weather.gov     
National Weather Service

Watches, Warnings & Advisories
NWS Homepage

One product issued by NWS for: 5 Miles NNE Fort Jones CA
Share |


Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
208 PM PST Fri Dec 9 2022

CAZ080-101300-
/O.CON.KMFR.WS.W.0009.221210T0000Z-221211T0000Z/
Western Siskiyou County-
Including the cities of Callahan and Etna
208 PM PST Fri Dec 9 2022

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST SATURDAY
ABOVE 3000 FEET...

* WHAT...Heavy wet snow expected above 3000 feet. Total snow
  accumulations of 5 to 20 inches. Winds gusting as high as 60
  mph over high and exposed terrain.

* WHERE...Elevations above 3000 feet within Western Siskiyou
  County. This includes Etna Summit on Sawyers Bar Road, and
  highway 3 east of Fort Jones.

* WHEN...From 4 PM Friday to 4 PM PST Saturday.

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

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...High snowfall rates of 1-2 inches per
  hour are likely, especially in the higher terrain tonight into
  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.

* If you must travel, keep tire chains, a flashlight, blankets,
  food, water, medications, and a fully charged phone with you.
  Do not detour during winter storms.

* 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.

&&

$$



U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
E-mail: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
Page last modified: May 16, 2007
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: for Safety, for Work, for Fun - FOR LIFE