Siskiyou Mountains and Southern Oregon Cascades Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 3:35 AM PST Jan. 17, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 10 am Wednesday to 4 am
PST Thursday...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow... which is in effect from 10 am
Wednesday to 4 am PST Thursday.

* Snow accumulations... 6 to 12 inches.

* Winds... south to southwest 20 to 30 mph causing some blowing and
drifting snow.

* Elevation... above 5000 feet.

* Timing... snow levels lower Wednesday morning with periods of
snow Wednesday afternoon through much of Wednesday night.

* Locations include... Crater Lake... and highways 138, 232 and 230
as well as the Siskiyou Mountains west of Siskiyou Summit.

* Impacts... snow will reduce visibility and make travel difficult
on area roadways.

* 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.



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