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Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
418 PM PST Mon Nov 28 2022

CAZ081-291215-
/O.CON.KMFR.WS.A.0006.221201T0000Z-221202T0000Z/
Central Siskiyou County-
418 PM PST Mon Nov 28 2022

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 5 to
  10 inches possible. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph in the
  Shasta Valley and over the mountains.

* WHERE...This includes areas in the Shasta Valley from Gazelle
  south and elevations above 3000 feet in central Siskiyou
  County. This includes Interstate 5 near Weed and Gazelle and
  highway 97 east of Weed.

* WHEN...From Wednesday afternoon through Thursday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. The
  hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening
  commute. Blowing snow may reduce significantly reduce
  visibility and create near white out conditions at times.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Heaviest snow is expected late Wednesday
  evening through Thursday morning. Moderate snow of 2 to 5
  inches is possible near Yreka and Montague.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* 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 snow
  accumulations that may create dangerous travel.

&&

$$



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