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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
231 PM PST Sun Jan 24 2021

...Lower Elevation Snow expected through this evening...

...Heavy Snow Likely Across Much of Siskiyou County and portions
of Josephine and eastern Curry Counties Tuesday and Wednesday...

.A front moving across the area today is bringing light to
moderate snow down to 1000 to 2000 feet. Areas west of the
Cascades will see moderate snow accumulations, mainly above 2000
feet elevation, except down to 1500 feet in Douglas County and in
the southern Rogue Valley in and near Ashland. Across lower
valley floors, periods of light snow or a rain-snow mix are
expected into this evening. Lingering isolated to scattered
showers are expected tonight into Monday.

A much stronger and moister, cold low pressure system is then
likely to bring heavy snow to much of Siskiyou County, especially
the Mount Shasta area, Tuesday afternoon into Wednesday. Heavy
snow is possible in Josephine and eastern Curry counties as well
for elevations above 2000 feet.

ORZ026-250600-
/O.CON.KMFR.WW.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-210125T0600Z/
Jackson County-
Including the city of Ashland
231 PM PST Sun Jan 24 2021

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS
EVENING ABOVE 2000 FEET...

* WHAT...Snow expected above 2000 feet. Additional snow
  accumulations of 1 to 2 inches.

* WHERE...Portions of Jackson County above 2000 feet. This
  includes Jacksonville Hill along Highway 238, Butte Falls,
  Prospect, and portions of Highways 62 and 140. This also
  includes the City of Ashland as well as Interstate 5 near
  Ashland.

* WHEN...From 7 AM to 10 PM PST Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult with slick, snow
  covered roadways, at times.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Periods of light snow or a rain-snow mix
  are possible down to around lower valley floors at times, this
  evening. Isolated to scattered snow showers will continue
  tonight into Monday with light snow possible down to lower
  valley floors at times.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* Slow down and allow extra time to reach your destination.

* Carry tire chains and be prepared for snow covered roads and
  limited visibilities.

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

* A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
  will cause travel difficulties. &&

$$

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