy
  blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. Gusty
  winds could bring down tree branches.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...A brief period of moderate to heavy snow is
  possible from 7 am to noon Thursday at Siskiyou Summit with
  rapidly falling snow levels. Snowfall rates of 1 to 2 inches
  per hour are possible at times in the mountains. Additional snow
  continues Thursday afternoon through Saturday morning.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=mfr

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* Travel is strongly discouraged because of dangerous
  conditions. Do not detour during winter storms.

* If you must travel, keep tire chains, a flashlight, blankets,
  food, water, medications, and a fully charged phone with you.

* A Winter Storm Warning means that severe winter weather is
  likely and poses a threat to life and property. Take
  protective action now.

* See https://www.tripcheck.com or http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov
  for latest road conditions.

&&

$$

ORZ029-030-291430-
/O.CON.KMFR.WS.W.0010.000000T0000Z-240302T1800Z/
Klamath Basin-
Northern and Eastern Klamath County and Western Lake County-
Including the cities of Altamont, Olene, Klamath Falls, Midland,
Crescent, Gilchrist, and Chemult
729 PM PST Wed Feb 28 2024

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST
SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow
  accumulations of 4 to 8 inches in the Klamath Basin, but 8 to 15
  inches elsewhere, and up to 2 feet expected on Winter Rim.
  Winds gusting as high as 60 mph.

* WHERE...Klamath Basin and Northern and Eastern Klamath County
  and Western Lake County, including Klamath Falls, Chiloquin,
  Crescent, Chemult, Bly.

* WHEN...Until 10 AM PST Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. Snow and blowing snow
  could significantly reduce visibility with occasional whiteout
  conditions possible. The hazardous conditions could impact the
  morning or evening commute. Strong winds could cause tree
  damage.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...This will be a long duration event and
  snow will not be heavy the entire time the warning is in
  effect. Snow is expected to be heaviest Thursday through
  Thursday night and again Friday afternoon into Friday night.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=mfr

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* Travel is strongly discouraged because of dangerous
  conditions. Do not detour during winter storms.

* If you must travel, keep tire chains, a flashlight, blankets,
  food, water, medications, and a fully charged phone with you.

* A Winter Storm Warning means that severe winter weather is
  likely and poses a threat to life and property. Take
  protective action now.

* See https://www.tripcheck.com for latest road conditions.

&&

$$

CAZ083-291430-
/O.CON.KMFR.WS.W.0010.000000T0000Z-240302T1800Z/
North Central and Southeast Siskiyou County-
Including the cities of Pondosa, Bray, and Tennant
729 PM PST Wed Feb 28 2024

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST
SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow
  accumulations of 1 to 2 feet, except 2 to 4 feet in the mountains.
  Winds gusting as high as 65 mph.

* WHERE...North Central and Southeast Siskiyou County, including
  Tennant, and highway 97 near Grass Lake.

* WHEN...Until 10 AM PST Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible at times.
  Snow and blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility with
  occasional whiteout conditions possible. Gusty winds could
  bring down tree branches.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snow levels 5000 feet tonight lowering to
  4000 feet Thursday, then below 2500 feet Thursday night into
  Friday and likely remaining there into Saturday. Snow is
  expected to be heaviest Thursday through Thursday night and
  again Friday afternoon into Friday night.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=mfr

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* Travel is strongly discouraged because of dangerous
  conditions. Do not detour during winter storms.

* 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
  likely and poses a threat to life and property. Take
  protective action now.

* See https://www.tripcheck.com or http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov
  for latest road conditions.

&&

$$

ORZ026-291430-
/O.CON.KMFR.WS.W.0010.000000T0000Z-240302T1800Z/
Jackson County-
729 PM PST Wed Feb 28 2024

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST
SATURDAY ABOVE 2500 FEET...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected above 2500 feet. Total snow
  accumulations of 12 to 18 inches. Winds gusting as high as 45
  mph.

* WHERE...Elevations above 2500 feet in Jackson County. This
  includes Butte Falls, the Tiller-Trail Highway, Dead Indian
  Memorial Road, and portions of highways 62 and 140.

* WHEN...Until 10 AM PST Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Patchy
  blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous
  conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snow levels drop rapidly late tonight into
  Thursday. This could bring some wet snow down to around 2000
  feet after 7 am Thursday morning, but recent warm ground should
  keep roads mainly wet with greatest impact above 2500 feet. Snow
  levels lower further to 1500 feet Thursday night into Friday,
  and possibly down near the valley floors Friday night into
  Saturday. So, stay tuned for updates and additional warnings or
  advisories.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=mfr

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* Travel is strongly discouraged because of dangerous
  conditions. Do not detour during winter storms.

* If you must travel, keep tire chains, a flashlight, blankets,
  food, water, medications, and a fully charged phone with you.

* A Winter Storm Warning means that severe winter weather is
  likely and poses a threat to life and property. Take
  protective action now.

* See https://www.tripcheck.com for latest road conditions.

&&

$$

CAZ081-291430-
/O.CON.KMFR.WS.W.0010.000000T0000Z-240302T1800Z/
Central Siskiyou County-
729 PM PST Wed Feb 28 2024

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST
SATURDAY ABOVE 3500 FEET...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected above 3500 feet.
  Total snow accumulations of 8 to 12 inches, except up to 2 feet
  over the higher terrain. Winds gusting as high as 55 mph.

* WHERE...Central Siskiyou County, including Weed and Hilt on
  Interstate 5, Highway 97, and Highway 3 at Forest Mountain Pass
  between Yreka and Fort Jones.

* WHEN...Until 10 AM PST Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Patchy
  blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The
  hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening
  commute. Gusty winds could bring down tree branches.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...This will be a long duration event and
  snow will not be heavy the entire time the warning is in
  effect. Snow is expected to be heaviest Thursday through
  Thursday night and again Friday afternoon into Friday night.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=mfr

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* Travel is strongly discouraged because of dangerous
  conditions. Do not detour during winter storms.

* If you must travel, keep tire chains, a flashlight, blankets,
  food, water, medications, and a fully charged phone with you.

* A Winter Storm Warning means that severe winter weather is
  likely and poses a threat to life and property. Take
  protective action now.

* See http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov for latest road conditions.

&&

$$

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