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Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory

Statement as of 3:31 AM PST on December 05, 2016

Expires 1:00 PM EST on December 06, 2016


... Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow in effect from 10 am this
morning to 10 am PST Tuesday...
... Winter Weather Advisory for snow in effect from 10 am this
morning to 10 am PST Tuesday...

* snow accumulations... 12 to 18 inches in the warning area... with
6 to 12 inches in the advisory area.

* Winds... west winds of 15 to 25 mph will cause areas of blowing
and drifting snow and low visibility... mainly over the higher
elevations.

* Timing... snow will develop late this morning and becoming heavy
at times late this afternoon through Tuesday morning.

* Locations in the warning include... the Cascades from Lake of The
Woods north. This includes Crater Lake... Diamond Lake and
portions of Highway 140... 62 and 232 near Union Creek.

* Locations in the advisory include... the Cascades and Siskiyous
south of Lake of The Woods. This includes Howard
Prairie... Interstate 5 at Siskiyou Summit... Mount Ashland... and
dead Indian Memorial Highway.

* Impacts... heavy snow and reduced visibilities will cause travel
difficulties. Roads will be snow covered and icy. Higher rural
and unplowed roads will become impassable due to heavy snow.

* View the hazard area in detail at http://weather.Gov/Medford/hazard

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

* travel is strongly discouraged, especially in warning areas, because
of dangerous conditions.

* If you must travel, keep tire chains, a flashlight, blankets,
food, water, medications, and a fully charged phone with you.

* The safest place during a winter storm is indoors.

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

* A Winter Storm Warning means that severe winter weather is likely
and poses a threat to life and property. Take protective action
now.






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