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Winter Storm Watch

National Weather Service Medford OR
231 PM PST Fri Feb 22 2019

.A storm with a significant amount of moisture could bring
moderate to heavy mountain snow to the Cascades, mountains in
Western Siskiyou County, and portions of the East Side Saturday
night into at least Monday morning.

Western Siskiyou County-
231 PM PST Fri Feb 22 2019


* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations 18 to 24
  with local amounts up to 30 inches. Winds could gust as high
  as 35 mph in exposed areas.

* WHERE...The mountains of Siskiyou County. This includes the
  higher elevations of Sawyers Bar Road and highway 3 south of

* WHEN...From Saturday afternoon through Monday morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult to
  impossible. Visibilities could be reduced by blowing snow in
  more exposed areas where winds are gusty.

* View the hazard area in detail at


* 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.



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Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Medford OR
216 PM PST Fri Feb 22 2019

...Heavy Rain to Impact the Region Sunday through Tuesday...

.Low pressure will develop around Vancouver Island through the
weekend allowing a moist westerly flow to setup across Oregon and
northern California. Heavy rain and mountain snow will impact the
area with especially hazardous winter weather developing in the
mountains and rapid rises on all area rivers with some flooding

Western Siskiyou County-Central Siskiyou County-
South Central Siskiyou County-
North Central and Southeast Siskiyou County-
Including the cities of Callahan, Etna, Greenview, Happy Camp,
Scott Bar, Somes Bar, Weed, Dunsmuir, McCloud, and Mount Shasta
216 PM PST Fri Feb 22 2019


The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a

* Flood Watch for a portion of northern California, including
  the following areas, Central Siskiyou County, North Central
  and Southeast Siskiyou County, South Central Siskiyou County,
  and Western Siskiyou County.

* From late Sunday night through Tuesday morning.

* Rainfall amounts from Sunday through Monday of 2 to 5 inches are

* Soils will become saturated with runoff contributing to rapid
  river rises on all major rivers and smaller creeks. Snowmelt may
  contribute to the runoff. Areal flooding is possible across
  urban areas and pastures.

* Burn scar flooding and debris flows are possible within fire
  scars. The Natchez fire scar will be prone to significant


A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.

Landslides and debris flows are possible during this flood
event. People, structures and roads located below steep slopes,
in canyons and near the mouths of canyons may be at serious risk
from rapidly moving landslides.



Hydrologic Outlook

Hydrologic Outlook

Hydrologic Outlook
National Weather Service Medford, OR
225 PM PST Thu Feb 21 2019

...Flood Potential Outlook for quick river rises, main stem river
flooding, and the potential for snow melt flooding on rivers and
streams in the following counties in California...Modoc...Siskiyou
and in Oregon...Coos...Curry...Douglas...Jackson...Josephine...Klamath...Lake...

.At atmospheric river will bring a good chance for periods of heavy
precipitation over Coos, Curry, and Western Siskiyou Counties Sunday
through Tuesday and possibly longer. A front will likely stall over
the forecast area late this weekend with waves of heavier precipitation
moving through. The front will push through the area by early or the
middle of next week. 4 to 8 inches of rainfall are possible at the coast.
Confidence is low on how much rainfall and timing of heaviest rainfall, but
recent data have increased the chance for significant river rises and
flooding enough to warrant this outlook.

Farther east, there is higher uncertainty in terms of flooding potential.
It`s unknown how far inland the heaviest precipitation will extend and for
how long. However, periods of heavy precipitation are possible here as well,
and given how much snowpack is in the mountains, an extended period of heavy
rain on snow would result in flooding of small creeks and streams as well
as significant rises on main stem rivers.

A flood potential outlook is issued when there is the potential for
significant rises or flooding along rivers and streams.

The exact scenario for flooding remains uncertain. This product will
be updated as necessary. Watches and warnings may be issued by the
National Weather Service if this situation worsens.


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