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Winter Storm Warning

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

CAZ081-101300-
/O.CON.KMFR.WS.W.0009.221210T0000Z-221211T0000Z/
Central Siskiyou County-
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 6 to 10 inches. Winds gusting as high as 65
  mph within Shasta Valley.

* WHERE...Elevations above 3000 feet within Central Siskiyou
  County. This includes Forrest Mountain Summit on Highway 3 and
  Interstate 5 near Weed and Hilt.

* 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. Very strong winds
  may cause tree damage.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...1-2 inches per hour snowfall rates are
  expected tonight, especially towards Weed. This in combination
  with the strong winds will cause occasional blizzard like
  conditions with visibility below a half mile near Weed
  (including I-5) and possibly as far south as Mt. Shasta City.
  The timing for these blizzard like conditions are expected to be
  between 9 PM and 1 AM PST tonight.

* 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.

&&

$$



High Wind Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
1047 AM PST Fri Dec 9 2022

CAZ081-101200-
/O.CON.KMFR.HW.W.0011.221210T0000Z-221210T1500Z/
Central Siskiyou County-
Including the city of Yreka
1047 AM PST Fri Dec 9 2022

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON
TO 7 AM PST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...South winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 65 mph
  possible.

* WHERE...Central Siskiyou County within the Shasta Valley.

* WHEN...From 4 PM Friday to 7 AM PST Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Damaging winds could blow down trees and perhaps
  power lines at times. Power outages are possible. Travel could
  be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The strongest winds will be located near
  Weed. Up to 1 inch of snow is expected between Gazelle and
  south of Hilt resulting in reduced visibility at times.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

People should avoid being outside in forested areas and around
trees and branches. If possible, remain in the lower levels of
your home during the windstorm, and avoid windows. Use caution if
you must drive.

&&

$$



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