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Winter Storm Watch, Winter Weather Advisory

Statement as of 2:27 PM PST on February 24, 2017

Expires 1:00 PM EST on February 25, 2017


... Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 10 am PST Saturday...
... Winter Storm Watch in effect from Sunday morning through late
Sunday night...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow which is in effect until 10 am PST
Saturday. A Winter Storm Watch has also been issued. This Winter
Storm Watch is in effect from Sunday morning through late Sunday
night.

* Snow accumulations: 1 to 3 inches through tonight. 3 to 6 inches
are possible in the watch area Sunday.

* Elevation: above 1500 feet through tonight. Above 2500 feet for
the watch on Sunday.

* Timing: snow showers will continue through tonight. Snowfall
rates will become moderate to heavy this evening through
tonight. Another round of heavier snowfall is possible Sunday.

* Locations include: Highway 42 at Camas Mountain... Oregon Route
227 near the Jackson and Douglas County line... and rural areas
of southern Douglas County and northern Jackson County.

* Impacts: snowfall will create slippery, snow covered roads, and
reduce visibilities to less than a half mile or less at times.

* View the hazard area in detail at
http://weather.Gov/Medford/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 weather.Gov/Medford/cams for latest Road conditions.

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






Special Statement

Statement as of 2:48 PM PST on February 24, 2017

Expires 7:00 AM EST on February 25, 2017


... Potential for moderate to heavy snow for areas west of the
Cascades into the mountains and northern California Sunday
afternoon and night...

A strong storm is expected to produce moderate to heavy snow for
portions of the west side, the mountains, and in northern
California Sunday through Sunday night. Confidence has increased
that snow will occur, but uncertainty remains as to how much snow
will fall and how low snow levels will be.

The most likely locations for travel impacts will be Interstate 5
at Siskiyou Summit and the Lower Mountain passes between Grants
Pass and Canyonville, Highway 199 in the Illinois Valley, The
Mount Shasta area, Highway 89 east of Mount Shasta city and the
Cascades passes in Oregon.

The Rogue Valley may also be impacted by light snowfall late
Sunday.

Those planning to travel through southwest Oregon and northern
California Sunday through Sunday night should monitor forecasts
and plan accordingly.


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Michigan - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
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Nevada - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
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