Weather Alert – Snow Storm

From The NWS in Medford, OR

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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
406 PM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

…Strong Winter Storm Expected above 2000 feet Sunday through
Sunday Night…

Another winter storm will move into southwestern Oregon and
northern California Sunday. Snow levels will begin near 1000 feet
with some areas of light precipitation over northern portions of
the forecast area Sunday morning. However, snow levels will then
rise during the day on Sunday to between 2500 and 3500 feet as
precipitation increases and moves southeastward. Sunday evening
and night potential impacts from snow and blowing snow are likely
to increase as colder air arrives and snow levels lower to near
1000 feet.

ORZ029-251500-
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/O.UPG.KMFR.WS.A.0005.180225T1800Z-180226T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.WW.Y.0012.180226T0000Z-180226T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.WS.W.0008.180226T0000Z-180226T1200Z/
Klamath Basin-
Including the cities of Altamont and Klamath Falls
406 PM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM SUNDAY TO 4 AM PST
MONDAY…
…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM SUNDAY TO 4 AM PST
MONDAY…

* WHAT…Heavy snow is expected north and west of Klamath Falls
with moderate snow elsewhere, to include Klamath Falls. Total
snow accumulations of 6 to 10 inches are expected in the warning
area. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches are expected in
the advisory area.

* WHERE…Klamath Basin. Klamath Falls and areas south and east
are in the advisory area. Keno, Modoc Point, and Chiloquin are
in the winter storm warning area.

* WHEN…From 4 PM Sunday to 4 AM PST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions. Be
prepared for significant reductions in visibility.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

* Travel is strongly discouraged for those who are inadequately
prepared, especially in the warning area.

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

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

Winter Storm Warning

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
406 PM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

…Strong Winter Storm Expected above 2000 feet Sunday through
Sunday Night…

.Another winter storm will move into southwestern Oregon and
northern California Sunday. Snow levels will begin near 1000 feet
with some areas of light precipitation over northern portions of
the forecast area Sunday morning. However, snow levels will then
rise during the day on Sunday to between 2500 and 3500 feet as
precipitation increases and moves southeastward. Sunday evening
and night potential impacts from snow and blowing snow are likely
to increase as colder air arrives and snow levels lower to near
1000 feet.

ORZ029-251500-
/O.EXP.KMFR.WW.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-180225T0000Z/
/O.UPG.KMFR.WS.A.0005.180225T1800Z-180226T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.WW.Y.0012.180226T0000Z-180226T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.WS.W.0008.180226T0000Z-180226T1200Z/
Klamath Basin-
Including the cities of Altamont and Klamath Falls
406 PM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM SUNDAY TO 4 AM PST
MONDAY…
…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM SUNDAY TO 4 AM PST
MONDAY…

* WHAT…Heavy snow is expected north and west of Klamath Falls
with moderate snow elsewhere, to include Klamath Falls. Total
snow accumulations of 6 to 10 inches are expected in the warning
area. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches are expected in
the advisory area.

* WHERE…Klamath Basin. Klamath Falls and areas south and east
are in the advisory area. Keno, Modoc Point, and Chiloquin are
in the winter storm warning area.

* WHEN…From 4 PM Sunday to 4 AM PST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions. Be
prepared for significant reductions in visibility.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

* Travel is strongly discouraged for those who are inadequately
prepared, especially in the warning area.

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

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

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